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Windows Server® 2012 Inside Out by William R. Stanek

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Chapter 1. Introducing Windows Server 2012

Getting to know Windows Server 2012

Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

Planning for Windows Server 2012

Thinking about server roles and Active Directory

Planning for availability, scalability, and manageability

WINDOWS Server 2012 is Microsoft’s most powerful, versatile, and fully featured server operating system yet. If you’ve been using Windows Server operating systems for a while, I think you’ll be impressed. Why? For starters, Windows Server 2012 includes a significantly enhanced operating system kernel, the NT 6.2 kernel. Because this kernel is also used by Windows 8, the two operating systems share a common code base and many common features, enabling you to readily apply what you know about Windows 8 ...

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