Introduction

Windows Server 2016 is more than just another iteration of the Windows Server operating system. Not only does Windows Server 2016 include a raft of new features and an entirely new way of deploying workloads through Windows Server and Hyper-V containers, Windows Server 2016 debuts Nano Server, a scaled down refactored version of Windows Server, which has minimal disk space and RAM requirements.

While Microsoft’s focus is firmly on the cloud, the innovations present in Windows Server 2016 demonstrate that the company isn’t neglecting customers who wish to maintain on-premises workloads. Not only is Windows Server 2016 able to host traditional on-premises roles including domain controller, DNS server, DHCP server, certificate server, ...

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