Free E-Book: Introducing Windows Server 2008 R2


Microsoft Press introduced a great technique to get more readers: Giving away free books, as simple as that. And this time with a great proposal: Introducing Windows Server 2008 R2.

Even though it is a short book (200 pages) you’ll see that there are several topics that you might be interested in. Here are the chapters involved:

  • Chapter 1    What’s New in Windows Server R2
  • Chapter 2    Installation and Configuration: Adding R2 to Your World
  • Chapter 3    Hyper-V: Scaling and Migrating Virtual Machines
  • Chapter 4    Remote Desktop Services and VDI: Centralizing Desktop and Application Management
  • Chapter 5    Active Directory: Improving and Automating Identity and Access   
    Chapter 6    The File Services Role
  • Chapter 7    IIS 7.5: Improving the Web Application Platform
  • Chapter 8    DirectAccess and Network Policy Server
  • Chapter 9    Other Features and Enhancements

You will find several information about important improvements introduced in this version, like: Hyper-V R2 (Live Migration and storage hot add feature); VDI; IIS 7.5; BranchCache and DirectAccess.


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