I haven’t got much time for publishing new articles in my blog, but I found this brand new publication and I thought it could be useful for a lot of people around there: “Introducing Windows 8, an overview for IT Professionals” (preview version). This book has some quite important topics that every IT guy which is considering implement Windows […]
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. Enjoy!