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Server 2012 & Windows 8 Seminar Slide Deck

Server 2012 & Windows 8 Seminar Slide Deck

pdawacko77 MCT

May 30, 2013

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  4. • Start Screen
    • Cloud integration
    • Reset and Refresh your PC
    • Windows To Go
    • Remote Desktop Services
    • Client Hyper-V
    • Support for multiple processor architectures

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  5. Windows 8 Editions
    Windows 8 comes in four editions:
    • Windows 8
    • Windows 8 Pro
    • Windows 8 Enterprise
    • Windows RT is the ARM-specific version of Windows 8 designed for
    mobile devices that use the ARM processor architecture

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  6. Windows 8 Hardware Requirements
    Recommended hardware requirements:
    • 1 GHz or faster processor
    • 1 GB RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
    • 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
    • DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
    Windows 8 feature-specific requirements:
    • UEFI-based BIOS for secured boot process
    • 64-bit processor with second level address translation support
    • TPM for full BitLocker support

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  9. Using Server Manager, you can:
    • Manage multiple servers from one instance of
    Server Manager
    • Deploy roles and features to remote servers
    • Generate Windows PowerShell scripts for actions
    performed in Server Manager
    • Group servers
    • View the status of
    all servers from a single location
    • Determine whether roles on the network are
    functioning efficiently

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  10. The new PowerShell Integrated Scripting
    Engine provides:
    • Integrated help – enables you to search for
    Windows PowerShell cmdlets if you know
    a few characters in their name.
    • IntelliSense - which suggests values as you
    type and prompts you for parameter

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  11. • Benefits of Using Server Core
     Reduced update requirements.
     Reduced hardware footprint.
    • Graphical shell is now a feature. Can be turned off and back on again
    • Server Core Installation Options
     Server Core. The standard deployment of Server Core. It is possible to
    convert to the full version of Windows Server 2012.
     Server Core with Management. This works the same as a deployment of
    Windows Server 2012 with the graphical component, except that the
    graphical components are not installed.

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  14. New Storage Features in Windows Server 2012
    • Multi-terabyte volumes
    • Data deduplication
    • Storage Spaces and Storage Pools
    • Unified remote management of File and Storage Services in Server
    • Server Message Block 3.0
    • iSCSI Target server
    • Resilient System
    • Scale-Out File Server
    • Windows PowerShell cmdlets for File and Storage Services

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  15. Windows Azure Online Backup
    •Back up to the cloud
    • Uses Windows Server Backup
    • Extensible to enable third-party providers

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  16. Overview of Networking Changes
    •Data Center Bridging
    •NIC Teaming
    •Data Center Transmission
    Control Protocol
    •Network Direct
    •Receive Segment Coalescing
    •Receive Side Scaling
    •Quality of Service

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  17. DirectAccess Improvement
     Connects automatically to the corporate network over the public network
     Uses various protocols, including HTTPS, to establish IPv6 connectivity
     Supports selected server access and IPSec authentication
     Supports end-to-end authentication and encryption
     Supports management of remote client computers
     Allows remote users to connect directly to intranet servers
    Features of DirectAccess
     Always-on connectivity
     Seamless connectivity
     Bidirectional access
     Manage-out Support
     Improved security
     Integrated solution
    Benefits of DirectAccess

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  19. DHCP Improvements
    DHCP name protection can be configured in properties at
    the IP level or scope level
    DHCP Limitations WS 2012 solution
    Failure of DHCP will result in loss of
    network connectivity for clients
    DHCP failover
    Windows systems can have their
    DNS name registrations overwritten
    by non-Microsoft systems bearing
    the same system name
    DHCP name

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  21. Introducing IP Address Management
    IP administration area Description
    Reduces the time and expense of the planning
    process when changes occur in the network
    Provides a single point of management and assists
    in optimizing utilization and capacity planning for
    DHCP and DNS
    Enables tracking and forecasting of IP address
    Assists with compliance requirements and provides
    reporting for forensics and change management
    IPAM facilitates IP management in organizations with complex networks by
    enabling administration and monitoring of DHCP and DNS

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  24. • Virtual hard disks can be as large as 64 terabyte
    • File structure minimizes the chance that the disk will become corrupt if the host
    server experiences a power outage
    • VHDX supports better alignment when deployed to a large sector disk
    • Allows larger block size for dynamic and differencing disks, which provides better
    performance for these workloads

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  25. • Network virtualization
    • Bandwidth management
    • DHCP guard
    • Router guard
    • Port mirroring
    • NIC teaming
    • Virtual Machine Queue
    • IPsec task offloading
    • SR-IOV

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  26. Virtual Machine Movement & High
    Availability in Hyper-v
    Available options for moving virtual machines are:
    • Virtual machine and storage migration
    • Quick Migration
    • Export/Import of a virtual machine

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  27. How Does Virtual Machine and Storage
    Migration Work?
    Storage Migration technology enables you to move a virtual machine and its
    storage to another location without downtime.
    • During migration the virtual machine hard drive is copied from one location to
    • Changes are written to both source and destination drives
    • You can move virtual machine storage to same host, another host, or server
    message block share
    • Storage and virtual machine configuration can be in different locations

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  29. Overview of Hyper-V Replica
    Hyper-V Replica enables you to replicate a single virtual machine over
    WAN or LAN network to another host.
    Hyper-V Replica components:
    • Replication Engine
    • Change Tracking
    • Network Module
    • Hyper-V Replica Broker role

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