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.