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Windows Server® 2008 Inside Out by William R. Stanek

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Chapter 1. Introducing Windows Server 2008

Neo from the Matrix trilogy might not be impressed, but I certainly am. Windows Server 2008 is a powerful, versatile, and fully featured server operating system, and if you’ve been using Windows server operating systems for a while, I think you’ll be impressed as well. Why? For starters, Windows Server 2008 includes a significantly enhanced operating system kernel, the NT 6.1 kernel. As this kernel is also used by Windows Vista with Service Pack 1 or later, the two operating systems share a common code base and many common features, allowing you to readily apply what you ...

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