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Windows Server 2008 R2 Overview 1225768142880746 9

  1. 1. Stefan – Gabriel Georgescu University of Bucharest
  2. 2. Customers continue to tell us they want regular, compatible, and consistent server releases with great targeted innovation Our roadmap anticipates 2-4 year cadence of Windows Server releases Each major update followed by a minor “R2” update (e.g., Windows Server 2003, followed by WS 2003 R2; Windows Server 2008, followed by WS 2008 R2) R2 strategy enables release refinement and delivery of high value feature enhancements, while enabling Windows to adapt more quickly to changing industry landscape (e.g., hardware advances, new paradigms, etc.) Optional nature of R2 releases give IT the flexibility to leverage the latest server technology without feeling forced to upgrade their entire infrastructure Of note with R2 64-Bit only release 2nd time client and server jointly developed
  3. 3. 1. Strong emphasis on hardware, driver and application compatibility Goal to support Windows Server 2008 compatible applications, plus certified drivers and hardware 2. Take advantage of anticipated hardware advances Multicore, >64 processors, power management 3. Respond to important developments in the server landscape Virtualization, power management, server management 4. Lay the foundation for the next major release of Windows Componentization, automation, SaaS 5. Seek engineering efficiencies with Windows client Unified release focus across Client and Server drive up efficiencies Addressing Industry Trends Virtualization Power Multi/Many-core 64-Bit
  4. 4. Web Virtualization Management Hyper-V™ in Server 2008 R2 Power Management IIS 7 Live Migration PowerShell 2.0 .NET on Server Core Boot from VHD AD Administrative Center Integrated IIS7 Extensions Terminal Services & VDI Best Practices Analyzer Solid Foundation for Enterprise Workloads Scalability and Reliability Better Together with Windows 7 >64 Core Support Direct Access Componentization BranchCache DHCP Failover Enhanced Group Policies DNSSEC BitLocker on Removable Drives Microsoft Confidential
  5. 5. Overview Live-migration of VMs between servers with no loss of service Clustered Shared Volumes facilitates LM Benefits No dropped network connections Leverages Microsoft Failover Clustering Enables dynamic IT environment How SCVMM is recommended and can provide additional Live Migration management and orchestration scenarios such as Live Migration via policy Moving from Quick to Live Migration: Changes to VMs: No Changes to Storage infrastructure: No Changes to Network Infrastructure: No Update to Hyper-V 2.0 : Yes
  6. 6. Live Migration Quick Migration (WS08R2 Hyper-V) (Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V) VM State/Memory Transfer Save state 1. 1. Create VM on the target Create VM on the target a) a) Move memory pages from the source Write VM memory to shared b) b) to the target via Ethernet storage Final state transfer and virtual Move virtual machine 2. 2. machine restore Move storage connectivity from a) source host to target host via Pause virtual machine a) Ethernet Move storage connectivity from b) Restore state & Run source host to target host via 3. Ethernet Take VM memory from shared a) Un-pause & Run storage and restore on Target 3. Run b) Host 2 Host 1 Host 2 Host 1
  7. 7. Building on the solid architecture of Hyper-V Key Improvements Support for 32 logical processors on host computer Second Level Translation (SLAT) – Uses new processor enhancements to improve perf and reduce load on the hypervisor Hot Add/Remove Storage - Add and remove VHD disks to a running VM without requiring a reboot Boot from VHD - Allows any VHD to work on physical hardware Enable greater server consolidation, dynamic data center, and Virtualized Desktop (VDI) scenarios
  8. 8. Key Improvements TS and VDI – An Integrated Solution Single broker to connect users to sessions or virtual machines, out of the box solution for VDI scenarios with Hyper-V Improving the User Experience Experience rich multimedia, VoIP integration, aero glass remoting, true multi-monitor support RemoteApp & Desktop (RAD) connections Centrally hosted applications integrated into start menu and desktop Improved Management Toolset Reduce repetitive task with TS Powershell support, improved application install, connection broker install & profile management Platform Investments Multiple levels of extensibility for custom partner solutions for Terminal Services & VDI based solutions
  9. 9. Windows Server 2008 R2 improves on management and data center automation – expanded surface area that can be managed with scripting Key improvements Remoteable Server Manager UI – runs R2 or Windows 7 clients PowerShell 2.0 – new interface, 100’s of new cmdlets Best Practices Analyzer integrated into Server Manager Easier migration of roles and core server settings from WS03/WS08 to Windows Server 2008 R2 Cmdline solution or role-specific migration tools to migrate AD, DHCP, DNS and File and Print roles Migration portal and step-by-step documentation for all roles
  10. 10. Improved Command-line shell & Scripting Language Improves productivity & control Accelerates automation of system admin Easy-to-use Works with existing scripts Integration New Features Active Directory Graphical PowerShell IIS Portability Power Management New cmdlets One-to-many remote management using WS-MGMT
  11. 11. Improves on Windows Server 2008 Power Processor Management (PPM) capabilities Key Improvements “Core parking” reduces multi-core power consumption Centralized control of active power policies enable servers to “throttle-down” during off hours More granular power controls – example: New Logo Program with Power Additional Qualifier
  12. 12. “Better Together” leverages joint development efforts between Client and Server teams Key Improvements Direct Access simplifies access to corporate resources for remote workers BranchCache improves performance for branch scenarios More granular client power management BitLocker encryption on removable drives
  13. 13. Allows Windows 7 clients to access corporate resources without the need to establish a VPN connection Simple user experience: plug in the network cable Improves productivity for mobile workforce or remote workers Seamless VPN Deployment Routed VPN Deployment Uses default DNS and routing for Corporations w/ out access IPv6 ISP service use Public 6to4 Relays for IPv6 Internet v6 Internet clients New or Existing Managed Client New or Existing DHCP DHCP IPv4 may be used if Filters all traffic Public 6to4 no NAT except IKE and Relay Encrypted flows Uses SSTP if New or Existing All Tunnels blocked by Firewall New or Existing RODC or NAP Authenticated RODC or NAP Managed Client and Encrypted Creates automatic 6to4 tunnel DMZ New or Existing DNS Direct Access New or Managed Client Firewall Corpnet (IPv4, IPv6 or Internet Existing DNS Routed VPN Server ISATAP) Uses IPsec if (With no IPv6 ISP access) Internet Corpnet (IPv4, IPv6 or Managed Client preferred & possible IPv4 &/or IPv6 Creates automatic ISATAP) Teredo tunnel when Direct Access IPv4 &/or IPv6 NAT present Seamless VPN Server Public NAT Teredo Managed Client Managed Client ISATAP Service may Service be offloaded to Optional Configuration: May use Public additional Server(s) IPv6 Transition Server Legend: ISATAP Service may Teredo for P2P Legend: access b/w clients be offloaded to E2E Encrypted IPsec – IPv6 Native IPv4/IPv6 Optional Configuration: additional Server(s) NAT Optional E2E Encrypted IPsec – IPv4 IPv6 Transition Server IPsec Agile VPN 6to4Tunnel Managed Client SSTP Public Teredo Managed Teredo (Prefix assigned)
  14. 14. • Application and data access over • Caches http & SMB downloaded by WAN is slow in branch offices users in the branch • Slow connections hurt user • Users can quickly open files stored productivity in the cache • Improving network performance is • Frees up network bandwidth for expensive and difficult to implement other uses
  15. 15. Extensions Add Further Functionality 21
  16. 16. New IIS Manager Modules ASP.NET on Server Core Integrated PowerShell Provider Configuration Logging & Tracing Integrated FTP and WebDAV Extended Protection & Security
  17. 17. The Overall Value for Customers More Reliable More Control More Secure More Choice Increased availability Simplified, delegated Improved security and server Flexible platform with through powerful management through flexible, protection through reduced enhanced support for troubleshooting tools, customizable administration server footprint and multiple application improved caching and tools with easier application enhanced publishing and development platforms and dynamic request handling deployment for developers request filtering capabilities media content delivery  Obtain detailed reporting  Configure and manage your  Implement reduced attack  Deploy a streamlined, more and diagnostic information Web infrastructure from one surface with automatic modular and extensible more easily place through wide selection application isolation Web server of administration tools  Enable high-speed  Publish Web content more  Optimize bandwidth and  Delegate site configuration dynamic caching and securely using standards- set content delivery options compression for improved management and publishing based protocols through intelligent media performance to remote users serving  Protect Web server and  Implement scalable Web  Archive, package, migrate and  Deploy and develop Web applications from farm with HTTP-based deploy complete applications malicious requests and ASP.NET and PHP load balancing and and Web servers more easily unauthorized access applications together on intelligent request more flexible Web platform handling and routing
  18. 18. Run the largest workloads and fully utilize multicore servers with a single WSS08R2 server instance Get standard workloads to function with fewer locks and greater parallelism Support more than 64 processor cores for a single OS instance Reduced overhead for Hyper-V, and improved storage performance Componentization - Improvements to Server Core .NET framework on Server core Support more roles and broaden current role support (e.g., the addition of within IIS) PowerShell scripting in Server Core
  19. 19. DHCP Failover Primary/Secondary DHCP servers synch information Secondary server provides DHCP information until primary server is back online DNS Security (DNSSEC) Prevents denial of service attacks and illegitimate DNS responses Validates name resolution and zone transfers comes from a trusted source Uses PKI infrastructure to secure DNS resource records
  20. 20. Windows Server Roadmap R2 2008 Service Pack Two
  21. 21. Built on the solid foundation of Windows Server 2008 Delivers feature refinements and adapts to industry changes Key pillars Virtualization Management Better Together with Client Scalability & Reliability Web Continue predictable release cycle started with Windows Server 2003 R2
  22. 22. © 2005 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. This presentation is for informational purposes only. Microsoft makes no warranties, express or implied, in this summary.