Linked by Bob Stein on Fri 26th Oct 2012 22:59 UTC
Windows has just posted their 17-page, 90-screenshot review of Microsoft Windows Server 2012. The review covers many different aspects of the OS including start screen, server manager, VHDX, chkdsk improvements, Hyper-V, private cloud, IIS 8, and more. "On the desktop, Windows 8 remains the most talked about release, but within the datacenter, Windows 8’s counterpart on the server is also creating its own noise amongst Sys Admins and Integrators. One of the themes around Windows 8 is mobility and Touch, Windows Server 2012 itself follows a theme that is part of an industry trend, the Cloud. Windows Server 2012 promises to embrace the concept of private clouds fully while maintaining the traditional concept of on premises administration using its familiar tools."
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RE[3]: Comment by Luminair
by WorknMan on Sun 28th Oct 2012 00:20 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Luminair"
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server 2012 boots to the desktop automatically. but eventually you'll have to run something, and metro is still the new start menu.

If it's anything like Windows 8, there's plenty of Start menu replacements to be had. Or just use a launcher. In all honesty, it's a lot of bitching about nothing.

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