Linked by David Adams on Wed 8th Jul 2015 16:49 UTC, submitted by Samantha Sharp
Windows Microsoft is ceasing support for enterprise IT workhorse Windows Server 2003 on July 14th. Despite support reaching end of life, research from the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) suggests that at the end of 2014 61 per cent of businesses were still reliant on Windows Server 2003. A further study by Bit9 predicts 2.7 million Win2k3 servers will remain deployed post end-of-life. To give the OS a fitting send-off, Databarracks and the University of Surrey’s Electronics and Amateur Radio Society launched a Windows Server 2003 CD-ROM into the stratosphere in a weather balloon. You can watch the video at YouTube.
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RE: Comment by Drumhellar
by gld59 on Thu 9th Jul 2015 06:24 UTC in reply to "Comment by Drumhellar"
gld59
Member since:
2012-11-09

Your comment needs a minor edit.
s/2012/2008/g

The architectures are:
2003, 2008 - x86, AMD64, Itanium.
2008 R2 - AMD64, Itanium.
2012 and later - AMD64.

gld

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RE[2]: Comment by Drumhellar
by Drumhellar on Fri 10th Jul 2015 18:13 in reply to "RE: Comment by Drumhellar"
Drumhellar Member since:
2005-07-12

Whoops

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