Technical Scenarios for Windows Server 2012
Published: February 29, 2012
Updated: May 31, 2012
Applies To: Windows Server 2012
The Technical Scenarios provide guidance that addresses an area of interest or particularly compelling capability enabled by Windows Server 2012. Typically, multiple features or product capabilities must come together to solve a problem or address a need. The guidance in this area will grow over time as we address more scenarios and get feedback from our customers.
Building Your Cloud Infrastructure: Scenario Overview
You can leverage new features around network and storage virtualization that, when combined with improved server virtualization, enable the building of your cloud infrastructure based on Windows Server 2012. This will help with your strategy in delivering Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) or building hosted services.
Dynamic Access Control: Scenario Overview
You can apply data governance across your file servers to control who can access information and to audit who has accessed information.
Hosting-Friendly Web Server Platform (IIS): Scenario Overview
Rapid and efficient scaling of your web applications makes for a cloud-ready web platform. Enhanced security, application initialization, NUMA-aware scalability, and the sharing of resources across sites allows for this rapid scaling with minimal management overhead.
Increasing Server, Storage, and Network Availability: Scenario Overview
New experiences in Windows Server 2012 work together to improve availability, performance, and reliability at the single-server and multiple-server (scale-up and scale-out) levels.