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Get the Most from Windows Server

Guidance for operating your Windows Server environment at peak performance.

Editor's Note: Windows Server in Harmony

A Windows Server environment is like a symphony, and you’re the conductor, so refining your art and techniques is a constant learning process.

TechNet Magazine: Optimizing the Branch Office Experience with Windows Server
2008 R2

Windows Server 2008 R2 offers several features that can be used to directly address the unique performance and security needs of branch office environments.

TechNet Magazine: Optimizing Hyper-V’s Memory Usage

When it comes to hosting a virtual workload, perhaps no hardware resource is as important to overall performance as physical memory.

Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server

This guide describes important tuning parameters and settings that can result in improved performance for the Windows Server 2008 operating system. Each setting and its potential effect are described to help you make an informed judgment about its relevance to your system, workload, and performance goals.

Windows Server 2008 Tips

Find nearly 50 tips and best practies for managing, troubleshooting and using Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

TechRepublic: Get the most from Windows Server 2008 Backup Utility

See how the built-in backup utility in Windows Server 2008 can be used for multiple scheduled daily backups and for off-site archiving in case of disaster.

TechNet Wiki: Hyper-V Gotchas

These are the top "gotchas" or "known issues" that folks seem to have trouble with in Hyper-V."Gotchas" are sometimes also called "lessons learned" and "best practices."

TechNet Library Resources



Integrate It All with Windows Server

Windows Server has become the key point of integration for everything across client, server, and application platforms, now and moving forward to the cloud.

Maximizing Windows Server 2008

Minimize frustration and maximize performance. Make use of the free tools and guidance for managing and maintaining Windows servers.


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