Solutions providers can use this study guide to learn about a Windows Server 2008 R2 upgrade and advise their customers on the best course of action.
Think you're already a pro on R2? Do you know all of the optional features offered in Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Core or what the Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter edition provides each licensed processor? Use this study guide to test your know-how and get connected to more Windows Server 2008 R2 upgrade information, including how to view a customer's diagnosis report and how to figure out if your customers meet hardware requirements.
You'll also find resources on Windows Server 2008 R2 features, including the Task Manager, tips on interoperability and information on options for the available licenses and editions. There are also compatibility factors that you need to consider, including the Windows Server 2008 R2 features that can only be used when run with Windows 7.
From Server Core changes to new performance monitoring features, this study guide will test your Windows Server 2008 R2 upgrade knowledge. There will also be additional resources provided on Windows Server 2008 R2 features and how they compare to the previous version.
This was first published in April 2010