As I’ve said in many conferences, Windows Server 2012 is probably the product that I’ve seen that has the highest number of innovations ! Because of this number of innovations, I think it is never too early to start learning about Windows Server 2012 and why not fill the long days of the summer with some usefull reading ?
To start Learning about Windows Server 2012 you have the following resources :
MVA (Microsoft Virtual Academy) : http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com where you will find a series of documents and presentations on Windows Server 2012.
Free Ebook – Introducing Windows Server 2012 :
- PDF : Introducing Windows Server 2012 PDF ebook
- EPUB : Introducing Windows Server 2012 EPUB ebook
- MOBI : Introducing Windows Server 2012 MOBI ebook
The book includes the following chapters :
Chapter 1 The business need for Windows Server 2012
The rationale behind cloud computing Making the transition
Technical requirements for successful cloud computing
Four ways Windows Server 2012 delivers value for cloud computing Foundation for building your private cloud
Chapter 2 Foundation for building your private cloud
A complete virtualization platform
Increase scalability and performance Business continuity for virtualized workloads
Chapter 3 Highly available, easy-to-manage multi-server Platform
Chapter 4 Deploy web applications on premises and in the cloud
Scalable and elastic web platform
Support for open standards
Chapter 5 Enabling the modern work style
Access virtually anywhere, from any device
Full Windows experience
Enhanced security and compliance
You can also get a hardcopy of the book if you prefer through your favorite bookstore.
You can learn more about Windows Server 2012 and download an evaluation edition of the product from here : http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/hh670538.aspx
Enjoy your reading !