Balancing Compatibility and Footprint with the Minimal Server Interface

As Andrew mentioned in our previous blog post, we have made a huge investment this release to enable and improve many new and existing scenarios on Server Core.  While Server Core offers a great, minimal footprint system that is capable of running most server roles, we also recognize that many customers need to run software…


Server Core in Windows Server 2012

The Windows Server blog introduced many of the changes we have made for Windows Server 2012 for Server Core, the new Minimal Server Interface, and Features on Demand in this posting: http://blogs.technet.com/b/windowsserver/archive/2012/03/20/building-an-optimized-private-cloud-using-windows-server-8-server-core.aspx. We will be using the Server Core blog to discuss all of these in more depth and welcome you to post any comments…