Day 1 Winners
1. Jean-Benoit Paux (France)
2. Alex Melching (USA)
3. Wojciech Kasjanowicz (Poland)
Day 2 Winners
1. Rainer Jeschor (Germany)
2. Capt Saurabh Ranjan (India)
3. Nitin Bansal (USA)
And here are the answers to the contest questions:
Day 1 Answers (DidYouKnow2012.com contains all answers)
Q1: What is the largest virtual machine that Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V will support?
A1: Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V supports a VM with 64 virtual CPUs and 1 TB of RAM.
Q2: Under their dramatically simplified licensing experiences, what are the editions one must choose between when purchasing Windows Server 2012 or System Center 2012?
A2: Standard & Datacenter (answers also accepted that included Essentials & Foundations).
Q3: Name two Linux distributions that Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V will support.
A3: Any two of the following:
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 with Service Pack 4 (x86 & x64)
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 with Service Pack 1 or Service Pack 2 (x86 & x64)
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5-5.7 (x86 & x64)
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0-6.2 (x86 & x64)
- CentOS 5.5-5.7 (x86 & x64)
- CentOS 6.0-6.2 (x86 & x64)
Day 2 Answers (DidYouKnow2012.com contains all answers)
Q1: How many major releases has Hyper-V had in the last 4 years?
A1: 4 major releases.
Q3: Name two types of ROI that Windows Server 2012 provides beyond virtualization.
A3: All submitted answers were correct, a few key examples of correct answers are RDS, Storage Enhancements (such as Storage pools and Deduplication), and Security & Compliance
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