Pos/355 Team Assignment

2415 WordsAug 26, 201210 Pages
Windows 7 Windows 7 is an operating system that is of the Microsoft Windows family. Windows 7 is part of one of the most used operating systems around the world. It is the successor to Windows XP and Windows Vista. Alongside Windows 7 are two other operating systems that are viewed as alternatives to the Windows OS. Those alternatives include Linux operating systems as well as Windows Server 2008. Windows 7 Versions Windows 7 like all other versions before has with sub versions of its operating system. Theses sub versions include W7 Starter, W7 Home Basic, W7 Home Premium, W7 Professional, W7 Enterprise, and W7 Ultimate. These are all sub versions of W7 that have their key features as well as their requirements. Beginning with Windows…show more content…
In our world today there are so many different types of operating systems as well as features and applications that run on them. There are many similarities as well as differences between Windows 7, Linux and Windows Server 2008. The one enduring similarity is that all three are intended to be utilized as an operating system is meant to. Windows Server 2008 Windows Server 2008 is a line of server operating systems (OS) from Microsoft. It is the successor of Windows Server 2003 and shares the same code base as Windows Vista. New features were added in Server 2008 particularly Server Core command utility from security perspective to reduce attack surface. Windows Server 2008 Versions Windows Server 2008 comes with three basic editions. The usage depends on the level of criticalness of applications. Following is a summary view of all three. Datacenter Edition Datacenter Edition is for the most mission-critical applications. It offers highest level of virtualization which helps in achieving highest levels of scalability, reliability, and availability Enterprise Edition For the next critical level, we have the enterprise edition. It provides a cost-effective way to realize the benefits of virtualization. Standard Edition Standard edition is designed to increase the reliability and flexibility of your server infrastructure while helping save time and reduce costs. Powerful tools give you greater control over your servers and streamline configuration and
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