The History and Evolution of The Windows Server Essay

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For my research paper, I chose to write about the history of Microsoft Windows Server. The reason I chose history of windows server, because it is important to know how it has evolved over the years. My goal is to inform and enlighten the reader and give the reader a better understanding of Windows Server. I will accomplish this by first discussing the start of Microsoft's server history, development, improvements, and then discuss my estimates about the future of Windows Server improvements. At the end of this paper I hope this will give you a better understanding of windows server functionality and reasoning for each evolution. What is a server? Webster's dictionary describes a computer server as,” a computer in a network that is…show more content…
The reason was there wasn’t a language that could issue and receive these commands. Confident in their ability and knowledge they felt that it was their obligation to develop this language. They contacted the MTIS team and committed themselves to the development of the language to run the Altair 8800. Just a few years later Microsoft was born. In 1993, Bill Gates took Microsoft Operating system business by storm. Microsoft had already become an innovator of computer software technologies for almost 20 years but Bill Gates was not finished, he still had a few more tricks up his sleeve. At this time Microsoft introduced Windows NT Advanced Server. The abbreviation NT was said to stand for new technology. It was the first basic network operating system server for Microsoft. NT was also a full 32 bit version of Windows that mirrored its UNIX competitor, which was another premier feature. It was a powerful high level language designed to complement Ms- Dos. NT was deemed the blue print of its predecessor operating systems. In 1994, Windows NT evolved. Microsoft released NT server 3.5 with the sole purpose to increase the speed of the operating system. The updates t o this new version of NT server included VFAT, WINS clients DHCP, WINS server, Microsoft DHCP and an OLE that used less memory. This was also the first time that the name Windows NT workstation and Windows NT server were used. Even though Windows NT 3.5 had its perks

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