Microsoft’s Windows 8 server shows big Hyper-V improvements for scalability and replication. Windows 8 Server edition has about 100 new features, but the main focus was on Hyper-V and a new feature called Hyper-V Replica that provides “asynchronous, application-consistent virtual machine replication.

At the moment the main information about the Windows 8 and Windows 8 Server comes from official Building Windows 8 blog. SoftElegance keeps follow the blog to stay in touch about the new features comes with new MS’s OS.

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At Windows 8’s recent partial unveiling, Microsoft demonstrated a mission-critical SQL VM being replicated from a private cloud to the offsite data center with a few clicks. Also it was showen Hyper-V supporting 16 virtual processors per VM, up from the 4 supported today.

This post follows the original InfoWorld’s post Windows Server 8: A big leap for Hyper-V by J. Peter Bruzzese. See it for more info about Windows 8 Server.

When the Windows 8 will be released is the open question to discuss, One tells that it will be autumn 2012, others that it can be potential released at April 2011. Let’s follow the news.

We are sure that more news about Windows 8 Server’s new features will come to us from Build event on September 13-16. Stay in touch with us.