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.
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.