Microsoft: Developers: Check out the Nano Server installation option in Windows Server 2016
As organizations move toward modern DevOps practices, the role of the operating system needs to evolve to support both the “Dev” and the “Ops” part of the equation.
In November we released Technical Preview 4 of Windows Server 2016, including updates for Nano Server, the new headless deployment option. Nano Server loads only the base OS roles, resulting in a footprint up to 20x smaller than Windows Server with Desktop Experience. For IT Pros, this translates into a smaller attack surface, fewer updates and reboots, and increased server density…all great for running and managing an efficient, secure datacenter.
Today let’s focus on why Nano Server is great for developers. Nano Server makes a particularly good application platform for “born in the cloud” applications which leverage containers and micro services architectures. These new development models work best with an OS that delivers speed, agility and lower resource consumption. Nano Server delivers…
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