Microsoft says Thin is in; Announces Nano Server
Just as we are getting ready to follow further with the idea of containerizing, Microsoft has upped their stakes in the container game and also put out a very interesting new server build. Today it was announced that there is an upcoming release if Windows server which has been dubbed “Nano”.
This ultra thin OS is geared towards the cloud-friendly, scale-out world. The timing is perfect as many companies are preparing to look towards the cloud, pubic or private, to build their next generation applications.
Server Core Light
Since the launch of Windows Server 2008 R2, there was a new Core Edition which was a basic, command-line only alternative which was framed around providing PowerShell and .NET to the system without the overhead of the GUI.
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