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There's one big thing that he forgot to mention.

Server 2008 Enterprise and Datacenter editions both support clustering. And for those of us with many computers in their houses (*cough* folding farms *cough*), that increases performance on many applications by leaps and bounds
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post #32 of 43
Quote:
Originally Posted by Manyak View Post
There's one big thing that he forgot to mention.

Server 2008 Enterprise and Datacenter editions both support clustering. And for those of us with many computers in their houses (*cough* folding farms *cough*), that increases performance on many applications by leaps and bounds
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post #33 of 43
Interesting! However he has lost some of his credibility with me by saying that event view runs as slow as 'a slug in a molasses bath', considering it takes a fraction of a second to load the enter list...

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Exactly its absolutely ridiculous how far someone will go to back up the "word on the street."
Seriously....especially in certain areas *cough*OCN news section*cough*
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post #34 of 43
I loved Server 2008. I've been a fan for a long time. Beta to current. For some reason, all my CD Keys still work as well.
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post #35 of 43
The article is significantly out of date and has lost a lot of its relevance, now that many of Vista's most glaring problems have been mitigated through either drivers that don't suck and/or SP1.
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post #36 of 43
While Server 2008 might be a great Desktop OS, right now it is a very immature Server OS. It has some great features, but you have to jump through many hoops to get things like Sharepoint, Exchange, and SQL (versions before 2008). I was excited to use 2008 on my server, but had to eventually use 2003. Will move over at some point, as I think service packs to the apps I run will fix the incompatibilities.
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post #37 of 43
ive been using it since it came out and its great. performance wise and feature wise. Finaly got windows server to work the way i wanted.

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post #38 of 43
Quote:
Originally Posted by David_1337 View Post
Are server editions usually more expensive?
Windows Server 2008 Standard costs $999! great desktop OS that is!
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Windows Server 2008 Standard costs $999! great desktop OS that is!
For us MSDNAA people it is I have 4 licenses
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Quote:
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For us MSDNAA people it is I have 4 licenses
im in MSDNAA as well, but we're only allowed 1 license.....but at least its free
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