Windows Server 2016 New Features and New Changes
Windows server 2016 is the latest release in windows server by Microsoft and it comes with some new changes and new features which makes and administrator life easier. In this post you can read about some new features in windows server 2016. Server 2016 have many new features in this post you can read about top 10 new features of windows server 2016. So lets take a look about windows server 2016 new features.
Windows Server 2016 new feature are as follows:
Windows server 2016 have new installation option called Nano server. It take less disk space and it is similar to server code mode. It doesn’t have local logon capability. You can use Nano server installation if you want to use your server as a DNS server, For web server and to host Hyper-V virtual machines etc.
Windows server 2016 have new Hyper-V role it have some new feature like Compatible with Connected Standby and Discrete device assignment Encryption support for the operating system disk in generation 1 virtual machines, Host resource protection. For more information about what’s new in Hyper-V
In windows server 2016 Server Anti malware is installed and its enabled by default. User needs to install user interface of windows server anti malware because it is not install by default. You can install user interface from add role and features wizard if you need it. Windows server anti malware will protect and update without user interface.
Active Directory Domain Services
Windows Sever 2016 have new improvements in Active directory domain services now you have more secure environment for your organization. What’s new in active directory
Windows server 2016 have new features in storage like Storage space direct which help us to build highly available storage using servers with local storage. Storage Replica it enables synchronous and block level replication between servers and you can create policies using Hyper-V and also monitor storage performance in Server 2016 with Storage Quality of Service (QoS)
TCP performance improvements
In addition of new features in Windows server 2016 there is some improvements in TCP performance now it reduce required time when transfer an object between cloud and client.
Windows PowerShell 5.0
Windows Server 2016 have Windows PowerShell 5.0 which includes new security features and include support for developing.
Remote Credential Guard
Windows server 2016 remote credential guard includes support for remote desktop sessions. Now remote desktop have SSO single sign on feature in windows server 2016.
Cluster Operating System Rolling Upgrade
With the help of Cluster Operating System Rolling Upgrade administrator can upgrade operating system of the cluster node from server 2012 to server 2016 without any downtime. As a result there is no need stop Hyper-V.
Windows server 2016 comes with improved health service. Due to improved version day to day monitoring is improved.
So these are some windows server 2016 new features. You can also download an evaluation version of windows server 2016 to explore new features in windows server 2016 from here. Also check whats new windows 10.
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