TechNet Webcast: Prepare Yourself for Windows Server 2008 (Part 5 of 8): New File Server Features (Level 200)
TechNet Webcast: Prepare Yourself for Windows Server 2008 (Part 5 of 8): New File Server Features (Level 200)
Event ID: 1032359946
Language(s): English.
Product(s): Other.
Audience(s): IT Implem_IT Generalist.
In this session, we discuss how the new file server features in Windows Server 2008 can help you more easily and reliably share your files on the network. We review the new features of the File Server role in Windows Server 2008 and talk about the new Server Message Block (SMB) 2.0 protocol, Transactional File IO, Server Backup, and the Storage Explorer. We talk about using the new Offline Files feature to keep local and remote folders in sync, and we take a look at failover clustering. We round off the session by discussing Distributed File System (DFS) and examining the new replication features.

Presenter: Keith Combs, IT Pro Evangelist, Microsoft Corporation

A Texan with "decent intelligence and a good base of experience to draw from," Keith Combs does not mince words. He enjoys working with both software and hardware, and he thrives on helping customers solve thorny problems. The world has come to rely on e-mail, Web servers, and file servers, and Keith loves showing people how to make the most out of these essential and emerging products. His greatest challenge? Keeping up with the lightning pace of innovation, technology, and information overload - no kidding! If he ever abandoned the server room for good, Keith would become your favorite driving range target, ducking golf balls in the cage tractor.

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