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Windows Server 2008

Windows | Windows Server 2008


Last reviewed May 27, 2010

PRIMEQUEST supports Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems and Service Pack 2 for Windows Server 2008.

Windows Server 2008 builds on the success and strengths of the award-winning Windows Server family and includes many new features and improved functions.

Windows Server 2008 Product Features

1. Maintenance is greatly simplified
2. Improvements in Flexibility and Availability
3. The most reliable and robust Windows platform

Refer to the Microsoft pages for further information about Windows Server 2008.

On May 27, 2009 Microsoft Corp. released Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (Windows Server 2008 SP2). The information provided here is to help you make a smooth installation. Backup your system and use the following pages when planning to install Windows Server 2008 SP2.

Target Products

PRIMEQUEST 500A/ 500 series supported.

System Requirements and PRIMEQUEST Specifications

System Requirements
CPU Max. 64
Main memory Max. 2TB
Hard Disk 40GB or greater
Failover Cluster Nodes Up to 8 Nodes

*1) Systems with more than 16 GB of RAM will require more disk space for paging, hibernation, and dump files

Failover Clustering Support Information for Windows Server 2008

See the following information.
Failover Clustering Configuration Program
(Last Reviewed July 7, 2009)

References

Also refer to the following Microsoft pages:
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Home

Windows Server 2008 SP2

Precautions when using / installing Windows Server 2008 SP2 on the server

Before installation, refer to the following:
Precautions when using Windows Server 2008 SP2
(Last Reviewed May 27, 2010)

Peripherals when using /installing Windows Server 2008 SP2 with peripherals

See the following information.
Peripherals Information for Windows Server 2008 SP2
(Last Reviewed July 2, 2008)

Windows Server 2008

Precautions when using / installing Windows Server 2008 on the server

Before installation, refer to the following:
Precautions when using Windows Server 2008
(Last Reviewed January 18, 2011)

Peripherals when using /installing Windows Server 2008 with peripherals

See the following information.
Peripherals Information for Windows Server 2008
(Last Reviewed July 2, 2008)