This document provides information about changes to and new features of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 and provides guidelines for developers to verify the compatibility of their apps with the new OS.
Server 2012's Active Directory Domain Service (AD DS) gives you one less worry to keep you awake at night. But as with any new capability, you need to look at it in the context of your infrastructure and decide how you can best use it.
Network Teaming is a new feature of Windows Server 2012. With network teaming, you will create virtual network interface that groups several physical network interface. The network configuration will be made on the virtual interface.
Windows Server 2012, like its desktop cousin, carries with it the Metro Start screen and, like it or not, administrators will need to learn the basics behind navigating and managing this new method of interaction with a Windows server.