Windows Server 2012R2
Windows Server powers many of the worlds' largest datacenters, enables small businesses around the world, and delivers value to organizations of all sizes in between. Windows Server 2012R2 redefines the server category, delivering hundreds of new features and enhancements spanning virtualization, networking, storage, user experience, cloud computing, automation, and more. Simply put, Windows Server 2012R2 helps you transform your IT operations to reduce costs and deliver a whole new level of business value.
With Windows Server 2012R2, Microsoft delivers a server platform built on our experience of building and operating many of the world's largest cloud-based services and datacenter. Whether you are setting-up a single server for your small business or architecting a major new datacenter environment, Windows Server 2012R2 will help you cloud-optimize your IT so you can fully meet your organization's unique needs.
Windows Server 2012R2 brings Microsoft’s experience building and operating public clouds to customers running the Windows Server platform. It can help you deliver and manage a cost-effective IT infrastructure–both physical and virtual. It provides a modern, open application platform for both today’s software applications and tomorrow’s hybrid cloud solutions. And it helps you provide users with access from almost anywhere and any device, giving them the flexibility to stay productive while on the go.
· Cost-Effective Infrastructure
· Modern App Platform
· Anywhere Access
The following are estimated system
requirements for the Windows Server 2012 R2. If your computer has less than the
"minimum" requirements, you will not be able to install this product
correctly. Actual requirements will vary based on your system configuration and
the applications and features you install.
The highly diverse scope of
potential deployments makes it unrealistic to state “recommended” system
requirements that would be generally applicable. Consult documentation for
each of the server roles you intend to deploy for more details about the
resource needs of particular server roles. For the best results, conduct test
deployments to determine appropriate system requirements for your particular
Processor performance depends not
only on the clock frequency of the processor, but also on the number of
processor cores and the size of the processor cache. The following are the
processor requirements for this product:
- Minimum: 1.4 GHz 64-bit processor
The following are the estimated RAM
requirements for this product:
If you create a virtual machine
with the minimum supported hardware parameters (1 processor core and 512 MB
RAM) and then attempt to install this release on the virtual machine, Setup
To avoid this, do one of the
- Allocate more than 800 MB RAM
to the virtual machine you intend to install this release on. Once Setup
has completed, you can change the allocation to as little as 512 MB RAM,
depending on the actual server configuration.
- Interrupt the boot process of
this release on the virtual machine with SHIFT+F10. In the command
prompt that opens, use Diskpart.exe to create and format an installation
partition. Run Wpeutil createpagefile /path=C:\pf.sys (assuming
the installation partition you created was C:). Close the command prompt
and proceed with Setup.
Disk space requirements
The following are the estimated minimum
disk space requirements for the system partition.