1 Part 1: Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Specialist
2 Agenda Trends Windows Server: At the heart of the Cloud OS Customer challenges and opportunities Windows Server 2012 R2 capability overview Why choose Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server momentum Next steps
3 Transforming IT to address new questions
4 With Microsoft s Cloud OS vision, customers can Customer Microsoft ONE Consistent Platform Service Provider
5 Microsoft cloud experience Windows Server Windows Azure
6 Bringing our learning to your datacenter Windows Server Windows Server Windows Azure Windows Azure and many others.
7 Microsoft Workloads Run Best on Hyper-V Windows Azure runs on the same Windows Server and Hyper-V platform that we provide to our customers. The exact same. Windows Server and System Center bring our learnings and best practices from operating global scale datacenter networks to you The most tested platform Microsoft hosts more than 1,000,000 servers in our datacenters On an average day, the Server division (alone) creates, then tests over 25,000 virtual machines; over 500,000 a month on Azure + 15,000 on Hyper-V in our test datacenters (~40k VMs a day!) Integration and Partnership in Windows Server 2012 Azure users are consuming more compute capacity than the entire world used in In December 2011, Azure s cloud storage held 4 trillion objects. In mid 2013 its now 10 trillion objects. Xbox Live currently runs on 15,000 servers, but it will move to 300,000 servers in late 2013 for the Xbox One launch. Windows Azure Active Directory 400 billion identity authentications 50% of the Fortune500 use Windows Azure customers are added to Windows Azure per day Activate your MSDN subscription and enjoy up to $150 in credits on Windows Azure with reduced Windows Server rates and use your MSDN software such as SQL Server for no additional fee. for FREE online training on Windows Server, System Center, Cloud, VMware skills transfer and lots more Source: BytheNumbers
8 Customer challenges and opportunities
9 Customer challenges and opportunities Requirement to provide scalable and reliable services. Always-on expectations of the business. IT budget pressure even with increasing expectations. Complex IT environments that are tough to manage. Volume of Web and cloud applications continues to build. Evolution of applications to hybrid cloud deployment models. Increasing number and variety of end-user devices. More pressure to enable access to corporate information for devices. Enterpriseclass Simple and cost-effective Application focused User centric
10 Windows Server 2012 R2 capability overview
11 Windows Server 2012 R2: Overview
12 Server virtualization New levels of performance and cross-platform support IT demands Support for demanding, critical business workloads Increased flexibility to move resources and workloads Leverage existing crossplatform investments Windows Server 2012 R2 delivers Enterprise-class scale and performance. Virtual machine mobility. First-class citizen guest support for Linux.
13 High-performance live migration Gb Ethernet 20GB Connection Live migration with RDMA
15 Workload mobility
16 Workload mobility
17 Workload mobility Memory content
18 Workload mobility Modified memory pages
19 Dynamic Memory MAXIMUM MEMORY
20 Dynamic Memory MAXIMUM MEMORY
21 Dynamic Memory MAXIMUM MEMORY
22 Dynamic Memory Maximum memory Hyper-V
23 Dynamic Memory Maximum memory Maximum memory Maximum memory Hyper-V Paging file provides additional memory for startup Virtual machine starting with Hyper-V smart paging
24 Dynamic Memory Maximum memory Maximum memory Maximum memory Hyper-V
25 Storage High performance and resiliency at a fraction of the cost of traditional storage IT demands Less expensive, enterprise-class storage solution Guaranteed high Service Level Agreements (SLA) Efficient management of storage resources Windows Server 2012 R2 delivers High-performance storage on industry-standard hardware. Continuous application availability and robust recovery. Comprehensive storage management and backup.
26 Storage tiering Storage Spaces is in-box storage virtualization Solid State Drives Now with automatic tiering across disk types Uses solid-state drives (SSD) and hard-disk drives (HDD) in a tiered storage space. Hot data Improved storage performance-per-dollar Cold data Can pin high priority files to the SSD tier Hard Disk Drives
27 Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager Configure Datacenter A Sign up Health monitoring System Center Virtual Machine Manager AD SQL Exch Create recovery plan Hyper-V Replica replicates changes Create a recovery plan Orchestrates recovery plan for VMs or services in the event of an outage System Center Virtual Machine Manager Datacenter B AD SQL Exch
28 Windows Azure Backup Only a few servers need protection. Introducing or replacing a backup solution. Currently using Windows Server Backup. Currently using System Center Data Protection Manager. Introducing or replacing a backup solution.
29 Networking Hybrid networking with breakthrough levels of flexibility and performance IT demands Simplified use of network resources in a multi-tenant, cross-premises environment Continuously available and resilient network infrastructure Greater control and more extensibility Windows Server 2012 R2 delivers Software-defined network infrastructure. High-performance networking. Improved manageability and diagnostics.
30 Software-defined networking Features In-box multi-tenant edge gateway for seamless connectivity between physical and virtual networks. Isolated virtual networks running on shared network infrastructure. Standards-based automated network switch configuration. Partner ecosystem support. Benefits Open, extensible and standards-based solution. Delivers flexibility, automation and control. Seamlessly bridges on-premises and offpremises networks, physical and virtual. Simplifies BYOIP scenarios and customer onboarding to service provider clouds.
31 NIC teaming Provides network fault tolerance and continuous availability when network adapters fail by teaming multiple network interfaces. New in R2: enhanced LBFO performance. Vendor agnostic and shipped inbox. Provides local or remote management through Windows PowerShell or UI. Enables teams of up to 32 network adapters. Aggregates bandwidth from multiple network adapters. Includes multiple nodes: switch dependent and independent. Virtual adapters Physical adapters Teamed network adapter Teamed network adapter
32 NIC teaming Provides network fault tolerance and continuous availability when network adapters fail by teaming multiple network interfaces. New in R2: enhanced LBFO performance. Vendor agnostic and shipped inbox. Provides local or remote management through Windows PowerShell or UI. Enables teams of up to 32 network adapters. Aggregates bandwidth from multiple network adapters. Includes multiple nodes: switch dependent and independent. Virtual adapters Physical adapters Teamed network adapter Teamed network adapter
33 3 3 Virtual IP address management Inbox feature for integrated management of IP addresses, domain names, and device identities. New in R2: virtualized IP address space management. Tightly integrates with Microsoft DNS and DHCP servers. Provides custom IP address space display, reporting, and management. Audits server configuration changes and tracks IP address use. Migrates IP address data from spreadsheets or other tools. IPAM distributed architecture IPAM server (Redmond) DHCP, DNS, DC, and NPS servers Domain europe.corp.woodbridge.com IPAM Server (UK) Site: UK Branch office Domain fareast.corp.woodbridge.com IPAM Server (Hyderabad) DHCP, DNS, DC, and NPS servers DHCP, DNS, DC, and NPS servers IPAM Server (Bangalore) DHCP, DNS, DC, and NPS servers Site: Redmond Head office Site: Hyderabad Branch office Site: Bangalore Branch office
34 Server management and automation Increased management efficiency for a diverse datacenter IT demands Consistent management of diverse datacenter resources Efficient, local and remote management of server resources Cost-effective management of more tasks Windows Server 2012 R2 delivers Standards-based management. Simplified multi-server management. Robust automation.
35 Windows Management Framework Maximize the value of using the Windows Management Framework
36 Windows Server Essentials Experience Essentials functionalities are enabled via a dedicated server role in Windows Server Standard and Windows Server Datacenter. Familiar and seamless deployment experience that sets up the most fundamental roles for the primary server. Optional unattended deployment and configuration using Windows PowerShell.
37 Windows PowerShell 4.0 Key features Broader coverage Rich management through more than 3,000 cmdlets. Windows PowerShell Web Access. Higher performance On-the-fly compilation scripts run up to six times faster. Performance improvements. Greater resiliency Robust session connectivity. Disconnected sessions. Session configuration files. Job scheduling. Windows PowerShell Workflow. More intuitive Integrated scripting environment 3.0: IntelliSense Code Snippets. Syntax simplification. Cmdlet discovery and module auto-loading. Updatable help. Script-sharing.
38 Web and application platform Modern apps built and deployed to scale on-premises and in the cloud IT demands Broaden the reach of your applications Increase performance and efficiency of applications and websites Reuse your IT development skills and knowledge Windows Server 2012 R2 delivers Flexibility to build on-premises and in the cloud. Scalable and elastic application and web platform. Open web platform.
39 Programming symmetry Windows Azure applications On-premises applications
40 NUMA-aware scalability Previous Internet Information Services versions on NUMA hardware Internet Information Services in Windows Server 2012 R2 on NUMA hardware Starts scaling NEGATIVELY when the number of cores increases beyond the point where memory synchronization outweighs the benefits of any additional cores Scales POSITIVELY with increasing cores, allowing organizations to benefit from their NUMA hardware investments Non-Uniform Memory Architecture Processors can access local memory faster than remote memory. A significant percentage of new servers have NUMA. Designed for scale-up.
41 Support for open source software Web platform installer Automates installation of the most popular ASP.NET and PHP apps through Windows Web App Gallery. Simplifies discovery and acquisition of the Microsoft web stack. Supported on Windows Server 2012 R2. Windows Web App Gallery Atom feed is consumed by the App Gallery itself, Web Platform Installer, Internet Information Services Manager, and participating hosting control panels. Windows Web App Gallery Atom feed Internet Information Services Hosting control panel Web Platform Installer tool Developers follow three steps to submit an application to Windows Web App Gallery.
42 Access and information protection Consistent and flexible user access to corporate resources while protecting data IT demands Controlled access to corporate data from user s device of choice Common user identity to access on-premises and cloud resources Protect corporate data and maintain regulatory compliance Windows Server 2012 R2 delivers Always-on remote access from trusted devices. Seamless, single sign-on access to application and data. Policy-based access and audit of corporate information.
43 Controlled access to corporate data Users are provided with a common identity when accessing cloud-based resources. Users can access corporate applications and data wherever they are. IT can use Windows Server Remote Access to provide seamless application access and automatic VPN connections with conditional access based on user and device validation. When a user registers their device it becomes known and trusted to provide device level authentication. IT can then publish access to resources based on registration plus the users identity.
44 Virtual desktop infrastructure Great performance, easy to deploy and costeffective IT demands Simplified roll-out and administration of a VDI environment Reduced time and cost to deploy virtual desktops and applications Consistent Windows experience across devices Windows Server 2012 R2 delivers Efficient VDI management. Best value for VDI. Rich user experience.
45 Personalization with user profile disk Benefits Available with pooled virtual machine collections and remote desktop session host collections. Stores all user settings and data. Contains roaming user profile, Folder Redirection cache, and user environment virtualization. Roams with user within collection. Appears as a local disk and improves application compatibility. User profile disk with pooled virtual machine collections. User profile disk with remote desktop session host collections. What should I deploy? User profile disk With every virtual machine pool and remote desktop session host collection. User environment virtualization To apply roam settings across collections. Folder redirection To apply roaming user data across collections. To centralize user data backup.
46 Storage de-duplication for VDI Hyper-V VDI SMB Scale-out file server Cluster shared volumes Dedup
47 RemoteFX over WAN Corporate LAN Hardware & software GPUs, Rich multimedia, USB redirection. Hardware and software GPUs Rich multimedia USB redirection Internet or WAN Multitouch, WAN acceleration Single sign-on. Multi-touch WAN acceleration Single sign-on
48 Why choose Windows Server 2012 R2 Enterpriseclass Simple and cost-effective Application focused User centric Best-in-class performance and scale for Microsoft workloads. Hyper-V network virtualization and multitenant VPN gateway. VM portability between Windows Server and Windows Azure. Single sign-on and access enabled across devices with Workplace Join. Industry-leading 64-node clusters with 8,000 VMs. Live migration compression and RDMA enhancements. 1,000,000 IOPS+ for storage on industrystandard hardware with storage tiering. Storage de-duplication, including for VDI. Consistent development model across environments. Common development tools to build applications on premises and for the cloud. Unified application and device management. Granular, policy-based data protection.
49 Windows Server momentum
50 Domino s Pizza If our store servers go down, a third of our business evaporates. It s that simple. It s absolutely critical that our store servers remain running, and with Hyper-V, we ve reduced store downtime. Lance Shinabarger,, Shinabarger VP, Global Infrastructure, Domino s Pizza
51 Aston Martin If you compare the two products, the number of virtual machines per host, the amount of memory per virtual machine, and the total amount of memory per cluster, Hyper-V is superior to VMware. Daniel Roach--Rooke Rooke,, Roach IT Infrastructure Manager, Aston Martin
52 Telefonica [Our Microsoft-based private cloud] gives us the flexibility to move virtual machines around the globe quite easily. I ve never had that capability before, ever. Adrian Steel, Global Head of Infrastructure, Telefónica
53 Marquette University The ability to use low-cost storage is a crucial benefit of Windows Server I estimate that we ll save U.S.$53,000 on fiber-channel storage. Dan Smith, Deputy CIO, Marquette University
54 Microsoft US Windows Engineering Team With Storage Spaces, we have the functionality of a SAN without the cost of a SAN. We re able to use commodity hardware to achieve the same functionality at a far lower cost. Jeremy Russell, Senior Development Lead, US Windows Engineering Team, Microsoft
55 NTTX Select By using Storage Spaces, Hyper-V over SMB, and other new features, I eliminate big, lumpy capital expenditures. I can buy inexpensive storage, buy only what I need, and scale in a completely linear manner. Philip Moss, Chief Technology Officer, NTTX Select
56 Next steps
57 Next steps: Cloud optimize your business with Windows Server 2012 R2
60 Windows Server 2012 R2: Cloud optimize your business 1. Live migration with RDMA. 2. Multi-node Hyper-V Replica. 3. Shared VHDX guest clustering. 4. Enhanced Linux integration services. 5. Hyper-V network virtualization. 6. Multi-tenant VPN gateway. 7. Low-cost, highly available file-based storage. 8. Storage Spaces with automatic tiering. 9. Storage de-duplication for VDI. 10. Cross-version live migration.
Cloud optimize your business Windows Server 2012 R2 Published: October 7, 2013 Contents 1 Trends 3 Windows Server: cloud optimize your business 5 Windows Server 2012 R2 capability overview 5 Server virtualization
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