Microsoft today provided a sneak peek at the next step in private cloud computing by showing just two of hundreds of new capabilities coming in the next version of Windows Server, internally code-named "Windows Server 8."
At 36:50 of the video embedded below, the Redmond company demonstrate how Windows Server 8 virtual machines will help you build private clouds of greater scale by supporting (at least…) 16 virtual processors fully loaded with business critical workloads like SQL Server.
Then the company show you how you can deliver improved fault tolerance and flexibility, without the added tax or complexity of additional hardware, tools and software licenses, by using the new built-in Hyper-V Replica feature. All it takes is a few clicks, a network connection and Windows Server 8.
Microsoft is expected to sharing more about Windows Server 8 at Microsoft's BUILD conference, September 13-16, in Anaheim.