Windows Server 2008 includes an installation option we call Core. Core is a stripped down version of Windows Server 2008. It does not have a graphical shell like you’ve seen in Windows for years. But don’t let that fool you. Core is very powerful and allows you to create a server that does what servers should do, efficiently and securely serve.
In the following eight screencasts, you’ll see Core in action. We’re going to start with a technical overview which will layout the premise for all of the subsequent parts.
Windows Server 2008, Longhorn, Microsoft, Windows Longhorn Server, Screencast