Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Is there any real reason to upgrade my web servers from windows server 2008 to server 2008 R2? I know I get a new memory manager and IIS 7.5 but what are the actual advantages vs marketing hype.

share|improve this question
    
"If it ain't broke don't fix it" tends to apply here. If you see nothing wrong with your current setup, I wouldn't mess with it. If you have pain points, it's easier to enumerate the worst ones and see if different software can alleviate those. –  Chris S Feb 28 '11 at 21:26

1 Answer 1

In general, it would depend on the role of the application server, but here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Server_2008_R2#New_features

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.