Editions of Windows Server 2003-Suresh Dangi

In the service pack 1 new feature are included like that window firewall post setup security update. Security configuration. And reduce securities vulnerabilities by closing ports. It has also reducing feature for attack surface during post setup configuration.

With the help of window server 2003 R2 you can easily manage the server in branch office and application organization. And improve identity management across the platform. Window server 2003 R2 support high performance web application. By this server you can also manage the storage configuration and enable the cost-effective server virtualization.

The different edition of Windows server 2003 is:-

Small Business Server (SBS)
Web edition
Standard Edition
Enterprises Edition
Datacenter Edition
Small Business Server:-
Small Business Server is a low cost Edition this edition support up to 75 users. According to Microprocessor this edition is capable to full fill the necessities of small organization or Business.

There are two Edition of SBS
1. Standard Edition
2. Premium Edition.
In its standard edition there is active directory share point portable and exchange Server. In the same way in premium edition SQL Server 2000 and ISA server 2000 has given.

Web Edition
Window Server 2003 Web Edition is mainly made to make and host the web application. In this Edition the RAM support is possible up to 2 GB.

Standard Edition
This edition is perfect for small to medium Business organization. This edition supports the file and print service secure Internet connectivity. Besides that this edition supports the 4 way symmetric multi processing and 4 GB RAM (4 Processors). Window Server 2003 is also support distributed file system (DFS), Encrypting file services (EFS) and shadow copies.

Enterprises Edition
Window Server 2003 enterprises edition is made for medium to big business organization. This is full function Server for one organization. This edition support in 8-way symmetric multiprocessing (8 Processor) and in 32GB RAM 32bit version and in 64GB RAM 64bit version.

Datacenter Edition
Window Server 2003 datacenter is made for very big Business organization, where high security and reliability is need. This edition is the power house of Window platform. This edition supports the 32-way symmetric multi processing (64 processor) and 512GB RAM.

Window Server 2003 Features:-
64 bit Processor Support (For Intel Iteninu).
Maximum RAM Support.
Maximum Symmetric Multiprocessing Support (SMP).
Active Directory Service Support.
Internet Connection Firewall.
Remote Desktop.
Service for UNIX.
Internet Connection sharing.
Distributed file system.
Support IP V6.
Internet Information Servers 6.0 has given.
Domain Rename Facility.
File System Support (FAT 16, FAT 32, NTFS).
Network Type Support- 1. Workgroup Network. 2. Domain Network.
Disk Quota Support.
Recovery Console.
Windows Server 64-bit editions
Windows Server 64-bit editions provide for higher CPU clock speeds and faster floating-point processor operations than the 32-bit editions. Increased access speed to enormous memory address space allows for smooth operation of complex resource-intensive applications such as scientific analysis application, massive database applications, and heavily accessed Web servers.

The64-bit editions do not support 16-bit Windows applications, real-mode applications, POSIX applications, or print services for Apple Macintosh clients.

Server is a type of which computer or system who provides the all services according to client requirement.

A computer on network that requests other computer for services or resources, generally any node workstation is called client.

In Workgroup Network the User Account Database is maintained separate-separate on every Computer. So in that each Computer is himself responsible for its own security. The administration of Workgroup Network is De-centralized. So it is typical to manage.

In this network the User Account and its Password are on Server (Domain). The Domain Member has to logon on Domain to access the shared resource. In Domain Network the administration of each shared resource is from centralized location (Domain) so it’s easy to manage.

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