Welcome to Legacy Status, Windows Server
February 25, 2008 Timothy Prickett Morgan
This week, Microsoft will finally get Windows Server 2008, formerly known as “Longhorn Server” and the companion to the desktop Windows Vista operating system, out the door. If you don’t count normal service packs but do include sub-releases, this is the eighth major update to the Windows server platform, and as Windows has come to dominate the server space (unless you count Unix and Linux together, which I do), it has in many ways moved back in time and become a legacy system.
Yes, I know how weird that sounds. But it is nonetheless true.
A lot has changed with