Microsoft Announces New Edition of Windows 10 Pro for Workstations

by Tech Mainstream Staff


August 11, 2017


Visual Studio 2017 Update Available


Thanks to power users feedback coming from the Windows Insider Program, the new high end edition of Windows 10 Pro will come "with unique support for server grade PC hardware and is designed to meet demanding needs of mission critical and compute intensive workloads." Increasing performance and reliability is the goal of Windows 10 Pro for Workstations. Available this fall, the Windows 10 Pro for Workstations will be part of the Fall Creators Update.

The advanced features of Windows 10 Pro consists of the following: ReFS (Resilient file system) "provides cloud-grade resiliency for data on fault-tolerant storage spaces and manages very large volumes with ease." ReFS also prevents data corruption, is optimized for handling large data volumes and is auto-correcting. Persistent memory in the form of non-volatile memory modules (NVDIMM-N) hardware, is another important feature: "NVDIMM-N enables you to read and write your files with the fastest speed possible, the speed of the computer’s main memory."

Faster file sharing is achieved through SMB Direct, which uses a mechanism called Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) capability where "network adapters that have RDMA can function at full speed with very low latency, while using very little CPU." Expanded hardware support is another significant feature of the Windows 10 Pro update. High performance machines are now included in the mix: Devices with High performance configurations including server grade Intel Xeon or AMD Opteron processors, with up to 4 CPUs (today limited to 2 CPUs) and add massive memory up to 6TB (today limited to 2TB)" will now have hardware support

For a complete analysis of Windows 10 Pro, visit Windows 10 Pro for Workstations.

 

 

 

Visit Tech Mainstream's homepage for more stories.

 

TECH IN A SECOND

9-27-20 You Can Pay What You Want for These 11 Cyber Security Courses

9-27-20 Seagate Confirms World's Largest Hard Disk Drive on Track for December

9-27-20 Apple Watch Series 3 owners deal with random reboots in watchOS 7

9-27-20 These Truly Wireless Headphones Are Only $21!

9-27-20 AirPower 2020: Apple May Launch Super-Cool Accessory In Days

9-27-20 Google rolls out new automated threat detection tool

9-26-20 Scientists pave way for carbon-based computers

9-26-20 Amazon Announces Next-Generation Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Stick Lite, and Redesigned User Experience

9-26-20 Worldwide Wearables Market Forecast to Maintain Double-Digit Growth in 2020 and Through 2024, According to IDC

9-26-20 U.S., UK sign agreement on artificial intelligence

9-26-20 EV maker Xpeng, its CEO invest in air taxi startup

9-25-20 Please remain calm while the robot swabs your nose

9-25-20 Amazon Ring's New Security Cameras and Tech Protect Your Car (and You)

9-25-20 LinkedIn Introduces Stories and a Redesign to Create a Friendlier Platform

9-25-20 Amazon's new Eero 6 Mesh routers: What you need to know

9-25-20 US Digital Trust Study: Which social media platforms have the highest levels of digital trust among US social users

9-25-20 How Well Do You Know Your Digital Customers?

9-25-20 Xbox Series S games, specs, price, how it compares to Xbox Series X

9-24-20 1Password partners with Privacy.com on secure virtual credit card numbers

9-24-20 5 Ways To Use LinkedIn Stories For Your Personal Brand

9-24-20 Nuvia raises $240 million to design Arm-based CPUs for datacenters

9-24-20 Amazon’s new AirPods 2 sale beats Prime Day prices, and AirPods Pro are $30 off

9-24-20 It’s official: the OnePlus 8T will support 65W fast charging

9-24-20 Navigate safely with new COVID data in Google Maps

9-24-20 Galaxy S20 FE deal alert: Samsung's brand-new phone is $100 off at Best Buy and Amazon

9-24-20 TicWatch 3 Pro is the first Wear OS smartwatch with a Snapdragon Wear 4100 chip

9-23-20 Google ‘Launch Night In’: Here’s everything we expect for the Pixel 5 event [Video]

9-23-20 UAE to Get Auto Safety Tech from Israel-Based Mobileye

9-23-20 Announcing Flutter Windows Alpha

9-23-20 New Microsoft Office on the way for people who don't want a subscription

9-23-20 If you don't delete these iOS and Android apps now, it could cost you some of your hard-earned cash

9-23-20 Microsoft’s Edge browser is arriving on Linux in beta next month

9-23-20 How the New Digital 360 Drives Faster, Easier Digital Transformation

9-22-20 Demystifying the new Play In-App Review API

9-22-20 Tesla's value drops $50 billion as Musk's promised cheaper battery three years away

9-22-20 Samsung's 980 Pro PCIe 4.0 SSD is surprisingly affordable on the low end

9-22-20 AMD’s Ryzen C-series ups the ante on Chromebook performance

9-22-20 Amazon Prime Day looks like it’ll happen on October

9-22-20 Apple says some users facing issues with App Store, Music, TV+

9-22-20 Deep learning accelerator DeepCube raises $7M in new round

9-22-20 TikTok's promise of 25,000 new U.S. jobs sets lofty goal

9-22-20 NVIDIA and Oracle Advance AI in Cloud for Enterprises Globally

9-22-20 AT&T and Microsoft to streamline cloud connectivity for IoT devices worldwide

9-22-20 Search Intent and SEO: A Quick Guide

9-21-20 Samsung is being very ambitious about the Galaxy S20 FE’s fortunes

9-21-20 Nvidia to Upgrade Online Store to Stop Bots From Snatching RTX 3080 Cards

9-21-20 DigitalOps remains key focus for PagerDuty as its customers cope with unprecedented online demand

9-21-20 Gmail can now be set as the default iOS 14 email app

9-21-20 RV makers are rushing to add office, desk, and WiFi options to cater to the new 'work from anywhere' crowd created by the pandemic

9-21-20 Cobalt demand for 5G technology to challenge electric vehicles