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  • What advantage is there to installing SQL 2012 onto OS 2012 vs OS 2008 R2. Are there benefits to installing SQL 2012 to OS 2012. Better memory managment etc...
    Thursday, March 6, 2014 2:59 PM

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  • What advantage is there to installing SQL 2012 onto OS 2012 vs OS 2008 R2. Are there benefits to installing SQL 2012 to OS 2012. Better memory managment etc...

    Memory management of SQL server is not directly related to OS.If you are installing SQL Server 2012 on any OS (2008 Re or 2012) you will get benefit of memory changes in SQL Server 2012.

    Below link has comparisoon between R2 and 2012

    https://blogs.technet.com/b/ieitpro/archive/2013/01/29/hyper-v-comparison-windows-server-2008-r2-vs-windows-server-2012.aspx

    I would suggest to go for Windows 2012 .


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    • Edited by Shanky_621MVP Thursday, March 6, 2014 3:25 PM
    • Proposed as answer by Sofiya Li Friday, March 7, 2014 6:28 AM
    • Marked as answer by Sofiya Li Friday, March 14, 2014 1:22 AM
    Thursday, March 6, 2014 3:12 PM