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which windows server to choose 2003 or 2000 engsamerabdalla msg:1570988 4:12 am on Sep 13, 2005 (gmt 0) hi there!
i have to make a decision which windows server to chose to install on my web server.
i have the choice between windows 2000 advanced server and windows server 2003 enterprise edition.
can any buddy help me guys, i really apreciate it.
and have a great day all of you.
bill msg:1570989 4:32 am on Sep 13, 2005 (gmt 0)
Welcome to WebmasterWorld engsamerabdalla.
The Windows 2000 server family is winding down in terms of support. I would recommend the 2003 server. Keep in mind that MS will be releasing the Longhorn server after the Vista OS release.
engsamerabdalla msg:1570990 4:45 am on Sep 13, 2005 (gmt 0)
thank you so much bill!
could u tell me about the system bugs which one of them is less.
u know im trying to look at from different angles.
sorry to bother you bill.
u seems very helpful!
have a good day
bill msg:1570991 5:02 am on Sep 13, 2005 (gmt 0)
The Windows 2000 server product is not a primary focus for development nowadays. It's probably more stable because of that. MS still issues patches and hotfixes for that OS, but they're interested to push you toward the newer version. (See Retiring Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server [ microsoft.com])
Windows 2003 is quite stable now, and that is the current recommended version. You'll be better off with the newer version in this case.
engsamerabdalla msg:1570992 5:24 am on Sep 13, 2005 (gmt 0)
thank you so much bill
you have really given me a great help!
have a good one