For a limited time, Computer Collectief is offering books on Windows Server 2008 for a mere €10 each. While all these books would be great resources and a professional way to spend your holidays on the beach, I feel one particular book, should really make it to your reading list, when you’re working with Server Core installations of Windows Server 2008:
This Microsoft Press book is the practical, portable guide to Server Core, written by Mitch Tulloch. This pocket-sized guide delivers ready answers for administering your Server Core installation and helps you out on the first version of Microsoft’s lean mean Windows server machine.
It helps you zero in on essential support and maintenance tasks using quick-reference tables, instructions, and lists. You'll get the focused information you need to solve problems and get the job done – whether at your desk or in the field!
By now, you might be wondering why I like this book… The reason is simple. On page xix, Mitch recommends this very blog:
Always good to know you’re already reading the right resources… and to help you out here’s a direct link to all Server Core-related blogposts on the DirTeam.com / Activedir.org Weblogs.