During his keynote speech today, Microsoft Windows Division President Steven Sinofsky demonstrated the resource useage of Windows 8 on an old Lenovo Netbook.
Windows 8 is set to use almost 50% less RAM than Windows 7. It shed a few processes, and uses significantly less CPU resources.
Josh M. Bryant is currently a Director of Technical Account Management at Tanium where he helps customers overcome the challenges of managing very large scale computing environments. Prior to joining Tanium, he was a Premier Field Engineer at Microsoft specializing in Microsoft Exchange Server, and then later a Cybersecurity Architect specializing in Compromise Recovery. Josh is also a Master Sergeant in the Illinois Air National Guard where he manages a team of Systems Administrators maintaining the weapons system for an Air Operations Center.