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Microsoft Windows Server 2019

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Windows Server 2019 is a server version of Windows developed by Microsoft. Windows Server 2019 offers many innovative improvements compared to previous versions. In addition, security and infrastructure have been greatly improved. For example, Windows Server is also known for its flexible management. It is easy to set up user groups, grant permissions and install programs.

What are the benefits of Windows Server 2019?

Here are some benefits of Windows Server 2019:

Windows Server 2019

Enhanced security
Windows Server 2019 offers enhanced security features, such as Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), which helps detect and respond to advanced threats. The addition of Shielded Virtual Machines also helps strengthen virtual machine security.

Hybrid Cloud compatibility
Windows Server 2019 is designed to integrate well with Azure, making it easier to set up and manage hybrid cloud environments. With Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery, backup and disaster recovery from on-premises servers can be configured to the Azure cloud.

Improved Hyper-V
Windows Server 2019 has many improvements in Hyper-V, such as support for Linux VM shields, support for USB eviction in Hyper-V Manager, and improved manageability of virtual networks.

Windows Admin Center
Windows Server 2019 introduced the Windows Admin Center, a web-based utility that simplifies management of servers, clusters, virtual machines, and services through an easy-to-use interface.

Faster and more efficient storage
Windows Server 2019 introduced Storage Spaces Direct, enabling organizations to create a scalable and distributed storage infrastructure. Storage replica improvements also provide better data protection.

Improved container support
Windows Server 2019 enables developers and system administrators to leverage Windows containers and Docker container technologies for efficient application deployment and management.

Long-term support
Windows Server 2019 comes with an extended support cycle, which ensures businesses of security updates and regular support for an extended period of time.

What’s new with Microsoft Windows Server 2019?

The following are the new features introduced in Microsoft Windows Server 2019:

Windows Admin Center
Windows Server 2019 brought the Windows Admin Center, a web-based utility that simplifies management of servers, clusters, virtual machines, and services through an easy-to-use interface.

Project Honolulu
Windows Admin Center originally started as “Project Honolulu” in previous versions of Windows Server, but was fully integrated and refined in Windows Server 2019.

Hybrid Cloud compatibility
Windows Server 2019 is designed to integrate well with Azure, making it easier to set up and manage hybrid cloud environments. With Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery, backup and disaster recovery from on-premises servers can be configured to the Azure cloud.

Enhanced security
Windows Server 2019 offers enhanced security features, such as Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), which helps detect and respond to advanced threats. The addition of Shielded Virtual Machines also helps strengthen virtual machine security.

Windows Defender ExploitGuard
Exploit Guard is a collection of security features that help prevent exploits and zero-day attacks. It includes features such as Attack Surface Reduction (ASR) and Controlled Folder Access.

Improvements in Hyper-V
Windows Server 2019 has many improvements in Hyper-V, such as support for Linux VM shields, support for USB eviction in Hyper-V Manager, and improved manageability of virtual networks.

Failover clustering improvements
Windows Server 2019 includes improvements to the failover clustering mechanism, including cluster extensions to Azure and integration with Storage Spaces Direct for software-defined storage.

Storage improvements
Windows Server 2019 introduced Storage Spaces Direct, which enables organizations to create a scalable and distributed storage infrastructure. There are also storage replica improvements to improve data protection.

Support for Windows containers
Windows Server 2019 provides enhanced support for Windows containers, enabling developers and system administrators to benefit from efficient application deployment and management using Docker container technology.

Linux Subsystem
Windows Server 2019 has updates to Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), allowing users to run Linux applications on Windows Server without the need for virtual machines.

Until when will Microsoft Windows server 2019 licenses be supported?

The support cycle for Microsoft Windows Server 2019 is governed by Microsoft’s Product Lifecycle Policy. The lifecycle of a product includes two major phases: Mainstream Support and Extended Support. Here are the important dates related to Windows Server 2019 support:

Mainstream support
Mainstream support for Windows Server 2019 began on October 2, 2018 and typically lasts for five years. During this phase, Microsoft regularly provides security updates, bug fixes, enhancements, and technical support for the product.

Extended support
After Mainstream support comes Extended support, which typically lasts for five years. During this time, the product will still receive security updates, but no new features or design changes.

Windows Server licenses

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Windows Server 2019 Standard (16 Core)
Windows Server 2019 Standard (2 Core)
Windows Server 2019 Datacenter (16 Core)
Windows Server 2019 Datacenter (2 Core)

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