Get Started with Windows Server 2019

Applies To: Windows Server 2019

What's New? What's New?
Find out what's new in Windows Server 2019
Servicing channels Servicing channels
Better plan your deployment and patching schedules by understanding the difference between our Long Term Servicing Channel (LTSB) and Semi-Annual Channel (SAC) releases.
Install Upgrade Migrate Install, Upgrade , Migrate
You can move to Windows Server 2019 a number of ways. Whether you are newly installing, upgrading in-place, or migrating applications and Server Roles, discover the best approach here.
Release notes Release notes
Issues that could cause serious problems if you don't avoid or work around them.
System requirements System requirements
The minimum hardware requirements to install and run Windows Server 2019.
Activation Activation
Basic information on activation of Windows Server 2019 itself, and other operating systems, by using Windows Server 2019.
Application Compatibility Windows Server 2019 and Microsoft Server application compatibility
Need to get SQL working on Windows Server 2019 or find steps to get Exchange running? This topic links to documentation for compatible Microsoft applications.
Features on Demand< Features on Demand
Features on Demand (FODs) are Windows Server feature packages that can be added at any time.
Standard / Datacenter Editions comparison Standard / Datacenter Editions comparison
Windows Server Standard and Datacenter Editions have different capabilities. Find out which one you need.