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It’s sunset time for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2

The 2008 family of server products have had a tremendous run. But all good things come to an end, right? On January 14, 2020, support ends for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2, which means no more security updates, potentially leaving you vulnerable to security and compliance issues. The good news is, you still have...

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Server Core and Server with Desktop: Which one is best for you

On March 20, 2018 we announced the availability of Windows Server 2019 preview, the next Long-Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) release in the Windows Insider program. Seven weeks later, we released Windows Server, version 1803, the latest release in the Semi-Annual Channel. The Semi-Annual Channel primarily focuses on rapid application development. New cloud-born applications or migrated...

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Microsoft Pre-Build update: Developer innovation with Windows Server 2019 and Azure

This blog post was co-authored by Taylor Brown, Principal Program Manager Lead, Windows Server and Monojit Bhattacharya, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Windows Server. Enterprises are adopting digital transformation to engage end users, offer competitive products, empower their employees, and improve operations. To drive this transformation, developers need a modern platform that helps them deliver innovation at...

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