Why You Use Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Essential…?
Enhance security and reduce risk with multiple layers of built-in protection.
Enables backup via Azure File Sync and Azure Backup
Linux VMs are now protected in Windows Server 2019 via shielded VMs
Microsoft has also expanded the security options of the 2016 edition in Windows Server 2019
Enhance the protection of your applications on-premises or running in the cloud
Protect the applications that run on your operating system, anywhere it’s deployed
Increase availability and reduce resource usage with the lightweight Nano Server
Software-defined networking to automate with cloud-like efficiency
Build highly available, scalable software-defined storage and reduce costs
Help block malicious attacks and enhance the security of your virtual machines, applications, and data.
Help guard administrator credentials from Pass-the-Hash attacks by using Credential Guard and Remote Credential Guard
Windows Server 2019 to control privileged access, protect virtual machines, and harden the platform against emerging threats
Help detect suspicious behavior in the kernel or other sensitive processes with advanced auditing capabilities. Plus, use Microsoft Operations Management Suite Insights & Analytics tools to set up alerts and reporting.
What’s New in Windows Server 2019 Essentials:
Ability to run traditional applications and functions such as file and print sharing.
With the support of “Kubernetes”, in Microsoft Windows Server 2019, Windows Server containers can also be connected to Kubernetes.
Connection of Windows Server 2019 to the current version of “System Center” in addition to central administration via RSAT and Project Honolulu.
Opportunity to build Hyper-Converged Infrastructures (HCI) using Microsoft Azure and System Center, allowing companies to merge local data centers and Microsoft Azure.
Compared to Windows Server 2016, the core image has been significantly reduced from a good 5 GB to around 1.7 GB. The result is a lower network footprint, with faster delivery.
System Requirements For Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Essential:
Computer and processor: 1.4 GHz, (single-core), at least 1.3 GHz (multi-core) – 3.1 GHz or more recommended (single and multi-core), maximum support of 2 CPU sockets
Required memory: At least 2GB of RAM (or 4GB if Windows Server Essentials is deployed as a VM), 16GB of RAM recommended, maximum support of 64GB
Required hard disk space: At least 160 GB of hard disk space with a system partition with a minimum capacity of 60 GB
Required Disk Controller: PCI Express Compliant Disk Controller
Required video card: N/A
Required Graphics card: N/A
Support Operating system: Windows Server 2019, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2008 R2.
Browser: Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, Safari, Chrome, or Firefox.
.NET version: .NET 3.5 required. Some Advanced features may require .NET 4.0, 4.5, or 4.6 CLR to also be installed.
Required connectivity: Internet access (fees may apply)