Microsoft migrates Windows Server to semi-annual release schedule

Cesar Mills
June 15, 2017

The two update in a year would mean that the customers will be able to take advantage of the latest features. Those without a subscription to Software Assurance will not, however. Servers without Software Assurance do not have rights to the Semi-annual Channel releases.

Windows Server Standard or Datacenter customers who are covered by Software Assurance will automatically have access to Semi-annual Channel releases as they are made available.

The team also announced that the System Center will also be following the same pattern of releasing two major update each Spring and Fall. If you are now using Nano Server for anything other than in a container, you will need to migrate to Server Core in the near future as the features you are using today will soon be going away.

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Talking about containers, Microsoft also today announced that its Nano Server, the slimmed down version of Windows Server for cloud-native workloads and especially for running containers, is getting even slimmer. The next release of Windows Server will feature a Nano Server option that's 50 percent smaller than its current iteration. Microsoft is still investing in the Nano Server and they are trying to make it the best option for new container-based development.

Microsoft is now recommending that for infrastructure related roles that you use Server Core. For those not familiar, Sever Core is the modernized version of Windows Server and is the correct choice for the data center instead of Windows Server 2016.

Microsoft has issued a number of security updates for its Windows XP operating system to help users protect themselves from cyber-attacks. Just like on Windows 10, Microsoft is also bringing Bash support Windows Server.

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