Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB X86 MULTi-18 Nov 2016 !!INSTALL!!
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Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB X86 MULTi-18 Nov 2016
Important: Windows 10, version 1607 reached end of service on April 9, 2019 for devices running the Enterprise, Education, and LoT Enterprise editions. After April 9, 2019, these devices will no longer be offered servicing stack updates. To continue receiving these updates, we recommend updating to the latest version of Windows.For information about the end of service for Windows 10, version 1607, see here.For information about the end of service for Windows Server 2016, see here.
Windows Server 2016 is the eighth release of the Windows Server server operating system developed by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems. It was developed alongside Windows 10 and is the successor to the Windows 8.1-based Windows Server 2012 R2. The first early preview version (Technical Preview) became available on October 1, 2014 together with the first technical preview of System Center. Windows Server 2016 was released on September 26, 2016 at Microsoft's Ignite conference and broadly released for retail sale on October 12, 2016. It was succeeded by Windows Server 2019 and the Windows Server Semi-Annual Channel.
In March 2017, Microsoft demonstrated an internal version of Server 2016 running on the ARMv8-A architecture. It was reported that Microsoft was working with Qualcomm Centriq and Cavium ThunderX2 chips. According to James Vincent of The Verge, this decision endangers Intel's dominance of the server CPU market. However, later inquiry from Microsoft revealed that this version of Windows Server is only for internal use and only impacts subscribers of Microsoft Azure service.
A public beta version of Windows Server 2016 (then still called vNext) branded as "Windows Server Technical Preview" was released on October 1, 2014; the technical preview builds are aimed toward enterprise users. The first Technical Preview was first set to expire on April 15, 2015 but Microsoft later released a tool to extend the expiry date, to last until the second tech preview of the OS in May 2015. The second beta version, "Technical Preview 2", was released on May 4, 2015. Third preview version, "Technical Preview 3" was released on August 19, 2015. "Technical Preview 4" was released on November 19, 2015. "Technical Preview 5" was released on April 27, 2016.
Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 2 was made available on May 4, 2015. Its version number was 10.0.10074. (A similar jump in the most significant part of the version number from 6 to 10 is seen in Windows 10.) Highlights of this version include:
Windows Server, version 1709 (version shared with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update) was released on October 17, 2017. The release has dropped the Windows Server 2016 name and is just called Windows Server by Microsoft. It is offered to the Microsoft Software Assurance customers who have an active Windows Server 2016 license and has the same system requirements. This is the first Windows Server product to fall under the "Semi-Annual Channel" (SAC) release cadence. This product only features the Server Core and the Nano Server modes. Of the two, only the Server Core mode of the OS can be installed on a bare system. The Nano Server mode is only available as an operating system container.
Windows Server, version 1803 (version shared with Windows 10 April 2018 Update) is the second Semi-Annual Channel release of Windows Server. It is also the final version to be branched off the Server 2016 codebase, as the next release shares the version number 1809 with Windows Server 2019.
After June 2022, we will no longer release updated versions of the following images that include SQL Server 2016 SP2. SQL Server SP3 AMIs are available and will continue to be updated and released monthly.
A new version of Amazon Machine Images has been released. These images include EC2Launch v2 and serve as a functional preview of the new launch agent in advance of it being included by default on all Windows AMIs currently provided by AWS later this year. Note that some SSM documents and dependent services, such as EC2 Image Builder, may require updates to support EC2 Launch v2. These updates will follow in the coming weeks. These images are not recommended for use in production environments. You can read more about EC2Launch v2 at -aws/whats-new/2020/07/introducing-ec2-launch-v2-simplify-customizing-windows-instances/ and Configure a Windows instance using EC2Launch v2. All current Windows Server AMIs will continue to be provided without changes to the current launch agent, either EC2Config (Server 2012 RTM or 2012 R2) or EC2Launch v1 (Server 2016 or later), for the next several months. In the near future, all Windows Server AMIs currently provided by AWS will be migrated to use EC2Launch v2 by default as part of the monthly release. EC2LaunchV2_Preview AMIs will be updated monthly and remain available until this migration occurs.
Access to all public versions of Windows_Server-2016-English-Nano-Base will be removed in September 2018. Additional information about Nano Server lifecycle, including details on launching Nano Server as a Container, can be found here: -us/windows-server/get-started/nano-in-semi-annual-channel.
SQL Server 2016 SP1 is a major release. The following features, which were previously available in Enterprise edition only, are now enabled in Standard, Web, and Express editions with SQL Server 2016 SP1:
Released AMIs for Windows Server 2016. These AMIs include significant changes. For example, they don't include the EC2Config service. For more information, see Changes in Windows Server 2016 and later AMIs.
All Windows Server 2008 R2 AMIs for July were removed and rolled back to AMIs dated 2016.06.15, because of an issue discovered in the AWS PV driver. The AWS PV driver issue has been fixed. The August AMI release will include Windows Server 2008 R2 AMIs with the fixed AWS PV driver and July/August Windows updates.
Released 10 AMIs that include 64-bit versions of Microsoft SQL Server 2016. If using the Amazon EC2 console, navigate to Images, AMIs, Public Images, and type Windows_Server-2012-R2_RTM-English-64Bit-SQL_2016_Standard in the search bar. For more information, see What's New in SQL Server 2016 on MSDN.