Installing SQL Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016

Installing SQL Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016. It is not much different from previous versions of SQL Server or on previous version of Windows. But SQL Management Studio needs to be installed separately now from standalone SQL Server Installer. The idea behind is you don’t need to have SQL Management Studio on all servers,… Read More Installing SQL Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016

Installing Active Directory Domain Services on Windows Server 2016

In this post, we will learn about Installing Active Directory Domain Services on Windows Server 2016. Since Microsoft has all the information documented by SME’s, I will be using reference to Microsoft posts. Before we go further, I would like you to visit few important links here: What’s new in Active Directory Domain Services for… Read More Installing Active Directory Domain Services on Windows Server 2016

Installing Windows Server 2016 – Server with Desktop Experience

In this post, we will be Installing Windows Server 2016 (Server with Desktop Experience) is not much different from Server Core installation. We will be performing clean installation here. It is up to you to choose physical server or virtual environment for installation. Follow below procedure to Install Server Core 2016 Start your physical Server… Read More Installing Windows Server 2016 – Server with Desktop Experience

Installing Windows Server 2016

Before you Install Windows Server 2016, please get familiar with different versions of Windows Server 2016 on Technet. The following table briefly summarizes the key differences between Standard and Datacenter editions: Feature Datacenter Standard Core functionality of Windows Server yes yes OSEs / Hyper-V containers unlimited 2 Windows Server containers unlimited unlimited Host Guardian Service… Read More Installing Windows Server 2016