Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Standard version is great, but sometimes, you might not need that much. If you are a small business with less than 25 users, the Essentials version of Windows Server 2019 could be a better choice. The Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Essentials edition comes with the most crucial features such as running traditional programs, files sharing, and print sharing.
This is the most compact version of Windows Server. It is available through digital download. Users who have previously owned Windows Server 2016 Essentials will be able to download Windows Server 2019 Essentials for free.
These are minimum system requirements for installing Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Essentials:
- Minimum disk space: 32 GB
- Minimum Memory: 512 MB (2 GB for Server with Desktop Experience installation option)
- Minimum Processor speed: 1.4 GHz 64-bit processor