Windows Server 2019 Standard – 16-Core License & MediaThis edition is designed for physical or minimally virtualized environments. This uses a Core-based licensing model & requires the purchase of WS CALs.Why Standard Edition? Deliver enhancements to core Windows Server functionality. Enable developers to create cloud native apps and modernize traditional apps using containers and micro-services. Increase security and reduce business risk with multiple layers of protection built into the operating system.Standard Edition Key Features Core Windows Server Functionality. Hybrid integration. Up to 2x OSEs/Hyper-V Containers. Unlimited Windows Server Containers. Host Guardian Service. Up to 2TB Single Volume Storage Replica.Datacenter and Standard Edition per-Core LicensingWindows Server 2019 Datacenter and Standard editions are licensed by physical core. Licenses are sold in 2-packs and 16-packs.Minimum License Requirements All physical cores must be licensed. 8 core licenses per processor. 16 core licenses per server.Standard Edition License Stacking for OSEs Standard edition is licensed for 2 operating system environments OSEs or Hyper-V containers. Additional OSEs require additional licenses.Datacenter edition is licensed for unlimited OSEs.