For more information, visit the Windows Server pricing page. FAQ How are core licenses sold? Is there a core license? Core licenses are sold in packs of two a 2-pack of Core Licenses , and packs of 16 a pack of Core Licenses. Each processor needs to be licensed with a minimum of eight cores four 2-pack Core Licenses. Each physical server, including single-processor servers, will need to be licensed with a minimum of 16 Core Licenses eight 2-pack of Core Licenses or one pack of Core Licenses. Additional cores can then be licensed in increments of two cores one 2-pack of Core Licenses for gradual increases in core density growth.
Apps running on-premises can use innovations in the cloud such as Artificial Intelligence and IoT. Use natively integrated services such as Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery without disrupting applications and infrastructure.
Windows Server 2019 Quick Overview