Posted On: Dec 4, 2018

Today we are announcing the availability of License Included (LI) Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) for Windows Server, version 1809, providing customers with an easy and flexible way to get up and running with the latest versions of Windows Server Semi-Annual Channel release. This version of Windows Server includes improved support for containers and Kubernetes, and is best suited for use cases including building modern container and micro-services based Windows applications.

By running Windows Server, versions 1809 on Amazon EC2, customers can combine the scale, performance, and elasticity of AWS with all the new capabilities in this latest Semi-Annual Channel release of Windows Server.

Windows Server, version 1809 License Included (LI) AMIs are available in all public AWS regions, and can be launched directly from the Amazon EC2 console. Instances running Windows Server, version 1809 AMIs are billed under the standard Windows pricing. To learn more and get started with Windows Server on EC2, check out the User Guide for Windows Instances.