Technical white paper

Deploying Server Persistent Memory on Microsoft Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019

Abstract

This technical white paper provides guidance and describes the persistent memory support available for the Microsoft Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019 operating system release on HPE ProLiant servers.

Windows Server 2016/2019 overview

At the heart of the Microsoft Cloud OS vision, Windows Server delivers global-scale cloud services into your infrastructure. Windows Server 2016/2019 provides a wide range of new and enhanced features and capabilities spanning server virtualization, storage, software-defined networking, server management and automation, web and application platform, access and information protection, virtual desktop infrastructure, and more.

Software and drivers

Currently, many drivers for storage options, network interface controllers (NICs), and converged network adapters (CNAs) are available on the Windows Server 2016 and 2019 media. Some HPE drivers are available in the Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP).