A smaller Windows Server Core Container with better Application Compatibility

| January 22, 2018

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In Windows Server Insider Preview Build 17074 released on Tuesday Jan 16, 2018, there are some exciting improvements to Windows Server containers that we’d like to share with you. We’d love for you to test out the build, especially the Windows Server Core container image, and give us feedback! You told us that the size of the Server Core container image affects your deployment times, takes too long to pull down and takes up too much space on your laptops and servers alike. In our first Semi-Annual Channel release, Windows Server, version 1709, we made some great progress reducing the size by 60% and your excitement was noted. We’ve continued to actively look for additional space savings while balancing application compatibility. It’s not easy but we are committed.

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