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SharePoint Tidbit - SharePoint 2019 has hit General Availability
Published May 15 2019 03:30 PM 713 Views

First published on TECHNET on Oct 30, 2018
Hello All,

I’m really excited to announce that SharePoint Server 2019 hit GA and you can now download the bits and install on-prem

Download SharePoint Server 2019 here , and Download language Packs for it here .

NOTE: If you installed the Public Preview there is no upgrade path available.

So why should you install or consider this version?  Here is a quick run thru of the new features:

    1. Proven success, all new features have already been proven in Microsoft 365 with great adoption rates


    1. Improved User Experience, your users will benefit from:

        1. Modern Team Site and Communication Site Templates

        1. Modern List and Libraries

        1. Modern Pages

        1. Team News

        1. OneDrive for Business with Next Generation Sync Client (NGSC)

        1. Mobile App for popular platforms

        1. Large file support (Up to 15GB)

        1. Support of special characters in file name

        1. Support for url length up to 400 Unicode code units


    1. Improved Hybrid capabilities with features like:

        1. SharePoint Home (List of all SharePoint resources that you have access to)

        1. Modern Search capabilities


    1. Improved Search capabilities

        1. Type-ahead contextual results in search box

        1. Modern search result pages for SharePoint Home and site search


    1. Microsoft flow


    1. Powerapps


    1. Built in Project 2019 (Licensed separately)


    1. Improved compliance with the following

        1. Sensitive information Types

        1. Policy templates for DLP


    1. Improved file performance


    1. Improved delopment with SPFx and Extensions

If you would like to look at this more in-depth you can read here or check out these install documents here and here

If you would like to provide feedback to the Engineering teams please go to the forum here or Uservoice here


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