Windows Marketplace image optimization for Azure

Applies to: AzureWindows Server 2019, all editionsWindows 10, version 1909, all editions


Windows operating system (OS) images for Windows Server and Windows 10 are offered by Microsoft on Azure Marketplace. These images are optimized for Azure experience and performance catering toward general usage. You may add your own customizations such as Azure Image Builder onto the Marketplace image to build your own Windows custom image for your specific needs. The Marketplace images are updated and released regularly each month with the latest security fixes to keep your system environment safe. For more information, see Windows Server release on Azure Marketplace update history.

This article lists the optimizations added to the Windows OS images in Windows Server and Windows 10 offers on Azure Marketplace.

Windows Server, versions 2019, 2016, 1909, 1903, and 1809

Windows 10, versions 1909, 1903, and 1809