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Before you get started with an upgrade, have a look at the tables on this page to see how to get from where you are to where you want to be.
For information about the differences between the installation options available for Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview, including the features that are installed with each option and the management options available after installation, see Windows Server 2016.
Quick reference table of supported upgrade paths from older Windows Server retail editions to Windows Server 2012 R2 retail editions: You can convert Windows Server 2012 Standard (retail) to Windows Server 2012 Datacenter (retail).
You can convert Windows Server 2012 Essentials (retail) to Windows Server 2012 Standard (retail).
As described in Upgrade Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2, the extended support for Windows Server 2008 R2/Windows Server 2008 ends in January of 2020.
There are a few things to be aware of, such as system requirements, so be sure to check the details for Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, and Windows Server 2012.