When looking at the architecture of Hyper-V 2016, it is essentially Windows Server 2016 Core with the Hyper-V role already installed. So, once installed, this is basically a Windows Server Core with the minimal set of features needed for it to function as a hypervisor.
Technet forums Mar 04, 2013 Hyper-V support and licencing in Windows Server Essentials Mar 19, 2019 Windows Server Virtualisation: Hyper-V, an Introduction For SQL Server and Exchange Server, Windows Server Virtualization is going to be increasingly important as a way for the administrator to allocate hardware resources in the most efficient way, to offer more robust services, and for deploying services. Jaap Wesellius starts his new series on Hyper-V by explaining what Hyper-V is, how it relates to Windows Server 2008 and how it compares to ESX Unable to create Virtual switch in Hyper-V on Server 2019
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Using PowerShell to Install the Hyper-V PowerShell Module in Windows Server or Hyper-V Server 2012, 2016 & 2019. The DISM PowerShell tools on the server platforms are a bit cleaner to use than in Windows 10. If you’d like, the cmdlets shown in the Windows 10 section will work just as well on the servers (already the feature names are different).
Hyper-V on Windows Server | Microsoft Docs The Hyper-V role in Windows Server lets you create a virtualized computing environment where you can create and manage virtual machines. You can run multiple operating systems on one physical computer and isolate the operating systems from each other. With this technology, you can improve the efficiency of your computing resources and free up Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2016 | Microsoft Docs Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2016 is a stand-alone product that contains only the Windows hypervisor, a Windows Server driver model, and virtualization components. It provides a simple and reliable virtualization solution to help you improve your server utilization and reduce costs.