Should I get Windows server 2012 or 2016 certification?

Which path would you go? Also how would I get a trial version so I can study on it?
Thomas NSystems Analyst - Windows System AdministratorAsked:
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Edward PamiasTeam Lead RRS DeskCommented:
For me personally, I would always go with the latest and greatest. The link for it is below. You need to sign in with your Microsoft account to get it.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-windows-server-2016/
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Paul MacDonaldDirector, Information SystemsCommented:
A 2016 certification will last you longer.

Microsoft has some virtual labs you can use to get your hands dirty, if you like.
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Sean Plemons Kelly, CISSPSecurity/Information Assurance EngineerCommented:
It's typically better to try to stay with the most up to date technology, so I would suggest 2016.

Exam info

MS Virtual Academy
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Scott CSenior EngineerCommented:
As said above...2016

Here is where you can d/l your evaluation copy.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-windows-server-2016/
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