Upgrade sharepoint server

I have sharepoint 2013 running on server 2008. I’d like to get the server and sql to 2016. I know you cannot install sharepoint 2013 on Windows 2016 but can you do an in place upgrade of the OS and have it work?
jsgrosskopfIS ManagerAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You must upgrade SharePoint. Server 2016 and Windows 10 share similar underpinnings and Windows 10 discards non-compliant software during upgrade. I would expect Server 2016 to do the same.
Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
I’d like to get the server and sql to 2016.

At this time, SQL Server 2016 RTM is not supported.

Hardware and software requirements for SharePoint 2013

...but can you do an in place upgrade of the OS and have it work?

in-place upgrade is only supported from 2012/2012 R2
even if you could do in-place upgrade, sharepoint would likely break

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Hello ThereSystem AdministratorCommented:
SharePoint 2016 needs one of the following version of SQL Server:
SQL Server 2014 SP1, 64 bit
SQL Server 2016 RTM

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jsgrosskopfIS ManagerAuthor Commented:
All your answers were very helpful. Thanks
Hello ThereSystem AdministratorCommented:
Please mark all helpful posts and close this question.
jsgrosskopfIS ManagerAuthor Commented:
I don't see the close the question button
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Not yet.
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