2016 Standard or Data Center License for Domain Controller

I am preparing to upgrade AD from 2008 R2 to 2016 and will be deploying dedicated physical Domain Controllers with no need for Hyper-v or other virtualization.  Can I use 2016 Server Standard licensing or is there any advantage to using Data Center licensing?
Jose ThorneAsked:
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Scott CSenior EngineerCommented:
For a system just being a Domain Controller, no, there wouldn't be any advantage to using Data Center in this case for this server.  You would just be spending money you don't need to.

Here is a chart of the comparisons.


The main differences are with Hyper-V which your DC would not have that role installed.

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Cliff GaliherCommented:
Jose ThorneAuthor Commented:
Thanks Scott and Cliff.  That was the answer I was hoping for.

Thanks again,
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