Get started with upgrades to SharePoint Server 2019

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The first step in any upgrade process is to learn about the process itself so that you can plan and prepare appropriately. These articles help you understand how the SharePoint upgrade process works. These articles also include overviews of how to upgrade service applications.

The following downloadable resources, articles, and related resources provide information about understanding the upgrade for SharePoint Server 2019.

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Building blocks Overview of the upgrade process to SharePoint Server 2019
Get a visual overview of the steps involved in performing an upgrade.
Building blocks Services upgrade overview for SharePoint Server 2019
SharePoint Server 2016 included several service applications, some of which have databases that can be upgraded when you upgrade to SharePoint Server 2019. Find out which service application databases can be upgraded and what steps you must take before, during, and after the upgrade for your service applications.