GA Release Dates:
S2D 2.0: October 2018
S2D 1.0: October 2016
2nd generation software. Because Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) is an integral part of the Windows Server platform, the first GA version of S2D was introduced as part of the GA release of Windows Server 2016 in October 2016. The second GA version of S2D was introduced as a part of the GA release of Windows Server 2019 in October 2018.
Microsoft recommends deploying Storage Spaces Direct on hardware validated by the Windows Server Software Defined (WSSD) program. For Windows Server 2019, the first wave of WSSD offers has launched in mid-January 2019.