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Windows will improve user privacy with DNS over HTTPS

Windows will improve user privacy with DNS over HTTPS

Brought to you by Tommy Jensen, Ivan Pashov, and Gabriel Montenegro Here in Windows Core Networking, we’re interested in keeping your traffic as private as possible, as well as fast and reliable. While there are many ways we can and ... continue reading

Core Networking and Internet Standards

Internet Standards Constantly throughout the day, we (and devices on our behalf) all use the Internet: TCP, UDP, HTTP, TLS, DHCP, DNS, and countless other protocols that define the Internet or improve how it runs. How do these foundational protocols ... continue reading

Windows Containers and Rancher 2.3

By Mike Kostersitz, Principal Program Manager, Microsoft Container technology is transforming the face of business and application development. 70% of on-premises workloads today are running on the Windows Server operating system and enterprise customers are looking to modernize these workloads ... continue reading
Disabling Legacy TLS

Disabling Legacy TLS

Hi, my name is Gabriel Montenegro and I am a Program Manager in Windows Core Networking working on web technologies. The secure web (HTTP over TLS, also known as “HTTPS”) is increasingly prevalent. Good. However, there are several versions of ... continue reading
Top 10 Networking Features in Windows Server 2019: #10 Accurate Network Time

Top 10 Networking Features in Windows Server 2019: #10 Accurate Network Time

First published on TECHNET on Jul 18, 2018This blog is part of a series for the Top 10 Networking Features in Windows Server 2019!-- Due to the move of blog locations, if you find a broken link, please check https://aka.ms/W32Time ... continue reading
Evolution of Timekeeping in Windows

Evolution of Timekeeping in Windows

(Thanks to Sarath Madakasira for writing this post) Do you ever wonder how Windows computers keep the current time and how it is maintained on a day to day basis? Did you know that your computer needs to keep the ... continue reading
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Direct Server Return (DSR) in a nutshell

TL;DR; A question we get asked quite a bit is. But what does that mean in detail? That is why we have today’s blog post which is about load balancing performance enhancements in SDN networks for Windows Containers and Kubernetes ... continue reading
Synthetic Accelerations in a Nutshell – Windows Server 2019

Synthetic Accelerations in a Nutshell – Windows Server 2019

Hi folks, Dan Cuomo here for our final installment in this blog series on synthetic accelerations covering Windows Server 2019. In Server 2019, we took learnings and expanded on the work that began in Server 2012 R2 with Dynamic VMQ ... continue reading
DPDK releases v19.05, introduces Windows Support!

DPDK releases v19.05, introduces Windows Support!

Data Plane Development Kit just announced the release of DPDK v19.05. We are thrilled to share that this release marks the introduction of Windows Support in the community-maintained upstream repository! This exciting development paves the way for more core libraries ... continue reading
Troubleshooting Kubernetes Networking on Windows: Part 1

Troubleshooting Kubernetes Networking on Windows: Part 1

We’ve all been there: Sometimes things just don’t work the way they should even though we followed everything down to a T. Kubernetes in particular, is not easy to troubleshoot – even if you’re an expert. There are multiple components ... continue reading