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Synthetic Accelerations in a Nutshell – Windows Server 2012

Synthetic Accelerations in a Nutshell – Windows Server 2012

Hi Folks, Dan Cuomo here to talk about the state of synthetic accelerations (sometimes synonymous with VMQ) on Windows Server. This is the first in a series of posts covering synthetic accelerations on 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, and 2019. We ... continue reading
How NOT to test the Windows Time Service

How NOT to test the Windows Time Service

Hi Everybody, Dan Cuomo back to talk about testing the Windows Time service for High Accuracy time. The Windows Time service has grown exponentially during our last couple releases. In “the old days” time was merely an enabler to Active ... continue reading
Windows Subsystem for Linux for testing Windows 10 PTP Client

Windows Subsystem for Linux for testing Windows 10 PTP Client

Hi Folks, Program Manager Dan Cuomo here to chat about setting up one of the most important new features outlined in #10 on our Top 10 Networking features in Windows Server 2019, Precision Time Protocol (PTP). As a quick refresher, ... continue reading
Introducing: Kubernetes Overlay Networking for Windows

Introducing: Kubernetes Overlay Networking for Windows

With the release of Kubernetes v1.14, Windows server nodes are officially declared “stable”. But how is network connectivity provided between the pods and services which consist a modern application? Whenever a DevOps team deploys a new Kubernetes (K8s) cluster or ... continue reading
S2D Networking Best Practices @ MVP Days

S2D Networking Best Practices @ MVP Days

Hi Folks, Dan here with a quick post to let you know about a recent presentation given at Storage Spaces Direct MVP Days. During this session, I discussed some of the requirements and best practices for RDMA, and also covered ... continue reading
Managing Windows containers with Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.11

Managing Windows containers with Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.11

First published on TECHNET on Nov 14, 2018Who is the new guy blogging?Before getting into the topic, I wanted to introduce myself.My name is Mike Kostersitz, I am Principal Program Manager and just joined the core networking team in the ... continue reading
Windows Transport converges on two Congestion Providers: Cubic and LEDBAT

Windows Transport converges on two Congestion Providers: Cubic and LEDBAT

First published on TECHNET on Nov 07, 2018 #LEDBAT@Win10Transports Why don't we dive right  in?   What is a Congestion Provider and why do you (the reader) care? What is it? A Congestion Provider is an algorithm that controls the flow ... continue reading
Support for LEDBAT: Public Service Announcement

Support for LEDBAT: Public Service Announcement

First published on TECHNET on Oct 05, 2018Don't forget to #LEDBAT and @Win10TransportsThere is buzz on the IT Blogs & Boards that LEDBAT isn’t working as advertised on Windows Server 2016 and up – this is easily explained and is ... continue reading
TCP Templates for Windows Server 2019 – How to tune your Windows Server Transports (Advanced users only 😉)

TCP Templates for Windows Server 2019 – How to tune your Windows Server Transports (Advanced users only 😉)

First published on TECHNET on Oct 03, 2018Don't forget to #LEDBAT and @Win10TransportsWindows TCP parameters can be configured using templates. However, Windows TCP template tuning is one of the deepest darkest mysteries throughout the land. There is only one solution ... continue reading
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Networking in Red Hat OpenShift for Windows

Hello again, Today we will be drilling into a more complex topic following the introduction to Red Hat OpenShift for Windows on premises two weeks ago. We will expand into the networking layer of the architecture that we have chosen ... continue reading