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Synthetic Accelerations in a Nutshell - Windows Server 2012 R2

Synthetic Accelerations in a Nutshell – Windows Server 2012 R2

Hi Folks, Dan Cuomo back for our next installment in this blog series on synthetic accelerations. This time we’ll cover Windows Server 2012 R2. If you haven’t already read the first post on Server 2012, I’d recommend reviewing that before ... continue reading
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
Microsoft SDN patch available: Issue where SDN REST service stops working after installing updates

Microsoft SDN patch available: Issue where SDN REST service stops working after installing updates

Summary Recently, a few SDN customers have hit an issue where after updating their SDN environments with patches, SDN stops working. This issue has been fixed in the latest update (KB4487006). All customers are strongly recommended to this update to ... 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
Turkey Day Mailbag

Turkey Day Mailbag

First published on TECHNET on Nov 21, 2018Hello Networking Enthusiasts - Tomorrow, the US will celebrate Thanksgiving and since we're so close to a holiday we decided to keep this week's blog fairly simple and answer some common questions and ... 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