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Storage Spaces Direct Step by Step: Part 2 Troubleshooting

Testing guidelines for S2D cluster network and storage components in a common configuration. Instructions on health monitoring included. Part 2 of 4.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
Announcing: Transport Features and Performance Advancements in Fall Creators Update for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016

Announcing: Transport Features and Performance Advancements in Fall Creators Update for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016

First published on TECHNET on Jul 10, 2018Authors: Praveen Balasubramanian, Daniel HaveyWindows core networking team has been introducing innovations in transport and blogging about it since the Anniversary Edition . We do this because we are committed to providing continuous ... continue reading
HTTPS Client Certificate Request freezes when the Server is handling a large PUT/POST Request

HTTPS Client Certificate Request freezes when the Server is handling a large PUT/POST Request

First published on TECHNET on Jul 12, 2017HTTPS Client Certificate Request freezes when the Server is handling a large PUT/POST Request There is a class of problems that may occur when using client-side certificates in HTTPS.Sometimes, the server’s request for ... continue reading
Troubleshoot Configuring SDN RAS Gateway VPN Bandwidth Settings in Virtual Machine Manager

Troubleshoot Configuring SDN RAS Gateway VPN Bandwidth Settings in Virtual Machine Manager

First published on TECHNET on Mar 06, 2017 I wanted to share some of my experiences with debugging Windows Server 2016 Software Defined Networking (SDN) related customer issues. These issues are related to SDN RAS Gateways.If you’ve deployed Software Defined ... continue reading
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Best practices to consider before deploying a network virtual appliance

A network virtual appliance (NVA) is a virtual appliance primarily focused on network functions virtualization. A typical network virtual appliance involves various layers four to seven functions like firewall, WAN optimizer, application delivery controllers, routers, load balancers, IDS/IPS, proxies, SD-WAN ... continue reading
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Processing trillions of events per day with Apache Kafka on Azure

This blog is co-authored by Noor Abani and Negin Raoof, Software Engineer, who jointly performed the benchmark, optimization and performance tuning experiments under the supervision of Nitin Kumar, Siphon team, AI Platform. Our sincere thanks to Dhruv Goel and Uma ... continue reading
Step-by-Step: How to configure a SQL Server 2008 R2 Failover Cluster Instance in Azure

Step-by-Step: How to configure a SQL Server 2008 R2 Failover Cluster Instance in Azure

Introduction If you are reading this article you probably are still using SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 and want to take advantage of the extended security updates that Microsoft is offering if you move your SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 into Azure ... continue reading
Managing and Working with #Azure Network Security Groups (NSG) #Security #IaC #AzureDevOps

Managing and Working with #Azure Network Security Groups (NSG) #Security #IaC #AzureDevOps

Microsoft Azure Network Security Group (NSG) When you are implementing your Microsoft Azure Design like a HUB-Spoke model you have to deal with security of your Azure environment (Virtual Datacenter). One of them are Network Security Groups to protect your ... continue reading