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Happy Friday folks! Brandon Wilson here once again to give you a pointer to some more information covering a topic touched on by the Windows Core Networking PG, and that is Software Defined Networking (SDN) load balancing in Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019.
“Notes from the Field: Microsoft SDN Software Load Balancers
Kyle Bisnett and Bill Curtis here from the field and two of the SDN Blackbelts that share knowledge around architecture, implementations, and lessons learned! We are excited to have wrote this new blog below on our Software Load Balancing Multiplexers (SLB MUXs) that are part of the Software Defined Network (SDN) framework in Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019.
At a high level, Microsoft SDN provides software-based network functions such as virtual networking with switching, routing, datacenter firewall for micro-segmentation, third party appliance support and load balancing. As mentioned above, in this blog we will look at the SLB MUXs and the feature set that it provides such as Inbound NAT, Outbound NAT, how performant they are, and why it is such an appealing option to our customers! This is a Q & A style blog that customers have asked along the way.”
As always, if you have comments or questions on the post, your most direct path for questions will be in the link above.
Thanks for reading, and we’ll see you again soon!