Introducing the NetAdapter Driver model for the next generation of networks and applications

As we move towards a fully connected world, inundated with intelligent devices  and massively distributed computing infrastructure, networks that can sustain high bandwidth have never been more relevant. Initial requirements for a 5G network project peak data rates in the order of 10s of gigabits per second. The gaming and the video streaming applications continue… Read more

Network start-up and performance improvements in Windows 10 April 2018 Update and Windows Server, version 1803

Increased container density, faster network endpoint creation time, improvements to NAT network throughput, DNS fixes for Kubernetes, and improved developer features   A lot of enthusiasm and excitement surrounds the highly anticipated quality improvements to the container ecosystem on Windows; all shipping with Windows Server version 1803 (WS1803) and Windows 10 April 2018 Update. The… Read more

Windows Server 2016 Software Defined Networking: Updating the Network Controller Server certificate

Network Controller uses a single certificate for northbound communication with REST clients (like System Center Virtual Machine Manager) and southbound communication with Hyper-V hosts and Software Load Balancers. A customer may wish to change this certificate after initial deployment, maybe because the certificate has expired or maybe because he wants to move from self-signed certificate… Read more