Leap Seconds for the IT Pro: What you need to know

Hi Everybody – Program Manager Dan Cuomo here to tell you, the IT Pro, everything you need to know about Leap Seconds on Windows. If you saw our recent blog series on the Top 10 Networking Features, you may have already noticed an announcement about Leap Second support included in Windows Server 2019 and Windows… Read more

Notes from the Field: Microsoft SDN Software Load Balancers

Kyle Bisnett and Bill Curtis here. We are two Software Defined Network Blackbelts and Premier Field Engineers at Microsoft and specialize in Hybrid Cloud technologies, which includes Cloud Platform System, Azure Stack and WSSD/SDDC. Most importantly, we ensure it’s easy for our customers and partners to deploy and leverage Software Defined Networking (SDN), whether it’s… Read more

Support for LEDBAT: Public Service Announcement

Don’t forget to #LEDBAT and @Win10Transports There 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 the result of a misconfiguration that is also easily remedied. The symptoms of the misconfiguration are that LEDBAT gets stuck in a… Read more

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

Don’t forget to #LEDBAT and @Win10Transports Windows 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 to this problem. Simplicitas ad redigendum (according to Bing) this is Latin for “Reduce to simplicity”. Good thing that TCP templates are… Read more