Month: November 2014

Windows 2012 QoS

In QoS Implementations you will choose between bps-based or weight-based rules.

The bps-based rules can be quite specific, guaranteeing a very certain amount of bandwidth, which can be useful for some applications.
bps rules can be considered inflexible, especially if workloads are mobile between hosts.

TheWeight-based rules are extremely flexible and are usually going to be the correct choice; a weight-based rule is based on a share of bandwidth, with no consideration of the actual speed

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Windows 2012 RSS & DVMQ

Receive-Side Scaling (RSS)

The NIC has always relied on a single core in the processor to process packets arrive.
As servers and their workloads have grown, this single-core solution has become a bottleneck.

The network card feature RSS comes to surface and plays roles in dynamically scaling up/down the processing of incoming traffic.

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