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Microsoft Hyper-V Cluster Design by Eric Siron

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Chapter 6. Network Traffic Shaping and Performance Enhancements

In addition to the new technologies that Windows Server 2012 offers for transmitting and receiving network traffic, there are also new ways to manage how that traffic flows. This chapter will also introduce you to several hardware-based features that your systems can exploit to govern and improve networking performance.

In this chapter, you will learn about the following topics:

  • Windows Server Quality of Service
  • Using Data Center Bridging for hardware Quality of Service
  • Changing advanced settings on network adapters
  • Configuring jumbo frames for increased throughput
  • Network acceleration features such as VMQ, RSS, RDMA, and SR-IOV
  • The potential for the Hyper-V switch

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