The 12 BranchCache tips of ConfigMas

The 12 BranchCache tips of ConfigMas

  1. Enable data deduplication on your content library. Dedup precalculates the hash (no hash = no P2P). Also means that you’ll get dedup savings over the wire because you’re using the dedup hash algorithm BEFORE P2P kicks in (you’re transferring already deduped content). If you distribute content from a deduped […]
By | December 20th, 2019|BranchCache, ConfigMas, De-Duplication, Free, Windows 10|0 Comments

Good questions about BranchCache hashing and caching

So over the weekend, there were some good questions from my coworker Ami’s husband, so I thought I would publish them in a kinda FAQ/rant way, hoping that it will benefit more people to understand the inner workings of BranchCache and how it integrates with file de-duplication that was incorporated in Windows Server 2012. Enjoy.

Question: […]

Microsoft Configuration Manager and Express Updates Deep Dive

 

TL:DR Version: Windows 10 Express Updates in ConfigMgr are better than they used to be, confusing as heck sometimes, don’t always work as advertised, but may just finally be useable! This is a test of functionality in CM1802 – using BranchCache, Peer Cache and Delivery Optimization.

Here Again?

There’s been a lot of chatter recently in the […]

Use Powershell to DeDupe everything on a volume right now!

Another Friday QuickScript..

We’ve been testing BranchCache with DeDupe a LOT over the last couple of weeks, and if you absolutely, positively got to dedupe every mother!*?$%£&  file in the room…accept no substitutes!

I think I ‘borrowed’ various bits of this from here and there..so thanks to those out there who were less lazy than me and actually […]

By | August 21st, 2015|De-Duplication|0 Comments