ConfigMgr Peer Cache Switches to the Fast Lane in ConfigMgr 1806

Every now and then we like to kick the tyres of ConfigMgr Peer Cache. Each release brings new features and tweaks, and 1806 is no exception.

The Big News – Fast Channel All The Way

The major (and undocumented at the moment) shift in this release is the move to using the ‘Fast Channel’ for communicating Boundary […]

By | August 6th, 2018|Peer Cache, SCCM|0 Comments

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 […]

ConfigMgr Peer Cache Resource Thresholds

A common question that we get when people start out on their P2P journey, are concerns around ‘overloading’ the clients that are serving up the content. What if you only have a single client with the content and then another 100 machines all request it at once? BranchCache has […]

By | May 25th, 2018|BranchCache, Peer Cache, SCCM|0 Comments

Delivery Optimization PowerShell Cmdlets in Windows 10

The Delivery Optimization Service (DOSvc) provides another Peer To Peer technology from Microsoft. Included with the release of Windows 10, DO is mostly used for downloading updates from Microsoft Update servers directly to PCs that are configured to use it. It’s also responsible for grabbing content from the Windows Store too.
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By | April 5th, 2017|BranchCache, Delivery Optimization, Peer Cache, StifleR|0 Comments

2Pint At The Midwest Management Summit (MMSMOA) 2017

Beer, Epic Sessions and Fake News..

This is an exciting year at MMS for us, read on to find out why..

Again, with thanks to the awesome organisers of MMS, we’re honoured to be presenting the very latest demo-packed presentations in the following topics:

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ConfigMgr Peer Cache – Notes from the Field

Well, a few fields, not necessarily our own fields…

OK now listen up!

Quite a few of you lovely folks have been playing with the new ConfigMgr Peer Cache feature in your labs. Unfortunately, it  seems, that even in this day and age, your Lab happens to contain ALL your production […]

By | February 20th, 2017|Peer Cache, SCCM, StifleR|0 Comments

Peer Cache in ConfigMgr Current Branch (1610) – First Impressions

OK, time for a whistle-stop tour of the new Peer Cache feature in ConfigMgr 1610 (CB) I say new, as this is the first release to feature the P2P tech in ‘almost Production ready’ form. It did pop up in various Tech Previews, but there’s been quite a few […]