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 […]

Latest Windows 10 Delivery Optimization Policies (1803)

The latest Windows 10 Release (1803) brings with it several key new policies to control the Windows Delivery Optimization service.
Just in case you’ve been on a massive vacation in a cave, or just asleep for the last 3 years, here’s what Delivery Optimization (henceforth known as DO) does.

DO is the Windows […]

By | December 20th, 2017|Delivery Optimization, Windows 10|0 Comments

Microsoft Ignite goes Peer To Peer Crazy!

Just a couple of years ago there were ZERO sessions about Microsoft Peer to Peer tech at TechEd/Ignite. But times they are a changing 🙂

This year we are really proud to see that there are FIVE brilliant sessions around all the cool Microsoft P2P and Bandwidth Management tech. Here they are:

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Bandwidth Management in Windows using Microsoft LEDBAT++

Windows 10 (and Server 2016) now has the built-in ability to transfer content completely in the background using only unused bandwidth

How?

Low Extra Delay Background Transport (LEDBaT) is a way to transfer data in the background quickly,  without clogging the network.
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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:

Return […]

BranchCache – What’s New In Windows 10 UPDATED

The Updated Bit..

Yo BranchCachers!

Just thought I’d update you on another cool addition to BranchCache in Windows 10. It addresses a common issue when deploying BranchCache – that of Cache size. Previously you could assign the BranchCache Cache size (using netsh in Win7 or PowerShell in Win8/10) as a percentage of disk, or as an absolute […]

By | February 17th, 2016|BranchCache, Windows 10|6 Comments