TechNet Support WebCast: TCP/IP Stack Improvements in Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1

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Thursday, June 16, 2005: 10:00 AM Pacific time (Coordinated Universal Time -7 hours)

There are significant improvements in TCP/IP functionality in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1). This Webcast discusses these improvements. This includes performance improvements targeted at Internet facing servers that have enabled Windows Server 2003 to now support over a million connections over IA64, are saving a premium portal several million dollars a year and enable Windows Server 2003 to send over 7Gbps traffic over trans-atlantic links. We also discuss security improvements that have been made in TCP/IP to enable a Windows 2003 Server to better handle DDOS attacks such as those launched by Blaster and MYDoom viruses. This includes over 3 fold improvement in the ability of TCP/IP to handle syn-attacks, a DDOS commonly used by viruses such as Blaster.

This is a Level 200 session presented by Deepak Bansal. and Sanjay Kaniyar..

Deepak Bansal has been with Microsoft for two years, first as a program manager for Quality of Service and now as a program manager for TCP/IP. Before he joined Microsoft, Deepak worked at Motorola on broadband networks. He has both Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Computer Science from IIT, Delhi, India, and a Masters Degree in Computer Science from MIT. His areas of interest include computer network protocols, wireless networks, quality of service, and congestion control. He has authored many papers in various leading networking conferences such as SIGCOMM and INFOCOM. He also has one patent issued and three patents filed.

Sanjay Kaniyar leads the Transports & Scalable networking development team. During his 6 year long career at Microsoft, he has worked on various technologies, including Quality of Service, high speed networking, TCP/IP etc, and contributed to several releases of Windows. He is also an active participant in various networking related forums and has been a speaker at several conferences, including Networld+Interop, WinHEC and DDC. Sanjay has applied for 14 patents thus far, and holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from SUNY, Stony Brook, and a Bachelors degree from KREC, Surathkal (India).

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Article ID: 900937 - Last Review: March 15, 2013 - Revision: 10.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
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