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TCP Loopback Fast Path in Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8

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“The default behavior of the TCP loopback interface is to move local TCP traffic through most of the network stack, including AFD (which is essentially the kernel mode representation of a user mode TCP socket),  as well as the layers corresponding to TCP and IP protocol layers.

Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 introduce a new optional fast path…


TCP Loopback fast path is just one of the Low Latency Workload support features in Windows Server 2012.


Written by adamsync

January 26, 2013 at 00:35

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