SMB 2.2: Bigger. Faster. Scalier - (Parts 1 and 2)

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011
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This session comprises two parts that will take a detailed look at new extensions to the SMB 2 protocol. These new developments target improving file server availability and client-server performance. The sessions will give you an overview of what is new in SMB 2.2, and then examine in detail specific areas of the protocol.

SMB 2.2 Multichannel adds new levels of network scalability and support for modern interconnects. Persistent handles adds fault tolerance and continuous availability to the protocol with the 'persistent handles' feature adds fault tolerance and continuous availability to the protocol."

We will also discuss auxiliary protocols which live side by side with the SMB 2.2 protocol to provide end-to-end reliability and manageability.