Windows 7: Optimizing Applications for Remote File Services over the WAN


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Windows 7 introduces many improvements designed to improve the file access experience for mobile users and users in branch offices. In this session, we introduce fundamental changes to the opportunistic locking model, discuss the various caching mechanisms, and explain how to ensure that your applications benefit from them. Hear about common programming patterns that lead to unnecessary network roundtrips and end-user delays. Learn how to write network-friendly applications that are WAN and branch ready.
  • Mathew George
    Mathew George is a senior developer with the file access and distribution team. He is a co-designer of the SMB2 protocol stack and currently involved in the development of the SMB2 client filesystem stack for the Windows platform.


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