Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Kernel Changes (*PDC at TechEd)


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This session goes beneath the hood of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 to describe and demonstrate the key changes in the kernel. Topics include: scalability improvements such as removal of the global scheduler lock, support for more than 64 logical processors, and user mode scheduling, virtual service accounts, core parking and timer coalescing for power efficiency, trigger-started services, core architecture changes to modularize Windows ("Minwin") and more.
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