Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Kernel Changes

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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), core parking and timer coalescing for power efficiency, trigger-started services, improved multi-function device support, core architecture changes to modularize Windows ("Minwin") and more.
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