[Review]: Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2016

What’s Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2016

When you run a server system in your organization, you might have business needs not met using default server settings. For example, you might need the lowest possible energy consumption, or the lowest possible latency, or the maximum possible throughput on your server. This guide provides a set of guidelines that you can use to tune the server settings in Windows Server 2016 and obtain incremental performance or energy efficiency gains, especially when the nature of the workload varies little over time.

It is important that your tuning changes consider the hardware, the workload, the power budgets, and the performance goals of your server. This guide describes each setting and its potential effect to help you make an informed decision about its relevance to your system, workload, performance, and energy usage goals.

Performance Tuning Categories

Performance Tuning Guide organizes performance and tuning guidance for Windows Server 2016 across three tuning categories:

  1. Server Hardware:
    • Hardware Performance Considerations
    • Hardware Power Considerations
  2. Server Role:
    • Active Directory Servers
    • File Servers
    • Hyper-V Servers
    • Remote Desktop Servers
    • Web Servers
    • Windows Server Containers
  3. Server Subsystem:
    • Cache and Memory Management
    • Networking Subsystem
    • Storage Space Direct
    • Software Define Networking (SDN)

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Davoud Teimouri

Davoud Teimouri is as a professional blogger, vExpert 2015/2016/2017/2018/2019, VCA, MCITP. This blog is started with simple posts and now, it has large following readers.

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