Host Virtual Receive Side Scaling and System Center VMM 2016

In the previous blog, we discussed virtual Receive Side Scaling (vRSS).  When it comes to System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager, I wanted to show how to enable this feature. With SCVMM 2016, it provides the ability to create port profiles for managing network adapters. Specifically, it allows you to configure offload settings for the…


Performance Issues with your Hyper-V vNic?

There have been numerous calls into Microsoft regarding the performance of their networking when using Hyper-V versus not using Hyper-V. So take for example: Using a physical network card not bound to Hyper-V, they may be seeing transfer rates of ~900 mb/s Binding that same network card to a Hyper-V virtual switch, transfer rates may…