Glossary Definition of "WDM"

I got looped into a discussion about the WDK glossary entry for “Windows Driver Model”. It got me thinking about how difficult it is to explain things in the driver space to non-driver folks.     When I was working in storage I used to have this problem all the time. Someone, usually a family…


Does Windows have a "Scheduler"

The question came up on the NTDEV mailing list a while back about how the “Scheduler” works in Windows … specifically about what thread it ran on and how it got control.     The answer is that you should ignore this idea that there’s a “scheduler” as an independent entity.  It doesn’t exist like…


Meet my boss

Nar’s talk on the NT I/O manager is now up on channel 9.