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+ - Why Vista + Longhorn = Faster Networking

Submitted by tomlasusa
tomlasusa (1048548) writes "Networking on Windows has always sucked, especially across LANs. Network Computing details improvements to the TCP stack and networking support in Microsoft Vista and Longhorn, including receive-side-window autotuning and the Compound TCP algorithm, which will increase network performance. Tests showed a Windows Vista computer had twice the throughput downloading a file from a Windows 2003 server, compared with the same download to a Windows XP computer. Longhorn will provide an additional boost. Could Windows networking finally be up to snuff? dservers/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=199200598"

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