[ntp:questions] Next major update of Windows has time improvements

Terje Mathisen terje.mathisen at tmsw.no
Thu Jul 19 19:58:37 UTC 2018

Daniel Gearty wrote:
> Windows 10 and Windows 2019
> Next major update perhaps October 2018?
> Leap second support
> PTP client
> Software timestamping
> QPC granularity drops from 6.4 microsec/sec to 100 nanosec/sec
> Traceability logging in Event Viewer and performance counters
> Unknown what is and is not implemented within the W32Time service which is disabled when using Windows NTPD.
> https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/07/windows-10-will-get-better-at-telling-the-time-with-new-leap-second-support/
> https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/networking/2018/07/18/top10-ws2019-hatime/
I read all the news articles about this, it basically brings Windows 
into parity with a 20 year old version of FreeBSD or a 10+ year old 
Linux. :-)

It is still good news!


- <Terje.Mathisen at tmsw.no>
"almost all programming can be viewed as an exercise in caching"

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