GearsMicrosoft’s own Thamim Karim has a great article on a really cool new feature in App-V 5.0 called Share Content Store. What is Shared Content Store? Shared Content Store in App-V 5.0 allows us to stream directly from a content source without having to stream the package to the local platform. The great thing is App-V 5.0 packages now use a flat file format and are no longer stored collectively in a single cache file, which means we no longer have the read only challenges we faced with the Shared Cache solution in App-V 4.6 when it comes to updating applications and replacing the cache. Want to know more? Check out Thamim’s post here.

Additional resources:

How to Install the App-V 5.0 client for Shared Content Store mode

Integrating App-V with Microsoft VDI

J.C. Hornbeck | Knowledge Engineer | Microsoft GBS Management and Security Division

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