The World Simplified is a Virtual World

The Adventures of Justin Zarb and Dave Falkus in the Virtual Jungle

December, 2007

  • MSI Utility for Microsoft Application Virtualization (Released!)

    Well its finally time! The MSI Utility has reached Microsoft Download, get downloading and if you have any issues or problems be sure to let us know on the forums !; http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=37a9e590-4f55-44ac-93e1-36eb63a09240&displaylang...
  • When Idle Threads Bugcheck (Or, when APCs attack)

    Step in the architect John Sheehan .... John is one of the architects that came up with some of the SoftGrid features and has now started to dump his mind into a blog! Fantastic I hear you all shout! John is an avid presenter and should be great to have...
  • Building a Host Cluster with Hyper-V Beta 1

    I love these types of posts! And good old Robert L posted this amazing post on Hyper-V. Roberts Blog should be on the left and down a little :o) ...... Anyway if you want to rapidly build up a 2 node Hyper-V Cluster this is what your going to need......
  • Virtual Internet Explorers Virtual Homepage

    The question came up the other day where someone was having a problem with Internet Explorer . Their sequenced version of Internet Explorer (which was being pulled into the package) was not using there default web/homepage rather than the one set within...
  • Micro Branch Scenario

    I saw this great little discussing around the Micro Branch Scenario that Gene Ferioli was discussing. In the 4.5 Help file we describe the Micro Branch Scenario as the following; Micro Branch Scenario This scenario is ideal for environments where you...
  • Microsoft Application Virtualization: Sequencing Adobe CS3

    J.C put up a handy post on the step by step configuration process for Adobe CS3...... you should know this one as it has been spoken about a few times.... see; http://blogs.technet.com/virtualworld/archive/2007/09/23/error-53256-sequencing-adobe-cs3.aspx...
  • Long time no hear!?

    So where did I go!?? and why have I not been posting heavily! Well I ended up getting on a jet plane and flying out to Boston for a few weeks to work with some of the product teams! Its been most enjoyable meeting and greeting people and Boston/Cambridge...
  • SoftGrid Public KBs from November 2007

    So I went high and low on my list of KB's for November and not a Application Virtualization one could be found! So We are safe for another month! You can find all KBs SoftGrid Related for 2007 below! SoftGrid Public KBs from January 2007 SoftGrid Public...
  • SFTExplorer 1.1 (Updated!)

    SFTExplorer is one of the most popular third party tools that I see out there on the field. So it was great when Kalle pinged me a mail to let me know that it was updated to support the 4.5 (beta) as well as adding and fixing a few other aspects. This...
  • Eric's Virtualization PodCast

    So I am flying around a lot and walking in town these days..... and as I do this I tend to use my trusty portable music player (the fact that i have not put a name down should say it all!) ....But I tend to use it for listening to podcasts and some music...
  • Andrew Montgomery's Top 5 New Application Virtualization 4.5 Features

    Andrew posted to the Application Virtualization blog the other day discussing his top 5 features that he like on the new 4.5 beta release. Now I like some of the features, but my top 5 would look a little different. Items around Scalability (Branch Office...
  • Windows Server 2008 RC1 With Hyper-V Beta Now Available

    You have got to see this! I mean its very very cool. Jeff posted up on the Virtualization site some great video and to add they posted some video's on Hyper-V. Get downloading this and playing with the product HERE . ---------------------------------...
  • Interesting Interviews from ITForum

    Whilst I was hard at work over on the Windows Server 2008 stand's or as a friend said to me, I was " working hard but hardly working " and sent me the photo to prove it!!! Yikes! Just to let you know I throttled Edwin Yuen SCVMM Product Manager on Guitar...
  • Microsoft Assessment and Planning Solution Accelerator

    This is friking cool! You need to have a play with this! download this now and play around on this bad boy! The tool is so easy and funky to use its great! Try it out...... Microsoft Assessment and Planning Solution Accelerator Beta 1 Now Available! Are...