The World Simplified is a Virtual World

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

March, 2008

  • SoftGrid Visio Stencils

    It must have been at least 3/4 months ago I came across these stencils and I said than I would blog about them..... well as you can tell I never did! ubba cool stencils for visio when your designing all your pretty high level design for application...
  • Beta 4.5 and Beta SCCM R2 - How to get a Quick Test Lab for SCCM R2

    This is not going to be a depth post... but just a post to say how to get yourself rapidly into a good place with SCCM R2. I have been asked a number of times how to gain access to or even build an SCCM R2 environment. As much fun as it is..... and it...
  • Beta 4.5: Application Virtualization Error 25120

    I pinged BoruRR internally about this a while back when discussions came up on the Application Virtualization Forum. One of the things that you should watch out for when installing Application Virtualization 4.5 on Windows Server 2008 is the IIS settings...
  • Hyper-V Manager MMC Available

    lets get the tough stuff sorted! the downloads are here ; Vista x64 Edition: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=450931F5-EBEC-4C0B-95BD-E3BA19D296B1&displaylang=en Vista x86 Edition: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...
  • How to deploy SoftGrid MSI's under Limited User context

    This was a nice little post that Ment van der Plas wrote. Its funny cos it helped in a discussion that I was having Matheesha who works in another team but does a similar job! The discussion was around delegating permissions to allow application installations...
  • MDOP ROI Calculator

    I was delivering a chalk and talk last Tuesday to a great team of chaps....they traveled on the way up to TVP (Microsoft HQ in the UK) to have me throw up a few discussions on Citrix/TS and application virtualization, in 4.1 and 4.5.... the standalone...
  • Hyper-V Release Candidate

    As Jeff so rightfully pointed out Hyper-V Release Candidate is Here!!! owwwwww yes its how we roll on the virtualization front!!! we are moving forward faster and faster and with all our Kidaro fun this is just one of many great things that we are set...
  • SoftGrid Upgrade: General Guidance and Recommended Practices

    J.C pinged us to say that Paul had written up a post on Upgrades! Its really handy and one that can be combined with other old posts such as http://blogs.technet.com/virtualworld/archive/2007/06/23/using-sms-2003-to-upgrade-a-softgrid-4-1-0-56-client...
  • So as we get towards the end of the month I look up

    So as we get towards the end of the month I look up and realise "zarbie you have been lazy". its been an interesting year ....... few facts I have not spent a full week in the uk :o) lots of travel I turned 7 years old!!! leap year baby and will let you...
  • Offline Virtual Machines Software Updates

    This is a great white paper! If your a SCCM and a SCVMM user and have an active library of offline images than you have just got to get started with this! Automating Software Updates for Offline Virtual Machines Using Virtual Machine Manager 2007 and...