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

April, 2008

  • Beta SCCM R2 - Virtual Application Server

    In SCCM R2 we have the option to stream from a distribution point! At that moment you think great...... You go straight into the SCCM Management Console > Site Database > Site Code > Site Settings > Site Systems > Server > Distribution...
  • Cool Hyper-V Registry Settings

    Andrew Auret is one of our hot shots MCS consultants in the UK. He emailed me earlier with some bits and pieces with regards to Hyper-V and sent me a really handy tip! Well like any handy tip I do like to pass it onto the community at large! Cool registry...
  • Beta 4.5 and SCCM R2 - The requested software cannot be located

    So I wrote a little bit on SCCM R2 and SoftGrid Application Virtualization 4.5 integration . It was a really nice quick way to build your test lab and get you to speed! Well if you download your SCCM VM and changed the IP address to give your self access...
  • Default First app ......64-00000002

    Whilst I am in the Netherlands (Amsterdam) I have seen this little error popping up and its not just been here that I have seen this but at quite a few customers now. The default first app is a great little tool to just say "Hi I am softgrid and...
  • Hyper-V Quick Migration & VMware Live Migration Part 2

    Just wanted to put part 2 up of Jeff's post ! ------------------- Virtualization Nation, Last week, I blogged about the importance of HA for unplanned host downtime. By the number of responses, this is clearly a hot topic. Today, I was going to discuss...
  • Updated SoftGrid tools by Login Consultants now available!

    Patrick are top TSP over in EMEA pinged me a minute ago to say that Login Consultants have updated some of there tools! Login Consultants releases updated versions of the SoftGrid OSD Editor and SoftGrid Migration Tool to support the upcoming version...
  • Hyper-V Quick Migration & VMware Live Migration Part 3

    Jeff has been posting up a great number of articles to give the world better clarity on the subject! He posted part 3 earlier on..... and wanted to keep this series up to date! Part 1 Part 2 ---------------------------------------------- Virtualization...
  • Hyper-V Quick Migration & VMware Live Migration Part 1

    Jeff through up this great post on Hyper-V quick migration. I think this is a really interesting post as it generally gets me quite frustrated when pep's dont compare apples for apples! and the whole Quick Migration, Live Migration (Vmotion) bit is something...
  • Some SoftGrid enabled Office Applications may not run if McAfee VirusScan 8.5i is installed

    Sebastian also wrote a great post around some of the issues that we have had around McAfee VirusScan 8.5i due to the BOP feature. Its really interesting when you look at this! ---------------------------------- Here's an issue we've seen a couple times...
  • Microsoft Application Virtualization (SoftGrid) Post Installation Tasks

    Alvin Morales posted a blog on some basics for getting things sorted after you install application virtualization. ---------------------------------------------------- We get a lot of questions about what you need to do after installing a 4.x SoftGrid...
  • Video: Meet the Terminal Services Team

    The Terminal Server team have added plenty of new functionality. The TS boys and Girls added a nice post showing this functionality. Recently, technet.com completed four episodes on Terminal Services in Windows Server 2008. The episodes interview members...
  • SCVMM and the future.....

    There will be an awesome session on May 29th on SCVMM (System Center Virtual Machine Manager).  Get this in your diary now! add a meeting invite for yourself and make sure you watch this session. http://www.microsoft.com/events/EventDetails.aspx...
  • A Catch up with Reality!

    It always feels like the beginning of the month gets taken away from my blogging duties! I ended up on Jury Service in the UK for 3 weeks! It was weird to be not as connected as I normally am. However as soon as I was done I was out presenting with Adam...