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

December, 2009

  • App-V and support for applications with custom shell extensions

    Over on the App-V Blog jim wrote a really handy little piece around shell extensions and App-V which links into a number of the conversations that i have had this week. I think that this is important to note and highlight as it keeps coming up in conversation...
  • Hyper-V R2 sizing tool now available from HP

    Good Old Patrick Lownds pinged me today to let me know that HP have released there Hyper-V R2 sizing tool. The HP Sizer for Microsoft Hyper-V 2008 R2 is an automated, downloadable tool that provides quick and helpful sizing guidance for “best-fit” HP...
  • Candidates for Virtualization

    I have felt like i have written the same email about applications that are not suitable candidates for virtualization in App-V more than a dozen times over the past week. And I wanted to throw up a table that i tend to use to help highlight some of these...
  • Immidio AppScriber 2.0

    Rodney emailed me today about a tool that he has been working on with a company called Immidio called “ Appscriber ”, I think i posted about this in the past about v1 of Appscriber. Appscriber is a self service portal for applications. In Rodney's own...
  • Cool 2k8 R2 VDI Scripts

    I am not the greatest script writer! Certainly I can bolt together some stuff that other people can do! And to add i have been doing loads with our new VDI implementation in 2k8 R2. So whilst doing some troubleshooting I was told about some Great Scripts...
  • Core Configurator 2.0

    My buddy Andy Auret pinged me with an update of his core configurator tool for win2k8 R2. It is completely open source so it can be amended and change to fit your requirements, this version has been a year in the making and has been written in powershell...
  • Do I need to re-sequence my applications when I move to a new OS?

    Peter Ballantyne pinged me yesterday to say “have a look at this post” ….. and its a question that comes up over and over and over. So it was great to see a support statement come out from the App-V product team and sequenced apps being moved to a newer...