ProjectVRC: Microsoft App-V 5.0 Performance, Tuning, and Optimization

Last week the North America edition of TechED was held in Houston and I was one of the lucky guys that presented on stage. Together with Ment van der Plas we worked very hard to bring you unbiased and independent information about the true impact of App-V 5.0. This presentation was recorded and want to share this with you. If you are working with Microsoft App-V and looking for ways to improve your performance, I recommend you to watch the session. Continue reading

Get App-V 5.x Publishing Time with Powershell

App-V-LogoWhen publishing App-V 5.x applications it is interesting to know how long it takes to publish all applications. I needed this information during a large scale test to get a better understanding of the impact on the user experience. I also wanted to know if the publishing time increases when more users are active. This information can be used to optimize the publishing time and eventually the user experience.

In this blog post I will share a powershell function that can get the App-V publishing time on a remote specific machine.

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App-V Application Service Issue

During sequencing of an application I received an error about the services (App-V Sequencer 4.6). The installer of the application installs a service that is required for the application. Normally the installer starts the service and continues the installation but this time the following error message occurred.

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