App-V 5 SMB Publishing Time OS compare

App-V-LogoWhen migrating to a newer operating system will the App-V publishing time be different? When publishing times are important you don’t want to be surprised with increasing times. With the release of Windows 10 Technical Preview I was wondering if there is a difference in publishing times with Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. In this blog post I will share the result I collected in this research.
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Public Beta of a new App-V tool called GAP-IT

App-V-LogoI’m proud to announce a new App-V tool called GAP-IT which stand for “Get App-V Publishing Times”. GAP-IT can collect App-V publishing times in your environment and generate a Microsoft Excel report.

The report contains publishing times of individual packages, the percentage of published packages and the average publishing times. This is valuable information and can be used to verify if App-V publishing times are taking too long and if optimization is needed.

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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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