Detect App-V publishing timed out

App-V-LogoDuring the European App-V User Group 2015 I presented a session about a new product called Login PI. This session was all about how to use Login PI to monitor the user experience and availability of App-V delivered applications. This presentation will be published in the upcoming weeks. In the product demo I used a script to verify if publishing has timed out. Within this blog post I will share how to check if the App-V publishing has timed out with powershell.

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Hands-on: VMware App Volumes

CloudVolumes-SquareI had an invitation to join a session by Harry Labana about the acquisition of Immidio and how Flex+ will complete the end using computing stack of VMware. During this session the product VMware App Volumes was introduced to me and based on that session I decided to try App Volmues out. In this blog post I will share my hands-on experience.

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App-V is not publishing

App-V-LogoDuring Project VRC phase 7 we noticed some issues with publishing by App-V 5.0 Hotfix 4. Somehow App-V was not publishing during logon which is very strange. After some troubleshooting we found the root cause and shared this with the product team. With the release of Hotfix 5 I checked if this was solved, but to my surprise it was not. Within this blog post I will explain what is causing this issue and how to solve it.

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Quickly parse performance data with PPD Tool

I often encounter issues with going through the large sets of performance data. Importing the large CSV files with powershell is taking very long. Therefore I created a tool called Parse Performance Data (PPD) that quickly parses large performance CSV files and creates a Microsoft Excel report in a couple of seconds. This helps to collect the interesting metrics from the file and it even creates charts for each metric that is configured.
In this blog post I will show you more about this tool.

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Benefits of Continuous Delivery

cradleWhen applying SCRUM, one of the goals of each sprint is to deliver a working product. A next step is to get this working product within the production environment. An approach could be to use continuous delivery. But what are the benefits of continuous delivery? Within this blog post I will share a couple of reasons to take a further look in continuous delivery.

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