Tag / Microsoft

  • November 26, 2008 - Matthijs Haverink

    Virtualize SQL Servers? VMware says you should!

    I stumbled upon a nice white paper on the VMware blog concerning virtualizing SQL servers. The conclusion of the article (how surprising) is that in high workload scenario’s it can be really interesting and usefull to virtualize your Microsoft SQL database servers. I really advise you to read the full article, because every situation is […]

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  • November 3, 2008 - Sven Huisman

    App-V 4.5 Resource Kit Available

    Microsoft released the resource kit tool for App-V. The Resource kit is a selection of tools that can be used to help you manage your App-V 4.5 estate. So if you are using App-V, you might need these tools:  Application Virtualization Application Listing Tool Application Virtualization Cache Configuration Tool Application Virtualization Client Log Parser Utility […]

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  • Today Microsoft released their Hyper-V Server 2008 product. This is Microsofts attempt to compete with VMWare ESX 3i so it’s free and you want it! They say… Microsoft is aiming at the following use cases: Test and Development Basic Server Consolidation Branch Office Consolidation Hosted Desktop Virtualization (VDI)

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  • September 9, 2008 - Sven Huisman

    Updated application virtualization comparison chart!

    We (Matthijs Haverink and I) have updated our application virtualization chart with the latest release of Citrix XenApp 5.0, Microsoft App-V and Xenocode 2008 SP1. We also changed Symantec Appstream in the chart by combining it with SVS pro, a more commonly used combination.

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  • That Virtualization is going strong and still growing more and more mature are showing VMware and Microsoft. So during the past few days major changes happened on the licensing front: VMWare joined Microsoft in their Microsoft Server Virtualization Validation Program Program (SVVP), this is great news because it makes virtualization even more attractive and Microsoft […]

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