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MSIX Performance

MSIX AppAttach Launch Times

So I have been looking into MSIX AppAttach performance. Previous posts include one comparing publishing performance against normal MSIX and App-V, and another detailing where MSIX AppAttach publishing spends its time.

Today we look at a comparison of process launch times.  In this test, I use a Win32 automated application that launches to a static GUI, sleeps for …

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MSIX Performance

MSIX AppAttach Publishing Performance Details

Last week, I posted about MSIX AppAttach publishing performance, comparing against regular MSIX and App-V publishing at a high level.

Today I have information on tests detailing where MSIX AppAttach publishing spends the time.  The “publishing” process consists of four steps:

  1. Mounting the VHD
  2. Creating the Junction Point
  3. Using PackageManager to “Stage” the package
  4. Using Add-AppXPackage with the -Register
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MSIX Performance

MSIX AppAttach and Performance

While we are all pretty excited about the upcoming MSIX AppAttach, it is still pretty new.  Now in preview for WVD, we can also use PowerShell scripting to try it out on local machines.  But is the performance as good as we have heard? Here is an early look at it.

Performance, in this case, is all about dynamic application …

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MSIX Performance

About creating the 1st MSIX Package in the Microsoft Store

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TMNetSim MSIX Edition

Last Summer, I had an opportunity to work with Microsoft on the process of getting MSIX Applications created and released through the Microsoft Store. As a result, I ended up with the first MSIX package released in the Windows Store!

On my website at TMurgent.com, I have a large number of free community tools that I have …

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AppV5 Performance Sequencing

App-V and .Net Performance

NOTE: This post contains some great information, but has been updated in this post.

This post is about the performance impacts of combining Microsoft App-V 5 sequenced virtual applications with applications that use Microsoft .Net.  I wish this story ended with good news, or at least reasonable actions that you could take to improve performance, but it isn’t so.  Instead …

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AppV5 Performance Sequencing

Streaming Theory – Should you Launch?

A small comment by Microsoft’s Thamin Karim at the European AppV User Group event in Amsterdam last week caused me to re-think streaming in App-V 5. It was one of those “duh!” moments that occur when something so obvious hits you and you realize that you hadn’t really thought about it and were operating on wrong assumptions.

The comment, which …

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Performance

Training my VDI Desktop Images for Quick Boot

I am constantly building new VM desktop images for my lab, here are some tips on how I am doing it.

I use MTD to make life easier. If unfamiliar, MDT (Microsoft Deployment Toolkit) is free, simple, and has a lot in common with SCCM task Sequence deployment, but will less overhead. I have a lot of standard stuff I …

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AppV4* AppV5 Performance

Translation of On App-V Performance

Last week, I wrote a blog post On App-V 5 Performance which received a lot of attention. From the response, it is pretty clear that my message was not understood. I am a geek, so it is not that unusual. So let’s try to fix that here. Here is an English translation of my thoughts:

The message that I attempted …