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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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.
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AppV5 Performance

On App-V 5 Performance

NOTE: THIS POST REMAINS AS ORIGINALLY POSTED, BUT PLEASE READ THIS UPDATED POST INSTEAD.

You may have heard that I am working on a book.

It started as a White Paper to help explain how the different caching options in …

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All Performance Tools

About Windows Boot Performance

The following is taken from my book Windows System Performance Through Caching.

When the Windows OS boots, it uses information from previous boot experiences to speed up the boot process. Microsoft calls this “ReadyBoot”.

The process of booting up …

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All AppV4* AppV5 Performance Sequencing Tools

Recording of Tim on BrianMadden Live show

I had the honor of being the featured guest on the “BrianMadden Live” podcast earlier this week. The recording can be found at this link: here.

I also posted a couple of articles on Brian’s site the last month …