Updated for 5.0 SP2.
With the release of Application Virtualization version 5.0, Microsoft changed out all of the old scripting and programming interfaces and replaced them with PowerShell... More > interface modules. In this book, the authors dig well below the limited online help that comes with the product to fully expose not only the PowerShell cmdlets but underlying object interfaces, with numerous examples. Both IT Professionals looking to build some custom scripting, and Developers who want to build add-on products will find this complete reference guide a valuable resource for working with App-V. This book is not only more accurate than the release documentation, but is full of working examples on how to use the four PowerShell modules released with the product.< Less
Research and analysis of the App-V 5 Client streaming and caching capabilities.
This 82 page pdf provides details on how the App-V 5 client virtualization magic works. With deep analysis of driver... More > components and colorful walkthroughs of the streaming process, this work is a must-read for anyone concerned with understanding performance on their systems.< Less
The caching of code and data is a common technique used throughout the Windows Operating System in order to improve system and application performance. While System Performance is a difficult... More > subject, this work represents a digestable look at performance by isolating the top
fifteen or so ways that caching is used in the Windows 7 Operating System.
A book that not only explains how performance, but gives the reader techniques to investigate on his or her own. Each of the caching techniques described and detailed, and experiments are provided that the reader may use to look further into the performance of their own systems. Even performance experts will learn something new from this book.
Numerous free tools are used for these experiments, and the appendix provides an excellent guide to using these tools.
This book represents the culmination of years of research and a series of presentations made by the Author in front of audiences around the world.< Less