App-V v5: One of the biggest releases in Microsoft Application Virtualization history

imageGreetings! Last week, Karri announced the general availability of MDOP 2012, which included the release of two much awaited products: the new Microsoft User Experience Virtualization (UE-V), and one of the biggest releases in Microsoft Application Virtualization’s (App-V) history – App-V 5.0. Anthony Smith (A.J.) has already provided an overview of UE-V in his blog, so to build on that foundation, I want to provide a deep dive on the capabilities of App-V 5.0 and the benefits it will provide to our customers. The blog is broken out into three sections: how to use App-V 5.0 for a more flexible virtualization solution, how App-V’s integrated platform offers a more consistent experience, and powerful…(read more)

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J.C. Hornbeck | Knowledge Engineer | Management and Security Division

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Comments (1)

  1. Alcaron says:

    Any idea if you guys will release the DB creation scripts like you did with App-V 4.6?

    The main problem with 5.0 is most likely it's going to be on a shared SQL server/cluster, and there is no real reason the installer needs .Net 4.0 to create the database, but the installer fails without it.

    Makes it a much bigger pain to get up and running than need be.