App-V 5: On Streaming

Now that Hotfix 4 for App-V 5.0 SP2 has been out now for several weeks, many of you have likely already seen our Updated Guidance for Performance Recommendations now available on Technet (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn659478.aspx.) It almost goes without saying that the new stream-to-disk model of populating individual state-separated sparse files at the native NTFS level yielded…


App-V 5: On AddPackage and ConfigurePackage

The other day I was troubleshooting a package add issue where I was running into a brick wall that turned out to be an awfully simple solution. While troubleshooting this, it came to me that I have not really gone into much depth as to what happens during an AddPackage or a ConfigurePackage operation in…