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Building a Hyper-V Client Hypervisor – Part 2

A couple of weeks ago I published an article describing my experiment to use Hyper-V as a client hypervisor. I’m working with this laptop setup since more than two months now, using it for everything I previously did on Windows 7. In addition I’m running all my demos when visiting customers or presenting at conferences.Continue Reading

Written on June 30, 2011 at 9:09 pm, by

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RemoteFX Backgrounder

Over the next weeks, Shawn Bass and I will be presenting our latest results on comparing remoting protocols at different events and conferences, such as BriForum and Microsoft TechEd. One of the protocols we are testing intensively is Microsoft RDP 7.1 with RemoteFX, typically only referred to as “RemoteFX”. Now people started asking me questionsContinue Reading

Written on April 30, 2011 at 10:48 am, by

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Building a Hyper-V Client Hypervisor – An Experiment

When I attended the MVP Summit earlier this year I learned that Hyper-V is a core component of the Windows operating system. In other words, Hyper-V is conceptually not limited to the server operating system even though the hypervisor functionality is not available for Windows 7. But I started asking myself if it is possibleContinue Reading

Written on March 31, 2011 at 1:55 am, by

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The Long and Winding Road to RemoteFX

Well, I should have know better. But I had the ambition to build a “mobile” RemoteFX reference environment that is good for demos and protocol performance tests. I want to use such test results at my upcoming Synergy and Tech-Ed sessions. I had to learn the hard way that this is not as simple as it seems to be.

Written on September 28, 2010 at 11:59 pm, by

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Things I learned when traveling…

During the last couple of weeks, I’ve been traveling a lot – speaking at international conferences and meeting with customers. As always I took the opportunity to get a realistic feeling of what “the market” is up to by talking to many people. Interesting enough, it’s not necessarily the topics major vendors want us toContinue Reading

Written on June 30, 2009 at 7:13 pm, by

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