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Windows 8 Hyper-V Unleashed

Only a couple of months ago I wrote an article about how to use a Windows 8 tablet as a client hypervisor. Inspired by the promising results of this first test, I decided to go a big step further. I got me an HP EliteBook 8560w laptop with i7 CPU, 32GB of RAM, NVIDIA Quadro GPU andContinue Reading

Written on January 31, 2013 at 9:48 pm, by

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Windows 8 as Client Hypervisor

In the past, I’ve been using Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 with Hyper-V activated on my laptop. For more details, read my two blog articles Building a Hyper-V Client Hypervisor – An Experiment and Building a Hyper-V Client Hypervisor – Part 2. But now Windows 8 is available, and it comes with a built-in clientContinue Reading

Written on September 30, 2012 at 7:55 pm, by

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My TechEd 2012 Thoughts

After being a speaker on the Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Community Roadshow and an attendee of Microsoft TechEd in Amsterdam, I want to share with you what my thoughts are on Microsoft’s current strategy. I get the impression that the more people are complaining and bitching about the Windows 8 user interface, the more relaxedContinue Reading

Written on June 28, 2012 at 10:39 pm, by

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Client of the Future

A couple of months ago, Citrix invited me to join a GeekSpeak Live panel session about the client of the future. I was on stage with three other virtualization experts, and we were having a lively conversation about what we think where remoting clients will be going. One of the other speakers on the panelContinue Reading

Written on March 26, 2012 at 7:40 am, by

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MVP Summit 2011 – What’s next after Microsoft Released SP1 and RemoteFX?

Wow, the year started really busy. I didn’t even have time to write new blog articles until today. After joining AppSense and going through induction and some public interviews, I started visiting key customers. This gave me valuable insights into what’s going on in the field. Even though I had only relatively short time toContinue Reading

Written on February 28, 2011 at 5:38 pm, by

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