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7Dec/150

Microsoft decided to open source the backbone of Edge

Microsoft is open sourcing the backbone of its Edge browser with a view to using it in more software, according to Ars Technica. 

26Jun/130

ProjectVRC Whitepaper: Office 2013 needs 20% more resources in VDI to have same performance as previous versions

The comparison of Office 2007 with Office 2010, showed only a 1% performance difference in favour of Office 2007. The comparison of Office 2007 and Office 2013 showed a significant performance decrease of over 20%. This leads to the conclusion that to maintain the same performance levels with the newest version of Microsoft Office, about 20% more infrastructure capacity may be needed.

21Jun/130

Microsoft Whitepaper: Reference Architecture for DaaS (Service Providers)

This document defines a set of architectural blocks for creating a multitenant, hosted Windows desktop and application service. The primary goal is to enable hosting providers to create secure, scalable, and reliable desktop hosting solution offers for small and medium-sized organizations with up to 1500 users.

24Apr/130

RD Connection Broker Performance and Scalability

This MS document provides performance and scalability testing results for RD Connection Broker, and describes the most relevant factors that influence performance.

15Jun/110

20 Tips on Microsoft Hyper-V Dynamic Memory

Over the last week or I published a series of 20 tips on Dynamic Memory on Twitter (@michelroth). Here's the compilation in case you missed it.

3Feb/110

Tuning SCVMM for VDI deployments

While most people are aware of SCVMM being used for managing virtualized datacenters, it’s probably less well known that  a number of partners have built products using SCVMM as a platform by using the powershell based API. This article tells you how to tune SCVMM for use in VDI environments.