Creating Virtual Application Packages with Microsoft Server Application Virtualization Sequencer

Server App-V's very own Emre Kanlikilicer recently posted a great introductory article on creating packages using the Server App-V Sequencer:

Microsoft SCVMM 2012 can manage Microsoft Server Application Virtualization (Server App-V) packages. In this blog post, we are going to explain what a Server App-V package means and how we can create Server App-V packages with Microsoft Server Application Virtualization Sequencer.

Prologue – What is Server Application Virtualization?

Server Application Virtualization is functionality that packages server applications into xcopyable images, which can then be easily and efficiently started and deployed without an installation process. This can all be accomplished without requiring changes to the application code. This virtualization process also separates the application and its associated state from the operating system thereby providing new approaches to deployment and management.

Server Application Virtualization is a core technology for the next generation of datacenter management capabilities from Microsoft, and is central to the service centric approach to management that will be enabled with System Center releases in 2012....

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Derrick Isoka, Program Manager, Server Application Virtualization.