I had the privilege of talking with Lena at .NET Fringe about F# and MBrace. She is definitely a genius level software engineer (and I've met a lot). She takes us through using MBrace to distribute work across multiple machines using F#. If you'd like to learn more:
This is a first in a series of interviews I did at the brand new .NET Fringe Conference (more on this later with Glenn Block). It was essentially a conference about some of the great work happening in the OSS space for .NET. F# (and MBrace) form part of that great open source work being done by both Microsoft and the community at large. Let me know what you think!
Organizations are adopting Application Virtualization with App-V 5.0 for the positive impact or for lifecycle management. The end result from a user and administrator perspective is that the performance of App-V applications should be the same, if not better. This assumption of performance being similar to traditional applications and better than previous versions of App-V requires a closer look. Some important questions must be answered: Is the performance better? What if the performance is significantly lower? Can your environment handle the user load? To answer these questions about App-V 5.0, we put it to the test! This session shares the unique results of extensive testing, across various scenarios, and provide a comparison of App-V 5.0, previous versions of App-V, traditionally installed applications. We’re not talking about ‘perceived’ performance here, but factual and reproducible data, figures and graphs that will help you identify the performance impact of a migration to this technology or this version. Moreover, we show you effective and ineffective tuning and optimization tweaks that will improve the performance of your environment immediately! If you are interested in this Virtual Reality Check, join us in this high intensity and information rich session.