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How I migrated from Windows to Mac OSX

Mac OSXJust recently I decided to buy myself a new laptop and after a lot of consideration and discussions with my CFO (yes, that’s the misses) I let Barry Schiffer convince me I needed a MacBook, for a brief moment I looked at the MacBook Air but I went for the MacBook Pro because it has a Retina display which apparently is a useful feature when you have to stare at your screen the whole day long.

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Unnamed file contains an invalid path – ABE causing trouble in paradise

ABEToday I ran into an application issue with an application, when a normal user would start the application the application would prompt for a file. When browsing to the file and opening the file the application would throw an error message: ‘unnamed file contains an invalid path’

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Solving disk latency: Disk or memory based caching?

CachingA couple of months ago I wrote a blog post on VMware’s CBRC and Microsoft’s CSV Cache which are both memory caching technologies. I got a couple of questions why I didn’t write about Citrix’s Intellicache.
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2013 recap, here comes 2014!

logo_smallJust like every blogger (and like I did the last two years) I like to write a recap at the end of the year. It was another exciting year with lots of developments personal and business-wise.

 

Microsoft announced the cross platform Remote Desktop Services client..

On the 18th of October this year Microsoft announced the Remote Desktop Services client for Android and iOS, bringing the Windows desktop to phones and tablets. Although at first I couldn’t find any additional information it looked like Microsoft has an agreement with iTap as the RDP apps for iOS, Mac OS X and Android platforms from iTap are discontinued as of 18th of October as stated here.

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