A very interesting whitepaper, dealing with Workspace management in RES PowerFuse has been released by Iain Brighton over at Virtual Engine.This document is definatly level 400 as it dives into the deep end of the tech pool, with very detailed real-world examples of do’s and don’t of workspace management. This is definatly a must-read if you are contemplating implementing workspace containers and using delegation in a large scale environment.
Posts tagged: Workspace
From the technote department. A new technote, RG027 has been posted in the RESguru library. This one covers the usage of Workspace Models in PowerFuse 2010. In the article we will look at how you can make exceptions to default global behavior with practical examples. The article also covers how the inheritance, prioritization, deletion of Workspace Model settings work in detail.
Another technote has been published in the Technote Library. This one will teach you how to configure PowerFuse to prompt users for settings when they launch an application. This is extremely usefull for prod/test/dev scenarios, where you would like to avoid having multiple definitions of the same application to maintain. The whole thing revolves about the usage of workspace containers, so if you’ve been dodging learing what workspace containers are about, with the release of PowerFuse 2010 it ‘s a good time to grab the bull by it’s horns. If you still feel a bit in the dark about what Workspace containers are and what they can be used for, have a look at this other article, which is a work in progress as we’re constantly adding new uses for these objects.
The new article, called RG023 Managing multiple config sets for one app, also describes how to use the new Registry Tracer feature in PowerFuse 2010.
A new article has been added to the RESus Technote library. The goal of this article is to help you come to grips with what a Workspace Container in RES PowerFuse 200x really is, what we can use it for, and how this may benefit you. To perhaps give you an initial idea of what a Workspace container is, think of it like this:
A WorkSpace Container is for settings and objects in PowerFuse, what an OU is for settings and objects in Active Directory.
In this day and age, where Virtualization is peddeled on every streetcorner, Marketing trolls are always on the lookout for the next buzzphrase to sodomize. It would seem likely that Workspace Management is up for grabs any time soon. Before all the circus clowns enter and start confusing everybody, let’s spend a little while together to get the low-down on what this Workspace Container thing really is. This also will be usefull for you to cut through all the saleswaffle when evaluating products claiming to do workspace management.