Planning to Deploy App-V
Updated: November 1, 2012
Applies To: Application Virtualization 5.0
You should consider a number of different deployment configurations and prerequisites before you create your deployment plan for Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 5.0. This section includes information that can help you gather the information that you must have to formulate a deployment plan that best meets your business requirements.
Review the App-V 5.0 Supported Configurations
After preparing your computing environment for the App-V 5.0 feature installation, make sure that you review the Supported Configurations information for App-V 5.0 to confirm that the computers on which you are installing the App-V 5.0 features meet the minimum hardware and operating system requirements. For more information about App-V 5.0 prerequisites, see App-V 5.0 Prerequisites.
App-V 5.0 App-V 5.0 Capacity Planning
When planning to deploy App-V 5.0, you should consider the available options for scaling your App-V 5.0 deployment.
Planning for High Availability with App-V 5.0
When planning to deploy App-V 5.0, you should consider the available options for ensuring high availability of App-V 5.0 databases and services.
Plan for App-V 5.0 Server deployment
If you plan to use a server-based deployment scenario for your App-V 5.0 environment, it is important to understand the differences between the types and functions of the App-V 5.0 servers.
Plan for App-V 5.0 Sequencer and Client
Sequencing, the process used by App-V 5.0 to create virtual applications and application packages, requires the use of a computer with the App-V 5.0 software installed. Before you install the sequencer you should understand the best methods for running the sequencer and creating virtualized applications.
Planning for Migrating from a Previous Version
Before attempting to upgrade to App-V 5.0 you should understand the recommended path so that existing server configurations, packages and clients will function in your new App-V 5.0 environment.
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