Application Virtualization Remote Desktop Services

Just curious about Application Virtualization.

We have two programs that both use a different version of Crystal Reports, where in the past we have always had two different Terminal Servers. We are looking at moving them to one Remote Desktop Server using Windows Server 2008 R2 and using Microsoft Application Virtualization.

The question I have is, one of the custom applications uses version 9 of Crystal Reports and the other uses Version 11. So do we virtualize Crystal Reports as well?

The other variable is one of the custom applications requires us to have Pervasive 9 client running. Do we virtualize that and can the custom application start the virtual Pervasive app?
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You would have to instal  each application in a different OSE.  Which means you are still stuck with two servers.  If you did that you would be able to publish both apps to the same client OS.
LeviDailyAuthor Commented:
So when Im sequencing the app, can I install pervasive sql and then the app all in one sequence?
Cláudio RodriguesFounder and CEOCommented:
No need to have two different machines.
When sequencing simply add all the dependencies into one single package. Install Pervasive, Crystal and the app itself.
It will create possibly a large package but that should not be a problem as you can also pre-cache it so the user does NOT need to wait for it to be streamed (assuming you will stream it).

Cláudio Rodrigues
Citrix CTP

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