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How can virtual applications that require integration work together?

Created: 15 Dec 2005 • Updated: 29 Jul 2010 • 1 comment
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Q:
Elaine asked, "If applications are isolated, how can separate applications requiring integration work together? Do they have to be packaged as part of the same VSP?"

A:
Hi Elaine. Active Virtual Software Packages are visible system-wide. So virtualized applications interact normally with each other and with processes running from the base. "Isolation" refers to when there are duplications on the system -- e.g., two different versions of the same DLL at the same path, in two different VSPs. SVS ensures that each application sees only the version it needs to run correctly.

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This is an interesting question - especially when a file is used by multiple virtualized programs. How is this handled?

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