Osellus Visual Studio Team System Webinar

These guys really know their stuff… Osellus has been on board with VSTS since before we shipped, and they focus on the process portion of the tooling, both from a expertise, and a product point of view.     Check out http://www.starshot.com/microsoft/Osellus/May29/index.html for more details on the session! Highly recommended! Osellus Visual Studio Team System…

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Visual Studio Team System 2008 Licensing

Yes, it’s true. Sometimes our developer tools licensing can be thought of as complicated. This whitepaper gives an overview of the licensing for VSTS, and describes some typical deployment scenarios as examples. Download details: Visual Studio Team System 2008 Licensing

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Microsoft Web Deployment Tool – Tech Preview 1 – x86

A common request from customers is a way to manage moving web applications and configuration from development to staging, to production, etc…. This tool, created by Microsoft, seems to fit the bill: Microsoft has created the Microsoft Web Deployment Tool, which provides deployment and migration support for Internet Information Services versions 6.0 and 7.0. This…

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SharePoint Load Tests

“If you are deploying SharePoint, you really need to load test the servers before putting them into production to make sure you’ve sized your servers properly.”  That statement about says it all. The MOSS perf team has released sample web tests and load tests for testing Windows SharePoint Services, Office SharePoint Server, and Excel Server…

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InCycle VSTS Info

You know, in my job at Microsoft Canada, I get the pleasure of working with lots of really awesome partners and customers. It’s sometimes nice to take a step back and review how really amazing some of our closest VSTS partners are… InCycle Software is an example of what I’m talking about. Through sheer determination…

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Just a refresher… Managing and Resetting Service Accounts and Passwords

I get this question a lot, and I thought I’d post the stuff you need here. It’s also part of the core documentation…     Managing and Resetting Service Accounts and Passwords See Also  Send Feedback   Team Foundation Server includes several services and service accounts that run on either the server or servers hosting…

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Update: Webcast Registration Page is fixed…

Not sure how many people had issues with this, but it seems our webcast registration page was only showing new webcasts up to March 11th, so if you went to sign up for one more recently, you had no link with which to register… it’s now fixed: This session will explore Team Foundation Server 2008,…

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New Visual Studio® Team System 2008 VSTS VPC Image-Dec 2008 Expiry…

This is nice.,.. a new set of VSTS/TFS VPC images, with the VSTS 2008 Hands-on labs is now live. The updated image expires December 2008, which gives folks a LOT of time to try/learn/test VSTS and TFS. As I mention on my webcasts, and in customer meetings, I consider using this image as the very…

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Updates to: Visual Studio Team System Code Name "Rosario" Specifications

Some neat updates have been posted to the VSTS “Rosario” specifications. In particular, the three new ones: Codename “TFS Bug Submission Portal” Power Tool for Team Foundation Server 2008 Send Mail from TFS Core Linking Work Item Tracking Check them out at : http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/teamsystem/bb936702.aspx and provide some feedback. It’s great to see this stuff being…

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It’s that time of year again…

Well, spring is coming like a lamb this year. Still have snow on the ground (STILL) and got another dusting last night. Familiar sounds are abound. For my beloved Toronto Maple Leafs, it’s been a story of too little, too late. They’ve been excellent for the latter part of the season (among the best in…

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