"Oslo" repository lifecycle/versioning whitepaper

Repositories face issues to do with versioning schema and data as well as integrating with an organization’s lifecycle processes. Here is a whitepaper I wrote on how the “Oslo” team thinks about handling various lifecycle/versioning issues http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd638048.aspx. The whitepaper deals with the following issues: Application lifecycle management (ALM): Facilitating team development of software in a continuous cycle…

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How to make a copy of the repository

Here is a nice article on how to make a copy of the “Oslo” repository so you can later restore it to its previous state http://blogs.msdn.com/modelcitizen/archive/2009/04/06/how-to-clean-up-the-repository.aspx. This is great for experimenting with the repository and for edit debug cycles with domains. The steps are essentially what we do internally at Microsoft.

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