Capacity testing for TFS

Well, I’m behind a couple of blog posts already.  I’ll do this and get to the one on Team Project organization tonight or tomorrow. We’ve been finalizing the limits that we are going to test TFS to for its release.  I wanted to share them so you know how far we are pushing the system and… Read more

Why TFS labels aren’t like SourceSafe labels

I’m keeping my eye out for reasonable “short” blog topics as all of mine seem to be pretty long   There was a question today on one of our internal aliases about why labels in TFS don’t show up in the history display the way they do in SourceSafe.  The originator was under the impression… Read more

A Branching and Merging Primer

Hmm, OK I guess I jumped too quickly into using unfamiliar terminology.  Let me step back and define some of the concepts/terms a little more and then hopefully that last post will make more sense. The Source Tree Let’s start with what the source tree in the Developer Division looks like.  It has the following… Read more

Branch structure in Developer Division at Microsoft

I’ve seen a lot of people looking for more information on Team Project organization and branching.  The Version Control PMs are putting together some good whitepapers on it.  Recently, however, there have been some questions about how we do branching at Microsoft so I figured I’d wade into that in my blog.  I’m most familiar… Read more