Team Foundation Server 2010 Upgrade

Team Foundation Server 2010 is a major upgrade from the previous release and Beta2 was just released on MSDN (See Brian Harry’s post  for more information on the Beta2 release).   Among the many new and updated features in this release is a set of Configuration Wizards.  The Upgrade from Previous Release Wizard is the wizard to…

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The New Efficiency

The excitement for the Windows 7 launch is building on Sept 29th Microsoft kicked off “The New Efficiency” live event from San Francisco.   Check out the Virtual Event at: http://www.thenewefficiency.com/ to see the Keynote, information on Window 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, Microsoft Forefront, Microsoft System Center and Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack.

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Guiding Principles Around Major System Upgrades

While upgrading from a previous version of Team Foundation Server is a fully supported scenario in TFS 2010 and the new Wizards are intended to make the upgrade as painless as possible, it is still extremely important to spend time planning this upgrade and it pays to follow a few guiding principles: 1.    Plan your…

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The Upgrade Experience – Team Foundation Server 2010

This is the first of a series of posts around the topic of Upgrading to Team Foundation server 2010 from a previous release.  Team Foundation Server 2010 is a major upgrade from the previous release.   Among the many new and updated features in this release there is a significant change in the architecture that enables a more…

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Looking for TFS databases for upgrade testing

We are in the process of testing the upgrade feature on TFS 2010, and in the next release you will be able to upgrade directly from either TFS 2005 or TFS 2008.   Right now we are collecting real world customer databases to test against.    Specifically, we are looking for customers of TFS that are willing to share (via upload to a…

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Using SQL Log Shipping with TFS

This is a refresh of an original post by Suhid Hasbe and updated for TFS 2008. There are several options for disaster recover within TFS.  In this post we will focu son SQL Log Shipping.  Other options include Backup/Restore and SQL Clustering (mirroring). Log Shipping is very close to Mirroring. The only difference is Mirroring…

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