What features are in TFS Basic 2010?

Earlier, I wrote a post explaining where to find TFS Basic.  Someone asked a set of questions about TFS Basic, and I thought I’d post the answers here. What features are in TFS Basic 2010? Brian’s post describes a bit of the feature differences and also shows the installation process. It’s really much easier to…


TFS 2010 server licensing: It’s included in MSDN subscriptions

[UPDATE 2/10/2010]  You can now get the official Visual Studio 2010 Licensing whitepaper, which also covers TFS, Lab, and IntelliTrace. That is the best resource for understanding the licensing. Another big piece of news with the release of VS and TFS 2010 betas yesterday is the changes to TFS licensing for 2010 that make it even more affordable. …


Where is TFS Basic?

TFS Basic is not a separate download.  It’s just a choice in the TFS configuration wizard.  So to get TFS Basic, you download the regular Team Foundation Server installation, either 32-bit or 64-bit (yes, TFS now supports 64-bit Windows natively), and then run setup.exe.  After the MSI (installation phase that more or less just copies…


Team Foundation Server 2010 Beta 2 is now available!

With Soma’s announcement today, Visual Studio and TFS 2010 Beta 2 are now available for download for MSDN subscribers.  The most exciting part of the TFS 2010 Beta 2 release is the debut of TFS Basic.  Brian Harry describes TFS Basic in detail in a post called TFS 2010 for SourceSafe Users.  Don’t think about…