Planning for Backup and Restore

Creating a backup and restore plan is a critical part of any Team Foundation deployment. In order to create this plan, you need to understand the size and scope of your Team Foundation deployment, designate a person or a team of people to perform backups, determine a backup storage strategy, and consider what backup software... Read More

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Planning for Current Needs

There are many aspects to consider when estimating your needs for a Team Foundation deployment. Understanding the size and scope of your current organization and understanding the requirements and limitations of Team Foundation Server deployment types will help you make the necessary planning decisions. Considerations When Estimating Current Needs In order to plan your Team... Read More

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Moving a Team Project from One Version to the Next

If the team project you are managing has completed a major iteration or milestone, and has grown too large or is not compatible with the desired workflow going forward, you can create a new team project based on the existing one. Moving a team project from one version to the next involves some combination of... Read More

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Team Foundation Server Data Warehouse

The data warehouse is a relational database organized in a star schema with an OLAP database derived from that database. The OLAP database allows the reporting tools to access the derived information without degrading the performance of the relational database that actually stores the real-time information from the clients. The warehouse stores several types of... Read More

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Team Foundation Server Permissions

Mike writes: “We need to configure the server to grant all users the ability to create a Team Project and manage the users of that specific project. However, a user must not be allowed to delete/modify/access a project which he or she does not belong to. Also, since users will belong to the Sharepoint administration... Read More

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Team Foundation Server Default Groups, Permissions, and Roles

When you create a new project in Team Foundation Server, new project-level groups are created for that project, by default, and are assigned permissions to access resources appropriate to that group. To customize projects to better suit your business needs, you must understand what permissions are assigned to which users and groups by default, and... Read More

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Team Foundation Server Permissions

Authorization for user actions, such as workspace administration and project creation, are determined by permissions. When you create a project in Team Foundation Server, four default groups are created for that project regardless of your choice of process template. By default, each of these groups has a set of permissions defined for them that govern... Read More

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Team Foundation Server Proxy and Source Control

The Team Foundation source control proxy is designed to boost network performance by caching copies of source control files in a remote location, local to the developer needing the files but away from the main source control location. By storing copies in the remote location, typically connected to the source location through a slower link... Read More

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