Using containerized services in your pipeline

Azure Pipelines has supported container jobs for a while now. You craft a container with exactly the versions of exactly the tools you need, and we’ll run your pipeline steps inside that container. Recently we expanded our container support to include service containers: additional, helper containers accessible to your pipeline. Service containers let you define... Read More

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Azure DevOps Server 2019 RC2 now available

Today, we released Azure DevOps Server 2019 RC2. This is our last planned prerelease before our final release of Azure DevOps Server 2019. RC2 includes some new features since RC1. You can upgrade from Azure DevOps Server 2019 RC1 or previous versions of TFS. You can find the full details in our release notes. Here... Read More


Announcing the Azure DevOps Bounty Program

It is my pleasure to announce another exciting expansion of the Microsoft Bounty Programs. Today, we are adding a security bug bounty program for Azure DevOps in partnership with the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) to our suite of Bounty programs. Our Bounty program rewards independent security researchers who find flaws and report them to... Read More

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Include ServiceNow Change Management in Azure Pipelines

In DevOps ecosystem, choice of systems and collaboration between cross-functional teams is critical. Incidence response and change management are key DevOps activities. ServiceNow is a market leader for IT service management, and we are delighted that Azure Pipelines and ServiceNow have partnered together for an integration of Azure Pipelines with ServiceNow Change Management. By including... Read More


Team Foundation Server Security Updates

2/5/19 Update: Today, we updated TFS 2018 Update 3.2 with an updated version. This version has a fix for a bug some customers have encountered when the SQL Server has a TempDB collation is different from the Collection DB collation. Customers may see errors doing a variety of Team Foundation Version Control (TFVC) operations such as:... Read More


Azure DevOps Agents on Azure Container Instances (ACI)

This article provides a solution for running Azure DevOps agents (Build/Release agents) on Windows Server Core based containers, hosted on Azure Container Instances (ACI). A solution like this might be useful, when the default Microsoft-hosted agents don’t fit your requirements, and you don’t prefer using “traditional” IaaS VMs for running your self-hosted agents. One of... Read More