Pipeline as code (YAML) preview

The ability to store your CI build in source control has been a long running request for VSTS and TFS garnering more than 650 votes on user voice.  Having your CI defined alongside your application source gives you the ability to evolve your CI as your code evolves and to apply source centric workflows like... Read More


DevOps @ Connect(); 2017

There is a lot of excitement and energy around DevOps at this year’s Connect(); event in New York City.  Please join the live stream starting tomorrow at 10:00 AM EST for Scott Guthrie’s keynote, where he will showcase lots of new innovations across Azure, .NET, Visual Studio, Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and more. At... Read More


Test batching options with VSTest task

Being able to run tests efficiently in a CI/CD pipeline is crucial to get a fast indication of build quality in order to quickly deliver customer value. For this, VSTest supports running automated tests in a distributed manner using multiple agents. In this post, we will discuss the various options available in the VSTest task to... Read More


Visual Studio Team Services is in East Asia!

In 2014, we set a goal to make Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) a global service. This is driven by our commitment to provide our customers around the world great performance and compliance with local data sovereignty requirements. Between 2014 and 2016 we announced VSTS instances in Europe, Australia, India, and Brazil. Two months ago we announced a new... Read More


Monitoring Team Foundation Server 2018

Monitoring on-premises Team Foundation Server deployments is an important part of keeping them running smoothly, especially for large enterprise deployments. Good monitoring can help administrators avoid issues before they impact end users, as well as react quickly when user impacts do occur. TFS has shipped management packs for System Center Operations Manager since way back... Read More