Power BI and VSTS Analytics

We have been working hard to improve the integration between VSTS Analytics and Power BI. We are happy to announce we’ve released the first step in doing so. The VSTS Power BI Desktop Connector has been updated to provide additional options for historical trend and bug analysis.   Please refer to our guidance on connecting... Read More

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Sharing of Deployment Groups across projects

Last year we released Deployment Groups in Public Preview during the May 2017 timeframe, which enabled customers to deploy software to their IaaS machines.  One of the big pieces of feedback we received was that this only partially addressed the scenario of customers sharing their IaaS machines (deployment targets) across multiple applications. For example, this... Read More

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VSTS will no longer allow creation of new MSA users with custom domain names backed by AzureAD

3-28-2018 UPDATE : The deadline listed below has been extended to the end of September.  Read my latest blog post for more information. On September 15, 2016, the Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) team blocked the ability to create new Microsoft accounts using email addresses in domains that are configured in Azure AD. Many VSTS... Read More

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Network virtualization using SCVMM and TFS/VSTS for your Build-Deploy-Test automation

In the previous blog post on How to perform Lab management operations in Build and Release, we explained about performing Build-Deploy-Test scenarios on your SCVMM environments using our TFS/VSTS SCVMM extension. This post focuses on self service creation of isolated virtual networks using SCVMM and VSTS/TFS Build & Release.  Network Virtualization Network Virtualization provides ability to... Read More

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