Visual Studio Team Foundation Server – Project Server 2007 Connector

    Finally the much awaited missing link between EPM 2007 and Visual Studio Team Foundation Server is released to technical community. Latest release of Visual Studio Team Foundation Server – Project Server 2007 Connector which is available at http://www.codeplex.com/pstfsconnector/Release/ProjectReleases.aspx?ReleaseId=4887   The Visual Studio Team Foundation Server – Project Server 2007 Connector is designed to…

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Mapping Custom Fields between Project Server and Portfolio Server 2007

  EPM 2007 provides “Project Server Gateway” for mapping the data between Portfolio Server 2007 and Project Server 2007.   One of the common query that I have noticed is ‘why attribute from project server is not gettign listed for mapping?.   Well key lies in the type mapping followed by the gateway:   Custom…

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Deploying Multiple Instances of Portfolio Server 2007 on single server

  From official support perspective running multiple instances of Portfolio Server 2007 on single server is not a supported scenario. Even the setup program for the tool has no way to achieve the same.   But from development and testing perspective  sometimes it is more than handy to run multiple instance on same server (especially…


Synchronizing the Schedule Information between PS 2007 and PPS 2007

  One of the common query that I have seen is how to synchronize the schedule information between Project Server and Portfolio Server.   Ideally once you setup and Project Server  Gateway and export the project to Project Server 2007 – things should work seamless.  Indeed it does with small catch that sometime you might…


Sorting values in attribute in Portfolio Server 2007

One of the common ask – how can we sort the list of values displayed in the Portfolio Server 2007 attribute. Well – This is kind of common feature but currently product does not support any such feature. Easiest way – Sort the list values in Microsoft Excel and add the value list in the…


Project Conference 2007

One of the most important event for  EPM community is around the corner. The session list for the Project 2007 Conference has been posted to the http://www.msprojectconference.com site.   


Getting into the world of EPM 2007

Adding another series to my blog list – EPM 2007. I would be posting tips and tricks, announcements and technical content on Project Server 2007 and Portfolio Server 2007.


Latest Certification for SQL Server 2005

Microsoft has finally launched the public version of “Microsoft Certified Architect : Database” certification. The Database Architect program, the newest Technology Architect program under the Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA) umbrella, provides training and certification in Microsoft SQL Server to help you become a trusted database architect. The program ensures success in three ways. Refer to…

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Latest development on ADO.NET front – Part 2

At Mix 07, the ADO.NET team announced an incubation project that they have been working on, Project Codename “Astoria”. What’s this “Astoria” now ! – hold on lets look at the goals and high level features The goal of Microsoft Codename “Astoria” is to enable applications to expose data as a data service that can…

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