PDC Session Now Online

The PDC session "TL45 Microsoft Visual Studio Team System Database Edition: Overview", which I presented last Monday is now available for online viewing on Channel9. The video is stream can be found on: https://channel9.msdn.com/pdc2008/TL45/ and I uploaded the slide deck to my SkyDrive: TL45_Drapers.zip Enjoy the video. -GertD

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The GDR RC Is Here!

During my session at PDC I announce the immediate availability of the Release Candidate (RC) of Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR. We are going through the last stages of the development process and we are getting ready to release. This release candidate is the first step towards the final build! Since the…

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Partial Projects

The Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR release introduces two new ways on how to share information between projects, partial projects and composite projects. This blog post will go in to how to use partial projects, composite projects will be discussed in a later post. When we started talking to existing users of…

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Model Collation vs. Database Collation

When you are using the latest CTP of the GDR release, you might have noticed that we introduced a new collation, named the "model collation". However if you go to the Database.sqlsettings file, which contains all the database properties, you will also find the "Database collation" like we had this in the previous releases. What…

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VSDB @ PDC2008

If you happen to go to PDC this year, you might want to check out session TL45, "Microsoft Visual Studio Team System Database Edition: Overview". The title might not sounds that interesting but this session will be 100% dedicated to the Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR release and the extensibility abilities. We…

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More Team Developer + Data Edition Merge Information

Per October 1st 2008 MSDN subscribers who own or buy a new Visual Studio Team System Developer license are entitled to also install the Visual Studio Team System Database Edition, and  MSDN subscribers who own or buy a new Visual Studio Team System Database Edition license are entitled to install the Visual Studio Team System…

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Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR September CTP

The Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR September CTP is now available for download. This is the last CTP, we started our final descend, we will publish a public RC (release candidate) when it is ready, followed by the RTM release. The upcoming RC (release candidate) will be a "go-live" release. The two…

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