GDR VPC’s

We just released a new set off VPC’s for Visual Studio 2008 Team Suite (including TFS) which now have the Visual Studio 2008 Team System Database Edition GDR bits installed. These VPC’s provide an easy way to test out the GDR release. There is a Virtual PC and Hyper-V based image. For details check out…

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Handling of COMMENTS in the GDR

In the GDR you will mainly find large improvements, but it is not everything is better. One area where we regressed functionality is the deployment of comments inside T-SQL procedures, triggers,  functions etc. With the move to a true and only model based system, objects that are stored in dbo.syscomments or sys.sql_modules, are modeled in…

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GDR Language Releases

Today, we released 6 additional languages of the Visual Studio 2008 Team System Database Edition GDR! Chinese (Traditional, Taiwan) http://download.microsoft.com/download/1/9/D/19D1CB8C-82A8-4736-AFF4-51F2E343A312/Readme.mht http://download.microsoft.com/download/1/9/D/19D1CB8C-82A8-4736-AFF4-51F2E343A312/setup.exe German http://download.microsoft.com/download/6/E/F/6EFD0F85-C8C3-4B47-9426-22B0ED4D12CE/Readme.mht http://download.microsoft.com/download/6/E/F/6EFD0F85-C8C3-4B47-9426-22B0ED4D12CE/setup.exe Spanish http://download.microsoft.com/download/A/1/0/A10A906C-5CB9-4DAE-9CC2-B4B233B8AD6B/Readme.mht http://download.microsoft.com/download/A/1/0/A10A906C-5CB9-4DAE-9CC2-B4B233B8AD6B/setup.exe Italian http://download.microsoft.com/download/6/3/1/6313DB42-DBC5-499F-AB3E-2119689A6A3E/Readme.mht http://download.microsoft.com/download/6/3/1/6313DB42-DBC5-499F-AB3E-2119689A6A3E/setup.exe Japanese http://download.microsoft.com/download/3/D/1/3D14DB8E-4507-4AC3-BE96-DDD5E1FF1C8B/Readme.mht http://download.microsoft.com/download/3/D/1/3D14DB8E-4507-4AC3-BE96-DDD5E1FF1C8B/setup.exe Korean http://download.microsoft.com/download/0/C/2/0C2CAB8A-08D4-4354-9883-502C2639DB04/Readme.mht http://download.microsoft.com/download/0/C/2/0C2CAB8A-08D4-4354-9883-502C2639DB04/setup.exe Additionally the GDR documentation has been translated into Japanese and is available via MSDN. There will be 3 more…

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Troubleshooting SETUP

This post dives in to how to troubleshoot problems when installing the Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR.   Prerequisites Before installing the GDR, please check the prerequisites! Visual Studio Version & Edition: First check if you have the right Visual Studio version and edition installed. You must have one of the following…

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