IntelliTrace for Azure without Visual Studio

IntelliTrace is a very useful tool for diagnosing applications on the Windows Azure platform. It is especially invaluable for diagnosing problems that occur during the startup of your roles. You might have seen these sorts of problems when you do a deployment and it gets stuck in the "Starting role" state and continuously reboots. Publishing…


TFS2010: Test Attachment Cleaner and why you should be using it

[Update: 1 Nov 2011] There is an update available for TFS 2010 SP1 that prevents many of the large test attachments being stored in the database in the first place. You can download it from KB2608743 or read more about it on Annuthra’s blog post: Reduce the size of test data in VS 2010 by…