More about the impact of clicking Send Error Report

I blogged last week about how important it is to us for you to click “Send Error Report” when the Windows Error Reporting dialog boxes appear. It’s probably changed now, but much to my amusement I discovered that yesterday if I simply typed “Send Error” into MSN Search or Google that my blog entry was…

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Clicking "Send Error Report" really helps us make Team Foundation better

I wanted to write a post to let folks know how useful it is to us when you choose to send us your error reports with Windows Error Reporting (also known affectionately as Dr. Watson) and to encourage you to click “Send Error Report” when something goes wrong instead of opting for the quick “Don’t…

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More on friendly display names in Work Item Tracking

Buck beat me to the punch in his blog post about our recent design change to support friendly names in Team Foundation Work Item Tracking. I’ve been meaning to blog about it for the last couple of weeks and hadn’t found the time, so I’m glad that he has been able to pass on the…

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Channel 9 video giving the inside scoop on dogfooding Team Foundation Server

Robert Scoble just put up a new video on Channel 9 that Eric Lee pulled together with Jeff Beehler, John Cunningham (dev lead on the Team System Developer Tools) and myself. It’s a while since we recorded it now – I’d almost forgotten about it. We had a good time (mostly because Eric brought us Mexican…

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Team Foundation Dogfood Stats – November

Brian‘s been gathering up his information again – so here are the latest updates in our dogfood usage as off 11/18. We’ve seen a very large growth in the total number of files on the system recently thanks to Jeff’s recent checkins – and we’ve had a few new teams across Microsoft start using our…

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Would you like a tool to manage users across Team Foundation, Sharepoint and SQL?

We don’t have one out of the box, but the Developer Division Aftermarket Solutions team is considering creating such a tool. Currently you have to manually update users in 3 places, which is far from ideal. If you’re interested in such a tool, please visit their blog and leave a comment. I wish we had…

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900,000 files on the Team Foundation dogfood server!

Jeff Beehler was busy last night bringing a brand new Team System team’s source code onto our dogfood server. A couple of folks experienced a temporary drop in performance while Jeff made a single checkin containing 40,000 files but he just sent mail around to say that the 250,000 new files have been added and…

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Team System Song Translated!

Earlier this week I posted a link to the hilarious Visual Studio Team System Song. To continue the amusement, JeffBe managed to track down the translation for me – it’s fantastic. My favorite line has to be “Flower of hope ever so blossoming”… [Intro]Customer: “This doesn’t work. I want something else!”Boss: “If you run out of…

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Reminder – Team Foundation Web Chat this morning (10/28) 9am PST

I just thought I’d send out a quick reminder that we’re doing a Team Foundation chat this morning in a couple of hours time – see you there! Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Beta 3 Public ChatChat with members of the Team Foundation Server team. We’ll be answering questions about Beta 3 and discussing our…

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Slow Team Foundation Project Creation or operation? Check your NIC settings

We had a minor firestorm today as we saw major performance degredation trying to create new Team Projects on pretty speedy server configuration. We all panicked for a while until a few folks remembered we’d seen something like it before and checked the NIC settings… Basically when the NIC settings on one of the machines…

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