Branching by Label in TFS 2010

Several people have noticed that in TFS 2010 the option to branch by label in the UI is no longer present, so I wanted to put up a short post on the subject until we have a chance to fix this (which will hopefully be very near RTM).  This change was the result of multiple…

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Upgrade vs. Migration: TFS Integration Platform

This is the seventh blog post in a series about Upgrade and Migration for TFS. In some migration scenarios, neither upgrading servers nor losing history are viable options: “I have Team Projects I need to migrate from one existing TFS 2008 server to another TFS 2008 server, and I need to keep the history” In…


Upgrade vs. Migration: Tip Migration

This is the sixth blog post in a series about Upgrade and Migration for TFS. Thus far, all of the recommended approaches for scenarios involving migrations of data between TFS 2010 servers have started with upgrade.  For some customers, upgrade may not be an option (in the cases where it is an option, it is…


Upgrade vs. Migration: Team Project Move

This is the fifth blog post in a series about Upgrade and Migration for TFS. A common migration scenario is one involving moving Team Projects between servers: “I have a Team Project on one TFS server that I need to migrate to another TFS server” This can be a challenging task, especially when migrating to…


Upgrade vs. Migration: Server Move

This is the fourth blog post in a series about Upgrade and Migration for TFS. There are some customers that present migration scenarios that are focused on hardware changes: “I want to migrate my TFS server to a new set of hardware” In the case of an upgrade to TFS 2010 being performed in conjunction…