New Overview for all TFS Migration / Integration Tools

I assume most of our major enterprise customers are not all-Microsoft shops and/or are not running all-MS tools. Our goal is to make developers successful with the very best tools, not to lock them all to our tools. (Of course I want our tools to be the very best, :)  but it’s important to meet…

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Stephanie Saad Cuthbertson

Technorati Tags: Personal Normally I like to post about Visual Studio VSTS and TFS related information. Feel free to skip this one as it’s not about the product. I thought I’d just address questions from folks who were asking about the name change on the top of the blog to “Stephanie Cuthbertson”. I got married…

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TFS Web Access – How Far Does it Scale?

Technorati Tags: VSTS,TFS,VSTS2008,TFS2008 This is one I’ve been meaning to post for awhile. If you’ve ever wanted specifics on how far TFS Web Access scales, Hakan Eskici published a great whitepaper detailing scale limits on 2008. Here’s a link to that whitepaper: http://download.microsoft.com/download/1/F/8/1F8FF5A6-C1EE-4702-ABFD-118B662C0CAE/Team%20System%20Web%20Access%202008%20Scalability%20Limits.pdf Hope it’s good reading! Steph

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Free Hosted Trials Team Foundation Server

This cool update came across my desk last week. We are now providing free hosted trials of Team Foundation Server through partnership with TeamDevCentral. This is a good low-cost way to test-drive TFS and evaluate the feature set yourself. The six-week TDC trial includes: multiple accounts so you can experiment with different roles and collaborate…

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Compatibility for TFS 2010

Several of you emailed that the link to TFS 2010 Beta 1compatibility information was incorrect. Thanks for the quick feedback. Here’s the correct link: TFS Beta 1 Compatibility. I’ve also corrected the online post. Thanks! Steph

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TFS Beta 1 Information

Dev10 Beta 1 has shipped! We are really excited to have you trying our Beta and giving us feedback. The TFS team has pulled together some really nice content to help you get ready for TFS 2010 and also delve into Beta 1. I’ve been reading through all the posts this morning, and  I wanted…

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Great TFS Videos

A customer asked me this morning for some demo videos to show TFS to his team. As I was pulling together these links, I thought it might be info you’d value. Here is a short list of a few sites where you can find great video demos of TFS. This includes our own revamped TFS…

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Team System Website Overhaul – What do you Think?

As I bet many of you have noticed, we’ve been systematically overhauling the VSTS website. You’ve probably noticed slow but steady changes over the past several months. Alot of you gave feedback that we needed better content here, and we agree. Thanks for the great feedback.   You can see the updated site here: Team…

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TFS Redmond Product Team to be at the Down Town Seattle User Group April 8th

If you’re living in the greater Seattle area and are curious about any of the new TFS features planned for 2010, come find out! Chuck Sterling just reminded me that John, Ben and Matt will be doing an informal session of info and demos in downtown Seattle this Wednesday. Where: Seattle Down Town User Group…

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Great Article from Jeff Levinson on why to Upgrade from 2005 to 2008

One of the questions I often get from customers is, what are the primary benefits of the upgrade from 2005 –> 2008. I know we have published alot on this from the product team, but it is always good to get an outside perspective. This article from Jeff Levinson recently came across my desk –…

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