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Using SQL Log Shipping with TFS

Let’s continue our discussion around Failover options in TFS. We already spoke about Backup/Restore, SQL Mirroring or SQL Clustering. One more option available is SQL Log Shipping. Log Shipping is very close to Mirroring. The only difference is Mirroring is almost real-time synchronization of databases whereas Log shipping is time delayed synchronization. In short you… Read more

TFS Extranet Support

TFS SP1 has support for Basic (or digest) authentication with TFS via an ISAPI filter. This could be used for clients connecting to TFS over the internet. James Manning has a detailed post on this topic. Link: http://blogs.msdn.com/jmanning/archive/2006/10/27/the-tfs-quot-extranet-quot-isapi-filter-mechanics.aspx… Read more

Visual Studio Team System Chat – Wed, Nov 8th

Join members of the Visual Studio Team System product group to discuss features available in Visual Studio Team Foundation Server, Team Editions for Architects, Developers, Database Pros, and Testers. In addition, discuss what’s new in the latest Community Technology Preview (CTP). Join the chat on Wednesday, November 8th, 2006 from 10:00am – 11:00am Pacific Time…. Read more

Using SQL Mirroring with TFS – Update

As I mentioned in my last post we are working on documentation on how to use SQL Mirroring with TFS. We have the draft white paper published today at http://blogs.msdn.com/vstsue/archive/2006/11/03/mirroring-the-team-foundation-data-tier-server.aspx. Please let us know if you have any questions on the content in the paper.    … Read more