TFS 2010 Upgrade time estimates

Obviously upgrade times are heavily dependent on database size and data tier performance.  Here are some examples of upgrades I have run.   Upgrade from TFS 2008 600GB databases on high-end physical AT and physical DT: 8 hours Upgrade from TFS 2008 250GB databases on moderate DT with external USB hard drive and AT VM:…


How to Import another TFS 2005 or TFS 2008 server into a live TFS 2010 server

Important:  Install the hotfix mentioned here before running Import: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/mitrik/archive/2010/06/17/version-control-2010-upgrade-hotfix-published.aspx TFS 2010 has an ‘import’ feature to let you upgrade the databases from TFS 2005 or TFS 2008 into your live TFS 2010 server.  This lets you consolidate your TFS servers into a single server.  Each server you import will become a new collection in…


Upgrade to TFS 2010

(Note: Please download the latest Installation Guide for Team Foundation and read the Upgrade sections for details on types of upgrades and steps to perform an upgrade to TFS 2010) Important:  Install the hotfix mentioned here before running the upgrade wizard: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/mitrik/archive/2010/06/17/version-control-2010-upgrade-hotfix-published.aspx When upgrading to TFS 2010 from TFS 2008 or TFS 2005, you need to first meet a…