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  • Brian Harry's blog

    Combining Team Development & Database Editions

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    We announced last week that we would be providing "two for the price of one" by combining the Team System Development Edition and Team System Database Edition.  The offer went into effect yesterday and more details are coming out now. ...
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    Preview of the next TFS Power Tools release

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    Time for a little bit of a teaser post... We've been working on the next Power Tools release for Team Foundation Server 2008 for a while now.  I think I mentioned before that we really wanted to make this next release a "major" Power Tools...
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    VSTS 2008 Database Edition GDR September CTP is Available

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    We've just released a new CTP for the GDR update of the Team System Database Edition product that adds support for SQLServer 2008.  This is the last CTP and the team is really looking for your feedback to ensure that they've gotten it right. ...
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    More Links on the VS/VSTS/TFS 2010 & .NET Framework 4.0 Announcements

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    Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0 Overview Visual Studio Team System 2010 Overview Channel 9 Videos   Brian
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    Shining the Light on Rosario

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    Today is an important milestone in the march towards the Rosario release of Visual Studio Team System. Among the announcements is the official name of the release.  It will be called Visual Studio Team System 2010.  We also announced that it...
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    VSTS Demos

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    I have been thinking a lot lately about how to demonstrate the value of what we are doing in our Rosario release. There is so much and there are so many ways to talk about it. The first idea I stumbled across was what I call "Wow!" demos. The goal would...
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    Managing your TFS Server data

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    I recently got a recommendation from someone to check out "TFS Data Manager" from OnePulse. It was described as "Phenomenal". I've taken a few minutes to browse their web site and what I see looks very good. They are solving a bunch of problems customers...
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    Charting a course for TFS "Rosario"

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    It's been on my mind recently to talk about some of the assumptions and pre-requisites that are going to exist for the Rosario release of Team Foundation Server.  The main reason is to make sure people have plenty of time to prepare for it. ...
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    More 3rd party support for Team System

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    In all of the hectic activity of the last couple of months I missed a couple of important partner announcements. Two (at least, I may find more I've missed yet) partners have released support for Team System in the past couple of months. VersionOne...
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    Belated announcement of an update to the eScrum process template

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    I apologize. I'm about a month late in getting out this announcement and promised I'd announce it as soon as it happened :( It just slipped through the cracks of a very busy summer (I was on vacation at the beach the week it released :)). The eScrum...
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    Migration Toolkit and TFS to TFS updates

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    I've seen quite a lot of people having problems with and ultimately abandoning use of the Migration Toolkit and the TFS to TFS migration tool over the past year or so.  In my mind, there are two categories of reasons for this 1) People are expecting...
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    A new Team System users group (with a twist)

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    A couple of our MVPs have hatched an interesting idea. They are starting a "virtual" Team System users group. The advantage is that they can pull people from disparate locations (both members and presenters). The disadvantage, obviously, is that it's...
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    Team Foundation Server 2008 SP1 Bug fixes

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    I promised I'd publish the list of Team Foundation Server 2008 SP1 bug fixes and here they are.  I've attempted a new twist this time and included information about how we found out about the bug.  I figured you might be interested in seeing...
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    September '08 DevDiv TFS Dogfood Statistics

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    Well, I let it happen again :(.  It's been over two months since my last report on this and my blog has gone sadly quiet in general.  As I'd mentioned before, it's been an unbelievably busy summer but I think I'm finally coming out of it. ...
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    Microsoft Joins the OMG (Object Management Group)

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    Last week we announced that Microsoft has joined the OMG. Over the past year or so, you've probably seen Microsoft talking more and more about modeling as a key technology for business processes and application development.  At Tech Ed this summer...
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    A new New York City VSTS user group

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    I've heard there's a new VSTS user group forming in New York City. If you are interested in checking it out, see if you can attend their first meeting on Sept 30th, 6:30 - 8:00 at the NYC Microsoft office. You can read more about it here: http://nyc...
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    Team System Web Access update released!

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    On Saturday, we released an updated version of Team System Web Access. You will find the download here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=3ECD00BA-972B-4120-A8D5-3D38311893DE&displaylang=en I wrote an extensive post about...
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    TFS & FQDN problems

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    I've seen a rash of reports lately with people having problems with TFS when configured to use a Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN). There are certain extranet scenarios when you need to configure TFS this way. The problem has been isolated to a change...
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    New TFS Sidekicks release available

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    I've been remiss in my blogging responsibilities for the past few weeks - sorry about that. Between summer vacations, work travel and a new power tool I'm working on, I've just haven't been able to find any time to blog. In my job, I don't get to spend...
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    More things to know about installing SP1

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    I'll let this post be a running list of issues that I hear about as people try installing SP1. So far I've heard mostly good things about the installation process but a few problems as well. Here's a few things to know: 1) If you get a Windows Update...
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    VS/VSTS/TFS/.NET 3.5 SP1 is shipping!

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    Following on the release last week of SQLServer 2008 , we are proud to announce the release of Visual Studio/Visual Studio Team System 2008 SP1, Team Foundation Server 2008 SP1 and the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1. You can download them here. Bootstrappers...
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    Blogging about testing

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    With our Rosario release, we are entering the software quality tools market in an even more serious way than we are today. You've heard me talk before about the "pillars" of the Rosario release and one of them being - Testing and Application Quality....
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    Clearing up confusion

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    There has been quite a lot of confusion around the StyleCop free download tool that was put on Microsoft downloads a while back. It first crossed my radar probably 6 weeks ago when it was initially made available because it was positioned as a generic...
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    VSTSDB 2008 GDR July CTP is now available

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    Microsoft® Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR July CTP http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=bb3ad767-5f69-4db9-b1c9-8f55759846ed&displaylang=en Most important changes: Project upgrade is now in place...
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    July '08 Power Tools are available!

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    You can download them here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=00803636-1d16-4df1-8a3d-ef1ad4f4bbab&displaylang=en You can read all about them in the preview I wrote a couple of weeks ago: http://blogs.msdn.com/bharry/archive...
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