Steve Lange @ Work

Steve Lange's thoughts on application lifecycle management, Visual Studio, and Team Foundation Server

April, 2010

  • Steve Lange @ Work

    The Visual Studio 2010 & .NET 4 Launch is Here




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    Released: Visual Studio Performance Testing Quick Reference Guide (Version 2.0)


    vs2010logo A great new updated reference from the VSTS Rangers group!

    This guidance is a collaborative effort by VSTS Rangers, Microsoft Services, and VSTS Product Team.
    VSTS Rangers.  This guidance was created in a VSTS Ranger project. VSTS Rangers is a special group with members from the VSTS Product Team and Microsoft Services. Their mission is to provide out of band solutions for missing features or guidance.

    What is in the package?

    This version of the QRG is a PDF file with a total of 160 articles (93 of these are either new or updated from the previous version) that are all meant to provide quick information about various aspects of performance testing with Visual Studio. Here is a list of categories that these articles pertain to:

    • How It Works
    • Items new to VSTT 2010
    • Configurations and Settings
    • Networks, IP Spoofing, Test Startups
    • Performance Counters and Data
    • Performance Counter Considerations on Rigs with slow links
    • Data and Results
    • Errors and Known Issues
    • Troubleshooting
    • Extensibility
    • Items not specific to the VSTS testing platform

    You can get the guidance in its full glory from it’s project site on CodePlex.

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