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Team Foundation Server on Windows Azure was announced at //BUILD/ and has received phenomenal coverage to date. The Visual Studio ALM Rangers have been dog-fooding the technology for some time and I thought it was important to highlight that “we love it”
Initially we were exploring, researching and testing the waters with our big toe, or is that our big keyboard? When we started planning the infrastructure for our latest Rangers “Gig”, see Understanding our Visual Studio 11 Readiness conspiracy, we asked all the Rangers whether to remain on our existing infrastructure or to move to Team Foundation Server on Windows Azure. The vote was unanimous and we agreed to continue dogfooding the environment by moving all our Team Projects to the new world.
Today we have the following adoption to report to those interested in some basic stats:
I could create a monster post by summarising the all of the dog-food, the associated love and hate feedback, but for the sake of time, I will conclude this post by highlighting three features we have fallen in love with and which are proving to be real productivity features:
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Great blogs from Brian:
Must admit having worked on of the Ranger projects for a couple of weeks I have falling in to love with the service Preview too...Another great post to check out is Martin's: