Buck Hodges

Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS and Team Foundation Server)

VSTS Pricing Announcement

Pricing is an important topic, and I've written several posts about it.  Today Rick LaPlante announced changes to the pricing of VSTS in response to customer feedback.Here's one part from Rick's post that I think will really make some people happy. One area where we received a lot of feedback was from smaller organizations ...

Team Foundation Hardware Requirements

Many folks are interested in guidance on hardware.  In the Team Foundation forum, Brian Harry, Product Unit Manager of Team Foundation, posted the latest preliminary hardware requirements.If you are going with a single processor box (or if you want to maximize performance), I would recommend changing the warehouse update interval to ...

Eliminate ctl00oReportCell error and simplifying team project creation authorization

Mike Attili has a posted a couple of useful things for using the Team Foundation beta.If you are tired of getting the "Unable to locate control: ctl00oReportCell" message, check out his solution to elminating the problem in Eliminate ctl00oReportCell error in Team System Project Portal.He also provides a guide for setting up a group and ...

How to fix a problem with Windows backup and the Volume Shadow Service after installing Yukon April CTP

In the Team Foundation forum, a user posted the following problem with Windows backup after installing Team Foundation Server, including the April CTP of SQL 2005. Prior to installing Team Foundation Server and Client I was able to use the Windows backup utility to successfully create an ASR backup and full backup of the server. After ...

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