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DevOps, Git, and Agile updates from the team building Azure DevOps

TFS Planning, DR avoidance and TFS on Azure IaaS v1.4 guidance landed … what’s next?

We are pleased to announce that the v1.4 flight of the TFS Planning and DR Avoidance Guide has firmly landed, after Bill Heys completed the copy editing and the product owner has given us the “thumbs up”. what’s included? The latest guidance includes practical guidance for three main scenarios: … and lots more in ...

New Environment Verification fails Saying invalid ‘Domain User Name’ using Microsoft Test Manager

Problem : This issue happens if you create a template with Os profile properties set to join a domain and the user for joining domain is selected from list of run as accounts in System Center Virtual Machine Manager. Refer the following screen shots for details   Template OS Profile Details: Microsoft Test Manager Error Message : &...

Conduct a Git pull request on Visual Studio Online

When you want people on your team to review code in a Git team project on Visual Studio Online, you can use a pull request to review and merge the code. Pull requests enable developers working in topic branches to get feedback on their changes from other developers prior to submitting the code into the master branch. Any developer ...

Analyzing Load Test Results and everything you wanted to know about load test reports

Geoff Gray works in Premier services and “ALL” he does is help our customers with their performance problems and even helped create one of three US based performance labs.  He has just finished a three part series on understanding Load Test Reports. Even after 23 years of working at Microsoft I still really love it.  The ...

Error importing the result file after a load test run

Been working with the fine folks at the Game Studios labs and they just recently ran to the following error when they finish a load test run: “There was an error importing the result file after a load test run.”     The cause in their case was their Load Test repository had filled up.  In Visual Studio 2013 we ...

The first Cloud Load Test and Application Insights class next week at QuickLearn

One of the ALM MVPs and old friends from Australia  Anthony Borton (TFS Instructor) has created an entire set of courses around the latest Visual Studio Online Services including Build, Release Management, Application Insights and Cloud Load Test…and one of the nicest things about his courses you can attend either virtually or in ...

Visual Studio 2015 Preview now available in the Virtual Machine Azure Gallery

(Editors Note: Updated the post 4/29/2015) With out a doubt the easiest and fastest way to get started with Visual Studio 2015 Release Candidate is to use the Azure virtual machine image that was also released today.  This has gotten to be so mainstream that when we make preview builds available to our MVPs half of them are now choosing...

Perform diagnostic search across your logs – Now Improved!

You no longer have to install any agent on your server to use the fast diagnostic log search in Application Insights. You simply add Application Insights to your app project, together with an adapter for your favorite logging platform. Your log events are sent to the portal, where you can query them as you like, and get quickly to the root of ...