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

Microsoft’s Performance Contributions to Git in 2017

Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) hosts the largest Git repository in the world: the Windows source code. Keeping a primary copy of the code available in the cloud and having it be performant while being updated by over 4000 users at the same time is a monumental achievement, but it is only useful if engineers can use the core Git client on ...

Sharing of Deployment Groups across projects

Last year we released Deployment Groups in Public Preview during the May 2017 timeframe, which enabled customers to deploy software to their IaaS machines.  One of the big pieces of feedback we received was that this only partially addressed the scenario of customers sharing their IaaS machines (deployment targets) across multiple ...

VSTS will no longer allow creation of new MSA users with custom domain names backed by AzureAD

3-28-2018 UPDATE : The deadline listed below has been extended to the end of September.  Read my latest blog post for more information. On September 15, 2016, the Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) team blocked the ability to create new Microsoft accounts using email addresses in domains that are configured in Azure AD. Many VSTS customers ...

Top stories from the VSTS community – 2018.01.05

Here are top stories we found in our streams this week related to DevOps, VSTS, TFS and other interesting topics. TOP STORIES VIDEOS MSDN MAGAZINE   TIP: If you want to get your VSTS news in audio form then be sure to subscribe to RadioTFS . FEEDBACK What do you think? How could we do this series better? Here are some ways ...

Network virtualization using SCVMM and TFS/VSTS for your Build-Deploy-Test automation

In the previous blog post on How to perform Lab management operations in Build and Release, we explained about performing Build-Deploy-Test scenarios on your SCVMM environments using our TFS/VSTS SCVMM extension. This post focuses on self service creation of isolated virtual networks using SCVMM and VSTS/TFS Build & Release.  Network ...