Vijay Machiraju

Director of Product Management, GitHub

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Announcing the new Release Management service in Visual Studio Team Services

Today at Connect(), we announced the public preview of the new Release Management service in VSTS. This service helps you automate deployment of your application software to multiple environments all the way to production. You can deploy applications to your on-premises servers or to Azure and other cloud platforms. Using Release Management, ...

Automating Azure Resource Group deployment using a Service Principal in Visual Studio Online: Build/Release Management

Connect your Azure subscriptions to VSTS in 3 clicks New improved user experience to setup Azure Resource Manager based service connection in VSTS. Follow the post below to configure Visual Studio Team Services to communicate with Azure in order to provision or deploy Azure Resource Manager resources such as virtual machines...

Lab Management Evolution

[August 2015] Lab Management was introduced in TFS 2010 to help development teams easily deploy and test their applications on virtual machines in their routine ALM workflows. However, you have not seen us add significant new features to Lab Management in subsequent releases of TFS. Many of you asked us about the evolution of Lab Management. ...

Release Management vNext Plans

[Update on Nov 18, 2015] Release Management in Visual Studio Team Services is now publicly available. You can access all the features mentioned below right in your Visual Studio Team Services (formerly Visual Studio Online) account under Release hub.   August 2015 We have been talking about the vNext version of Release Management Service ...

Release Management announcements at //Build 2015

Today Brian announced the Release Candidates of Visual Studio 2015 and Team Foundation Server 2015. He also showed a preview of what is coming in Release Management - the web interface, the dashboards, and tasks for deploying to Windows and Linux platforms, among others. These features are not yet available to you in 2015 RC. In this...

Release Management Service Futures

In November 2014, at Connect(), we unveiled the Release Management Service in Visual Studio Online. We have received a good amount of feedback since, and here, I will share some of the big ticket items that we are working on currently. These will go live in the next quarter or two.Web interface for release managementYes, we are working on a ...

Deploying and testing web applications using Release Management

Summary You have downloaded the Release Management for Visual Studio client, and are connected to either your Visual Studio Online account or to an on-premises Release Management Sever. You have created environments (either imported your Azure environments or created on-premises) to be used in the various stages of your release template. ...

Visual Studio Release Management 2013 Update 2 RC now available

We have announced the public availability of Visual Studio Release Management 2013 Update 2 RC today. Besides various minor fixes and enhancements, this release simplifies deployment of your applications to groups of servers, and triggering releases from third party systems. Let us talk about each of these features. Deploying to groups of ...

Release Management for Visual Studio 2013

DevOps is an increasingly important part of application lifecycle management and is a growing area of interest as businesses need to develop and deploy quality applications at a faster pace. As part of this increased focus, we’re excited to announce Release Management for Visual Studio 2013, a solution for .NET and Windows Server ...