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Getting ready to upgrade
Getting ready to upgrade
The RTM release of Team Foundation Server is just days away. If you installed the Beta 3 Refresh version or the RC version, you might be wondering how you're going to upgrade to the RTM version. There are two guides available to help you do this. While both guides are available as part of the software package you'll need to download ...
Upgrading from Team Foundation Server Beta 3 Refresh to the Release to Manufacturing Version (RTM) of Team Foundation Server
Upgrading from Team Foundation Server Beta 3 Refresh to the Release to Manufacturing Version (RTM) of Team Foundation Server
Upgrading from Team Foundation Server Beta 3 Refresh to the Release to Manufacturing Version (RTM) of Team Foundation Server IntroductionUpgrading from Team Foundation Server Beta 3 Refresh to Team Foundation Server RTM involves many steps that include backing up data, running utilities to update your installation, and performing some manual...
Upgrading from Team Foundation Server Release Candidate (RC) to the Release to Manufacturing Version (RTM) of Team Foundation Server
Upgrading from Team Foundation Server Release Candidate (RC) to the Release to Manufacturing Version (RTM) of Team Foundation Server
Upgrading from Team Foundation Server Release Candidate (RC) to the Release to Manufacturing Version (RTM) of Team Foundation Server IntroductionUpgrading from Team Foundation Server RC to Team Foundation Server RTM involves many steps that include backing up data, running utilities to update your installation, and performing some manual steps...
More About the Data Warehouse
More About the Data Warehouse
We gave you a glimpse into the basics of the Team Foundation Data Warehouse a few posts ago, but when it comes to understanding the data warehouse, a glimpse just isn't enough. See how the Team System data warehouse architecture plays a significant role in how your team projects get built.  ...and if that's not enough, here's a bit of ...
Troubleshooting the Data Warehouse
Troubleshooting the Data Warehouse
This lists the following common issues that may occur when you work with the Team Foundation Server data warehouse. If you cannot resolve a problem after reviewing these tips and those in the individual error message help topic, visit the Microsoft Technical Forums for Visual Studio Team System (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=...
Understanding the Data Warehouse Architecture
Understanding the Data Warehouse Architecture
The Team Foundation reporting warehouse is a traditional data warehouse consisting of a relational database organized in an approximate star schema and an OLAP database built on top of the relational database. The following diagram shows the high-level architecture of the Team Foundation data warehouse and the relationships between the ...
Team Foundation Server SDK question
Team Foundation Server SDK question
If you know about Team Foundation Server, then you might know there is an Extensibility Kit that ships as part of the Visual Studio 2005 SDK. I am Francis Langlois, the lead technical writer for the Team Foundation Server SDK, which is under development. In the Team Foundation Server SDK, we will take parts of the Extensibility Kit and ...
Team Foundation Server in Workgroups and Active Directory Domains
Team Foundation Server in Workgroups and Active Directory Domains
Today we're previewing three more topics on Team Foundation Server: Trusts and Forests Considerations for Team Foundation Server, Unsupported Domain Configurations, and updated information about Managing Team Foundation Server in a Workgroup. Thanks to Brian Rodemann for posting a question about this on the forums!As always, comments are ...
Trusts and Forests Considerations for Team Foundation Server
Trusts and Forests Considerations for Team Foundation Server
IntroductionTeam Foundation Server provides a foundation for cross-group collaboration across different domains or even across different forests. You can make sure that the security and stability of the server and your domain by following some important guidelines. Optimally, the Team Foundation application tier and data tiers will be in the ...
Unsupported Domain Configurations
Unsupported Domain Configurations
IntroductionThe following Active Directory domain configurations are supported domain configurations for Team Foundation Server:·         Windows 2000 native mode·         Windows Server 2003 domain functional levelAll other domain configurations are ...