Top stories from the VSTS community – 2018.04.20
Here are top stories we found in our streams this week related to DevOps, VSTS, TFS and other interesting topics, listed in no specific order:
- VSTS Gems – Marketplace, the one stop location for added functionality
Rui Melo highlights the place to find widgets and extensions to enhance your VSTS experience.
- Opps, I made that test VSTS extension public by mistake, what do I do now?
Richard Fennell explores the options after he ends up with two public versions of the same extension.
- Crafting complex Release Gate conditions in VSTS
Jesse Houwing introduces us to release gate conditions to check that there are no new customer complaints, no mad users on twitter, no important jobs running in the environment etc.
- Yet another CI/CD post – Java, Apache spark, Cloudera, Azure and TFS
Shmulik Ahituv demonstrates how to pull together a variety of technologies in a CI/CD pipeline on TFS.
- Migrating TFS and VSTS Work-items using vsts-work-item-migrator
Mohamed Radwan explains how to migrate work-items using the migrator tool and highlights a few tricks
- Finding Active Team Projects Based on Code CheckIns/Commits
Chaminda Chandrasekara demonstrates a script that goes through each team projects in a collection and checks for TFVC (Team Foundation Version Control) and TFS Git repositories to see if any code changes made from a given date.
- On-premise Blue-Green deployments with TFS 2018 Update 2
Matteo Emili looks at Blue-Green deployments. In a nutshell, he defines them as having two identical environments to use in order to deploy new versions of your application with minimal downtime.
- Microsoft Regional Director
Esteban Garcia has been accepted to the Microsoft Regional Director program, a worldwide community of technology thought leaders.
- TFS 2018 Update 2 RC2
Erin Dormier shares some key links on details about the latest Team Foundation Server 2018 Update 2 RC2, which introduces a platter of new features.
- What’s new in VSTS Sprint 132 Update
Alex Nichols introduces the Sprint 132 update of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS). If you have multiple, dependent teams in your organization working on large products, check out the new build completion trigger.
- Moving your Data Warehouse to the Cloud
Damian talks to Deepak Kaushik about moving data warehousing from on-premises servers to Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
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