Top stories from the VSTS community – 2018.04.13

App Center Team

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:

TOP STORIES •Is there a place for DevOps in desktop software development? Andrei Marukovich raises the question whether the DevOps principles, widely accepted by cloud and Web projects, may benefit desktop software developers as well. •Migrating Team Foundation Server to Visual Studio Team Services using Database Import Service – TFS Migrator Mohamed Radwan shares personal experiences of the Migration Team Foundation Server to Visual Studio Team Services using Database Import Service or TFS Migrator. •In a perfect world Devs do not need Ops Geert van der Cruijsen and René van Osnabrugge question what you would do in a scenario where someone holds the keys to all kinds of resources that other people would like to use •Building Microservices with AKS and VSTS – Part 3 Andreas Helland continues from when we left things last time – we had a service running inside a managed Kubernetes (AKS) cluster, but no apparent way to browse to it. •On-premise Blue-Green deployments with TFS 2018 Update 2 Matteo Emili introduces another very common pattern – Blue-Green deployments. In a nutshell, it means having two identical environments to use in order to deploy new versions of your application with minimal downtime.

•Speed up your VSTS Releases by Partially Downloading Artifacts Mike Douglas points out an enhancement released with VSTS Sprint 131, which allows you to select only the artifacts you need for an agent phase of a release deployment. •A Questionnaire To Help You Gather Your Non-Functional Requirements Scott Summers shares a questionnaire that will help you gather all the requirements not covered by the functional requirements. •The 4 focus areas of DevSecOps Clemens Reijnen believes that DevOps will make systems more secure.

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