If you want to upgrade Release Management for TFS 2013 to Update 1 you surely noticed that there is no Update 1 upgrade package, but you should first uninstall the old version of Release Management and the install again the version with Update 1. While this does not delete any previous settings and simply upgrade [...]

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This is the scenario: Nablasoft company uses TFS with standard TFVC (TFS Version Control System) and needs to assign some of the work to some external Company (lets call it Acme), as an example developing for Android or iOs. The simplest solution is giving Acme developers access to TFS server, but then Nablasoft should pay [...]

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In this post you can read about some numbers of TFS usage by Microsoft itself. While the number are impressive, I’m really interested in trends for various numbers, you can read from the first table. Microsoft is a really big company and it is really interesting to see where they are investing time in their [...]

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If you use the Agile process template, you have three columns related to planning and tracking task duration, they are called: Original Estimate Completed Work Remaining Work The only problem is that TFS only aggregates the Remaining Work in the agile boards, as you can see in Figure 1: Figure 1: Board with Original Estimate [...]

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This problem happens if you mix Team Foundation Server backup tools, the symptom is: you launch TfsRestore.exe and point to a local folder where a TFS backup is located, and when the database are restored they have strange suffix. Figure 1: Strange suffix in database names after a restore with TfsRestore.exe This happens when you [...]

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