Category Archives: Team Foundation Server

TFS vs SSIS project versioning

I had someone ask me the other day if they are using SSIS 2012 Project Versions, is there any benefit to using TFS?  The answer is Yes!  While Project Versions is a new feature that keeps prior versions of SSIS … Continue reading

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Using Team Foundation Service

Team Foundation Service (TFS) is the “cloud” version of Team Foundation Server 2012.  Up to 5 users are free, plus for a limited time all use is free (more info). Below is my experience setting up Team Foundation Service and uploading my … Continue reading

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Installing Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2012

My experience installing Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2012 to house my business intelligence projects built in Visual Studio 2010: I am installing TFS 2012 on Windows Server 2012.  I am using Visual Studio 2010.  I will be using the standard installation … Continue reading

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Managing Schemas And Source Control For Databases

Visual Studio has a project type called “Database Project” that is used to manage a database schema and allows for easy integration with source control.  Visual Studio Database Projects have been known by a few different names down the years … Continue reading

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System Center and Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010

Because the relationship between application development and the IT operations teams is critical, Microsoft has released a CTP of a new connector between System Center and Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2010 that helps the coordination between development and operations. The connector … Continue reading

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