TFS 2010 Training Kit is Out!

יום שני, אוגוסט 29, 2011

After an intense three months of work, the training kit that my colleague Yuval Mazor, and I developed for Microsoft has finally been published! You can download it at http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=27152. The training kit is designed to take novices to level 200 knowledge, i.e. to enable users, developers and administrators to competently use the most important features and understand how the various parts work with each other. What Does it Cover? The training kit contains presentations about the following topics: Introduction ...

Security Considerations with Team Project Collections

יום ראשון, פברואר 13, 2011

The decision to store team projects (TPs) in separate team project collections (TPCs) has implicit security aspects to it. Separating projects into multiple collections promotes security. To understand this, one must understand TFS’s topology. Figure 1: TFS Logical Hierarchy In TFS 2008 all of the team projects were stored in the same database. In 2010 this has changed; team projects are stored in team project collections, and each collection is stored in its own database. This is often stated as a disadvantage of splitting projects into multiple...