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Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) – Version 5.0


The Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) process guidance illustrates the way Microsoft applies the SDL to its products and technologies. It includes security and privacy requirements and recommendations for secure software development at Microsoft. It addresses SDL guidance for Waterfall and Spiral development, Agile development, web applications and Line of Business applications. IT policy makers […]

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System Center Data Protection Manager 2010 (DPM) Release Candidate – Now Available!


You can download the RC from the Microsoft Connect site. If you would like to see what the release candidate looks like before you dive in, watch Microsoft’s webcast from last month “Get Ready for DPM 2010 RC”. Technorati Tags: System Center Data Protection Manager 2010, DPM 2010

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Upgrading TFS 2010 Beta 2 to Release Candidate Information


  You might call this “Krieger’s Notes”, it was put together by Bryan Krieger and is a very thorough document on upgrading to the RC. The document is divided into 6 sections: Choosing an upgrade path Considerations before attempting upgrading – PLEASE READ as it contains some late breaking news related to upgrade Additional steps […]

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Visual Studio 2010 and Team Foundation Server 2010 VM Factory


The purpose of this project is to build prescriptive guidance around the virtualization of the Visual Studio 2010 and guidance for full automation of the creation of virtual machines. The goal is to help users with the installation and configuration of virtualized environments with least effort and maximum automation. You can download the guidance here. […]

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Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Branching Guide 2010 Released


This Ranger solution focuses on applied and practical examples of branching that you can use right now. The 2010 release includes discussions around branching concepts and strategies but also focuses on practical hands-on labs.  This content was created with support from Microsoft Product Group, Microsoft Most Valued Professionals (MVPs) and technical specialists from technology communities […]

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Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 Video Demos of Tester Tools


If you were interested in the new features coming for testers I encourage you to check out these videos. The following perspectives are covered: Visual Studio Test Elements 2010 and Visual Studio Team Lab Management 2010 Key Benefits (single video) Visual Studio Test Elements 2010 and Visual Studio Team Lab Management 2010 Key Benefits (individual […]

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Teamprise Client Suite to be integrated into Visual Studio 2010


Microsoft announced that it will purchase the Teamprise related assets of SourceGear LLC and they will be integrated into the Visual Studio product line starting with Visual Studio 2010. Customers with Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate with MSDN will also receive the Teamprise Client Suite technology as part of their original subscription purchase. Teamprise Client Suite […]

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Project Fuze Beta (build 203) for Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 is now available


Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 is now supported. Requirements Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate or Premium. Oracle 9i (or later) client software   Download To download the beta, make sure you LOG INTO THIS FORUM and then visit the Beta Downloads forum, which is visible only once you’re logged in. Technorati Tags: Visual Studio 2010,Oracle […]

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Windows 7 x64 and VMware vSphere Client Issue


After installing this and trying to run it you will find that it does not work.  You will simply get an error like: The type initializer for "VirtualInfrastructure.Utils.HttpWebRequestProxy" threw an exception The solution is posted in the following VMware forum thread and works great.  The same type of change must be done to get VMware […]

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Free Training (Yes Really I Said Free) from CTE Solutions here in Ottawa


While not everyone is guaranteed to be accepted you are eligible if you meet the following requirements: You are currently unemployed You lost your job in the past year (on or after July 1st, 2008) Your previous position was in IT You meet the required course prerequisites (see courses below) The following individual courses will […]

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