Information and announcements from Program Managers, Product Managers, Developers and Testers in the Microsoft Virtualization team.
Hello, this is Bryon Surace again. I’m a senior program manager on the Windows virtualization team at Microsoft.
Recently, the Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 beta 2 became available for public download. Part of this release is the Beta 2 version of Visual Studio Team System 2010 Lab Management; an integrated solution to give you all the benefits of virtualization for application lifecycle management. Congratulations to the Visual Studio Lab Management team for reaching this milestone!
Beta 2 Improvements:
§ Simplified Virtual Environment creation
§ Lab Environment Viewer with full-screen capability
§ Manual and automated testing in virtual environment
§ Build-deploy-test workflow for virtual environments
§ Enhanced workflow process parameters UI and report
§ Network isolation with support for domain controller VMs
§ Setup & Config – verification and auto provisioning of accounts
§ Virtual Machine templates
§ “In-Use” support for shared environments
The main features of Lab Management are:
Visual Studio Download Page – you can download all the required components from there. This video can guide you through the download and installation process of TFS. And check out the Lab Management blog.