Ken Muse

Installing VSTS Build Agents on macOS
If you’re doing Xamarin, macOS (OS X), or iOS development work, learn how to setup a VSTS build agent on the Mac and automate your DevOps pipeline.

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Creating Recoverable TFS Backups

Creating Recoverable TFS Backups

You have Team Foundation Server (TFS) and rely on SQL Server backups, so they may be unusable. Learn how to properly backup TFS and test your recovery plan.

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Creating a Temporary Visual Studio Environment
Sometimes you will find that you need a cloud environment for working on a Visual Studio project. Consider setting up a temporary Azure VM.

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DevOps: Connecting VSTS to Azure
DevOps is about increasing efficiency and eliminating barriers. Learn how to manually connect Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) to Microsoft Azure.

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Azure Real World: Optimizing PHP Applications for the Cloud
Originally published in 2012, this was my first published article, a guest post for MSDN covering some of the tricks we found for optimizing and improving the performance of PHP with classic Web and Worker Roles on Azure. With the original post having since been removed from MSDN, the contents are now posted here for anyone interested in understanding this older Azure technology.

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