Monitoring TFS 2015 availability from F5 LTM

Introduction If redundancy and performance are the thing you are looking for your TFS application tier setup, for sure you stumbled upon the term Network Load Balancing (NLB). Microsoft describes the benefits of such a setup and prerequisites in the document named How to: Create a Team Foundation server farm (high availability), thus I will […]

Custom nuget.exe for TFS 2015 build

Introduction I had a couple of users complaining about not being able to restore a specific version of AutoMapper package during their build. A quick search showed me that they are not the only one facing this issues and that this is quite a common problem. I verified that I’m able to reproduce this issue […]

Upgrading SonarQube to a newer version

This, as my other SonarQube guides, are meant for developers who are “improvising” system administrators. It is a detailed and comprehensive guide facing real life situations. As the upgrade guide on SonarQube documentation website is not, in my opinion, clear enough, I’ll try to describe the necessary steps in doing the upgrade. Specifically I will […]