CHAPTER 3

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Deciding on a Hosted Service

Whether you have already decided to use Team Foundation Service (TF Service) or are still in the process of making a decision about that, you need to understand the differences between hosted TF Service and an on-premises installation of Team Foundation Server (TFS). This chapter will help you understand the benefits and trade-offs with the hosted TF Service and assist you in making (or verifying) a decision whether to go with a hosted service.

As you might suspect, both Microsoft's hosted TF Service and a self-hosted on premises TFS installation each have their own benefits and drawbacks. If neither TF ...

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