The Microsoft Visual Studio ALM Virtual Machine is a virtual machine pre-installed with Visual Studio & Team Foundation server along with other supporting software coming pre-configured with sample projects, users, data and a set of hands-on-labs/demo scripts to get started with all the ALM Capabilities that Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server/Visual Studio Team Services provides.



2017 Labs Now Available on TechNet Virtual Labs

We now have the Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 ALM VM Labs available on Microsoft TechNet Virtual Labs. If you do not want to download the VM locally, you can experience the labs right from within your browser. It's very simple - there no complex setup or installation required.

Click here to find out more information on system requirements and how you can access the virtual labs


 March 21, 2017       Sachin Hridayraj       Link


ALM VM 2017 Available Now!

We are excited to announce the 2017 version of the Microsoft Visual Studio ALM VM - with updated versions, new application, updated and new hands-on-labs based on the new features and enhancements in VS and TFS 2017. Here are the key highlights of the 2017 version:
  • Upgraded Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server to 2017
  • Upgraded to Windows Server 2016, Microsoft Office 2016 and SQL Server 2016
  • Replaced Tail Spin Toys application with Parts Unlimited
  • Brand new labs for new features in VS and TFS 2017
You can download the VM or simply access it from a browser or run it on Azure by uploading the VHD to your own Azure subscription. To find out more including download the vm, please check here


 March 15, 2017       Sachin Hridayraj       Link


VSTS Available Now!

Labs for Visual Studio Team Services

We are also happy to share that we have a new set of hands-on-labs based on Visual Studio Team Services. You can use the ALM VM 2017 or any other machine that has Visual Studio 2017 installed to follow the lab materials. Find out more


 March 15, 2017       Sachin Hridayraj       Link