FIX: It takes a long time to add a new project to a large solution that is added to source control in Visual Studio TFS 2008


Symptoms


You have a large solution that is added to source control in Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2008. In this situation, it takes a long time to add a new project to the solution.

Cause


This problem occurs because the QueryItemsExtendedLocal SQL stored procedure handles some large queries inefficiently in the data tier of Visual Studio TFS 2008.

Resolution


Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

To resolve this problem, contact Microsoft Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft website:Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.


Note You must install the hotfix both on the server side and on the client side.

Prerequisites

You must have Team Foundation Server 2008 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Team Explorer 2008 SP1 installed to apply this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply the hotfix if no affected file is being used.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information


The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the
Time Zone
tab in the
Date and Time
item in Control Panel.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Microsoft.teamfoundation.client.dll9.0.30729.4563458,75222-Jul-201004:29x86
Microsoft.teamfoundation.common.dll9.0.30729.4563331,77622-Jul-201004:29x86
Microsoft.teamfoundation.databaseinstaller.dll9.0.30729.45634,399,10422-Jul-201004:29x86
Microsoft.teamfoundation.dll9.0.30729.45631,060,86422-Jul-201004:29x86
Microsoft.teamfoundation.server.admin.dll9.0.30729.4563163,84022-Jul-201004:29x86
Microsoft.teamfoundation.versioncontrol.client.dll9.0.30729.4563516,09622-Jul-201004:29x86
Microsoft.teamfoundation.versioncontrol.common.dll9.0.30729.4563249,85622-Jul-201004:29x86
Microsoft.teamfoundation.versioncontrol.common.integration.dll9.0.30729.456332,76822-Jul-201004:29x86
Microsoft.visualstudio.teamsystem.integration.dll9.0.30729.4563208,89622-Jul-201004:29x86
Tfsadminutil.exe9.0.30729.456367,41622-Jul-201004:29x86

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More Information


For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates