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I am planning on running on the same machine TFS 2010 Beta 1 and System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 (on Windows Server 2008 R2).

Can they share a SQL Server or do they each need their own? I am running SQL Server 2008 SP1.

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I don't see why they couldn't share a SQL server. Most services like that create unique databases. I know for a fact that all of the TFS related databases (except sharepoint and reporting server) start with Tfs. So there should be no reason they can't co-exist.

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Never really got to try as my SCVMM is on a Domain Controller and TFS can not be installed on a domain controller. – Vaccano Sep 16 '09 at 21:03
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I tried this with beta 2 of TFS 2010. It all installed fine, but then I had issues with my collections not being seen. I don't know if that is related or not.

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Probably not related...and I don't see how this is an answer to the original question. – Doug Luxem Nov 9 '09 at 21:16
The original question was asking if TFS 2010 beta 1 could be on the same SQL Server as SCVMM. Turned out I could not really try this out with beta 1. I tried it with beta 2 and had problems that I did not have when I did not have SCVMM installed in the same SQL Server. – Vaccano Nov 11 '09 at 17:47

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