Monthly Archives: April 2012

BizTalk Server 2010 R2 CTP

So when is the BizTalk Server 2010 R2 CTP coming out???  If I had to hazard a guess I’d say first quarter of 2013.  I read RTM on BTS10 R2 is approx. six months after the release of Windows Server … Continue reading

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BizTalk Performance Troubleshooting

At the end of last week I was called out to look over a poorly performing BizTalk environment.  Basically the performance had degraded to the point where BizTalk was processing a few messages a minute even though resource usage on … Continue reading

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Master Data Services

I’m working on a new project at the moment and its proving to be an interesting one.  One of those green fields dream projects where we get to architect everything and do things right.  Today’s job was to take a … Continue reading

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Hybrid Solutions

Another great paper that I’m logging here for future reference.  Things are really going to start taking shape once we get that Azure composite application environment.  I saw a brief demo at TechEd 2010 and its pretty awesome.  Click on … Continue reading

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Low Latency BizTalk

Great paper on low latency integration techniques with the Microsoft stack.  To sum it up basically using the BizTalk tools which with VS2010 are now integrated into worklow projects to build schema and maps then hosting those components with a … Continue reading

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iBrick vs Windows Phone

I received a reminder on why I’m such a Windows Phone fan the other day and another excuse to loathe Apple products.  My friend Beth bought a used jail broken iPhone 3Gs for $100.  This iPhone was bricked hence the … Continue reading

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BizTalk ESB Toolkit Claim Check

Recently I’ve been working with a client implementing an ESB on BizTalk Server 2010 naturally using the ESB Toolkit 2.1.  Along with a number of regular VETRO type interfaces that lend themselves to itinerary processing the client has a need … Continue reading

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