Whitepaper

The A-Y of running BizTalk server in Microsoft Azure

The whitepaper “The A-Y of running BizTalk Server in Microsoft Azure” illustrates how BizTalk server can be implemented in Microsoft Azure, the economic impacts of doing this when compared to on-premises deployment, and how you can leverage the Infrastructure As A Service (IAAS) capabilities with Microsoft BizTalk server. The whitepaper also focuses on the different BizTalk server topologies that can be implemented in Azure. The author also provides a step-by-step guide on setting up BizTalk server in Azure. BizTalk360 is proud to publish this whitepaper and make it available to the community.

What’s in store for you?

By the time you reach the end of the whitepaper, you will have some level of familiarity on the following topics:

  • Why you must choose Azure and why not
  • Microsoft Azure Topologies
  • Economics of running your infrastructure on Azure
  • Performance of BizTalk server in Azure
  • How to set up BizTalk server in Azure and the different concepts involved

The A-Y of running BizTalk server in Microsoft Azure
About the author(s)
Johann Cooper

Johann Cooper

Senior Integration Consultant at Datacom

Johann Cooper works as the Senior Integration Consultant at Datacom, an IT-based service provider in Auckland, New Zealand. The company primarily focuses on Microsoft BizTalk Server and Azure technologies. Johann is the creator of the BizTalk BRE Pipeline Framework CodePlex project and is a huge fan of the BizTalk Business Rules Engine which tends to feature heavily in solutions he builds. Johann is also an active blogger, frequently writing about BizTalk Server, WCF, and Azure on his personal blog site titled Adventures inside the Message Box.

Reviewers

STEEF-JAN WIGGERS
STEEF-JAN WIGGERS

Steef-Jan Wiggers has over 15 years’ experience as a technical lead developer, application architect and consultant, specializing in custom applications, enterprise application integration (BizTalk), Web services and Windows Azure. Steef-Jan is very active in the BizTalk community as a blogger, Wiki author/editor, forum moderator, writer and public speaker in the Netherlands and Europe. For these efforts, Microsoft has recognized him a Microsoft MVP for the past 5 years.

Michael Stephenson
Michael Stephenson

Michael is a highly experienced freelance consultant with many years of architecting and delivering integration projects which leverage the Microsoft technology stack. A Pluralsight author, Michael is heavily involved in the community activities around Microsoft technologies through the Microsoft MVP and Advisor/Insider programmes and also speaks at user groups on a regular basis.

Saravana Kumar
Saravana Kumar

Saravana Kumar is the Founder and CTO of BizTalk360, an enterprise software that helps Microsoft BizTalk Server Customers to improve their day to day operational efficiency by providing rich set of tools and monitoring capabilities. Saravana is a Microsoft BizTalk server MVP since 2007, blogger, international speaker and active community member in BizTalk Server area. He also won the Integration MVP of the Year in 2013.

Mark Brimble
Mark Brimble

Mark is the Principal Integration Architect at Datacom. He is a Systems Integration developer with over eleven years’ experience of designing, building, implementing and supporting BizTalk solutions. Mark also possesses additional experience in integrating Windows, UNIX, and AS400 platforms and SQL Server, SAP, Oracle, Microsoft CRM, and web service technologies. Mark was also a co-developer for the BizTalk Server 2013 Documenter and is the author of the Connected Pawns blog.

James Corbould
James Corbould

James works as a Software Developer and technical lead at Datacom. He is an experienced software developer, specialising in systems integration using Microsoft technologies. James is also the author of his self-titled blog focusing on integration.

Ricardo Torre
Ricardo Torre

Ricardo works as Head of Technical Pre-Sales & Product Strategist at Kovai Limited. Ricardo spent over 6 years of his career at Microsoft working as a Premier Field Engineer.

Coen (Colin) Dijkgraaf
Coen (Colin) Dijkgraaf

Coen works as the IT Consultant, developer, and technical lead at Datacom. Coen was also a co-developer for the BizTalk Server 2013 Documenter and is the author of the BizTalk Musings blog.

Peter Nield
Peter Nield

Peter is an Infrastructure Architect Consultant at Datacom. He has lots of experience deploying BizTalk dating back to BizTalk 2002 up to the most recent version, including Clustering, Disaster Recovery, and Virtualisation. Peter also work with Active Directory, Exchange Server, especially around migrations and restructuring.

Brett Atkin
Brett Atkin

Brett is the Business Manager of Software Integration at Datacom. Brett has worked in a wide range of industries with almost twenty years’ experience, and for the last ten years mostly in the integration space. He has worked in variety of team leadership roles running programme offices, project teams, development teams and business units.

Craig Beetlestone
Craig Beetlestone

Craig is the team leader responsible for infrastructure, systems architecture and operations at a large NZ transportation company and has 15 years’ experience in IT. The last 6 years has seen him focus on highly available system architectures and automation.

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