You can download the entire article as a PDF document. Azure Logic Apps Monthly Update – August 2016 The Azure Logic Apps team conducted their thirteenth monthly Google Hangout session on August 30, 2016. This session came after Azure Logic Apps went for General Availability (GA) on July 27, 2016. The key updates from the monthly … Continue reading Azure Logic Apps Monthly Update – August 2016
Beginning of this month Microsoft announced “BizTalk Server 2016 CTP”, a community technology preview version, that gives access to early adapters to play with the product and understand the new features. The official release is planned for sometime this fall. This is a very important news for existing and future BizTalk server customers, because it … Continue reading BizTalk Server 2016 Admin console improvements
A lot of times, people are puzzled why we care so much about the BizTalk community. We write good blog articles covering in-depth topics or sometimes fight with the competitors of BizTalk Server, we publish lot of white papers and eBooks on BizTalk, we actively run a weekly webinar on Integration/BizTalk, we organize the most influential annual … Continue reading Why Do We Care So Much About The BizTalk Community?
Dec 3, Redmond, WA. INTEGRATE 2014, at the Global BizTalk Summit, Microsoft revealed to the public for the first time how integration is evolving as first class citizens in Microsoft Azure, later you’ll get the same benefit in the on-premise world as Azure Pack. Note: This is not an official announcement, it’s just my take … Continue reading Microsoft making big bets on Microservices
BizTalk Server 2013 R2 was released last week and one of the biggest questions lot of existing BizTalk Server customers have is whether to upgrade/migrate to 2013 R2 or stay in the current version. The answer to this question will depend on various factors, let’s try to understand the scenarios that can potentially require or … Continue reading BizTalk Server 2013 R2 upgrade – Reasons to upgrade/migrate from previous versions?
Yesterday I received the printed copy of the book Getting Started with BizTalk Service written by Karthik Bharathy and Jon Fancey. The timing could not be better than this, today I was travelling and typically I use my travel time for reading avoiding opening my laptop in the plane. I was bit sceptical initially about … Continue reading Getting Started with BizTalk Services – Book Review
Guarantee full code coverage by running Orchestration Profiler of tracking data of your load tests. When testing your BizTalk Applications it is important to guarantee all code is executed, even the error paths. The Orchestration profiler will help you understand how much of the code you covered with your test and also give important information … Continue reading BizTalk Server Tip #26: Test 100% of your code
For BizTalk Application settings use SSO for secure, scalable and highly available store. This is more secure than the usually used BizTalk configuration file and is more maintainable since you will have a single place to update your BizTalk Applications configuration and much more easily you can automate the deployment of these settings. Here is … Continue reading BizTalk Server Tip #20: Use SSO as the application configuration store
Consider performance testing a deployment criteria, never go into production before knowing what your maximum sustainable throughput is. Assuming linear scalability is not realistic and the nature of the applications you develop will dictate how it scales, during performance testing you will have the chance to optimize your configuration, architecture and code. There is a … Continue reading BizTalk Server Tip #7: Performance Testing is key
We are ramping up for our biggest BizTalk/Integration event in Europe on 3rd and 4th of March 2014. As a path to the event we are going to publish one super useful BizTalk server tip every day. The tips are curated by our own expertise and also from our good friends from Integration MVP … Continue reading BizTalk Server 30 day Tips Series