Top 30 tips for BizTalk Server Users

Published on : Jan 9, 2015

Category : BizTalk Server

Sriram Hariharan


Last year, we ran a series of BizTalk server tips that were curated out of our own experience and from our friends from the Integration MVP Community. The tips were created as individual blogs posts by Ricardo Torre over a period of 30 days. This blog post will serve as a table of contents to access each blog post. We have also made these tips available as an eBook (Available here) that can come in handy when required.

Table of Contents

Tip #1: Take advantage of Multi MessageBox Configuration Tip #2: Efficient Host Separation Tip #3: BAM lightweight tracking Tip #4: Minimize persistence points Tip #5: Health Check with Message Box Viewer Tip #6: Choose robust adapters Tip #7: Performance Testing is key Tip #8: Package all your resources into MSI Tip #9: Monitor performance SLAs with BAM Tip #10: Build your custom pipelines with components using default properties Tip #11: Create security boundaries Tip #12: Review the performance of your environment regularly Tip #13: Cluster host instances with adapter like FTP or POP3 Tip #14: Use the Business Rule Engine to implement Business Logic Tip #15: Split big messages in the receive pipeline Tip #16: Use Visual Studio for functional and load testing Tip #17: Use fast disks for your BizTalk Database subsystem Tip #18: Cluster the Master Secret Server Tip #19: Purge BAM Data Tip #20: Use SSO as the application configuration store Tip #21: Plan your Backup and DR strategy Tip #22: Use Webgarden for IIS scalability Tip #23: Configure and activate the DTA Purge and Archive Job Tip #24: Maintain you Message Box efficiently Tip #25: Consider to prefer XSLT in maps Tip #26: Test 100% of your code Tip #27: Implement a Enterprise Service Bus using the ESB Toolkit Tip #28: Avoid Orchestrations when possible Tip #29: Develop adapter using WCF Tip #30: Use ETW for high performance tracking