BizTalk Server Tip #26: Test 100% of your code

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 […]

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Blog Post by: Ricardo Torre

BizTalk 2009 – Error Enlisting Send Port – “Exception from HRESULT: 0xC00CE557″

BizTalk 2009 – Error Enlisting Send Port – “Exception from HRESULT: 0xC00CE557″

It’s the second time that I have encountered this obscure error in BizTalk 2009, when attempting to enlist a send port after importing bindings originally exported via the admin console: Both times (for different customers) the issue was that an extra carriage return and line feed had been inputted before and after the <Filter> element […]
Blog Post by: James Corbould

Exploring the Windows Azure BizTalk Service Explorer Features

Windows Azure BizTalk Services (WABS) is general available now as a service within Windows Azure. To test or debug your Windows Azure BizTalk Service Bridge you can rely on using the BizTalk Service Explorer. This explorer is similar to another Visual Studio add-in like the Service Bus or Windows Azure Storage.

The BizTalk Service explorer offers the following features:

Browsing artifacts

BizTalk Server Tip #25: Consider to prefer XSLT in maps

When developing maps consider using XSLT as the preferred language for describing your transformations by either using Custom XSLT, Scripting Functoids or even when developing Custom Functoids. This will result in maps that are faster to run and easier to debug. Using the out of the box functoids is sometimes hard or impossible to implement […]

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Blog Post by: Ricardo Torre

GWAB 2014: Global Windows Azure Bootcamp #GWAB – Coming to Sydney

GWAB 2014: Global Windows Azure Bootcamp #GWAB – Coming to Sydney

Folks we’re finally here! The stage is set and light the lights as it’s all ready
to go oooorrrrffff on March 29th 2014!

What is it – it’s back!!!!

 Global Windows Azure Bootcamp

The Global Windows Azure Bootcamp
over 134 locations will be delivering this world wide event at the same time (same
relative time).

In April of 2013 we held the first
Global Windows Azure Bootcamp
at more
than 90 locations
around the globe! This year we want to again offer up a one
day deep dive class to help thousands of people get up to speed on developing Cloud
Computing Applications for Windows Azure
. In addition to this great learning
opportunity the hands on labs will feature pooling a huge
global compute farm to perform
diabetes research
!

Where is it?

It’s back at Saxons in the city – 10 Barrack Street, NSW 2000 (see the rego page for
all the details)

Why you?

It’s a free day of Azure training delivered by several MVPs and other
community prominent experts.

Agenda for the day

We will be doing a combination of presentations and hands-on-labs around Azure and
all the new features it has to offer.

The final agenda is yet to be determined but it’s something like:

  What the Days Play looks like
8:30 – 9:00am  Arrive and get comfy, make sure everything is working.
9:00 – 9:15am  Intros, Outline what will be covered for the day & take your
input as to what areas to drill into
.
9:15 – 9:45am  What is Azure and what has it done for me lately?
9:45 – 10:15am  HOL #1
10:15 – 10:45am  Designing Hybrid Solutions to coexist with On-premise solutions.
10:45 – 11:15am  HOL #2
11:15 – 12:15pm  Exploring Azure and some snazzy items in the toolkit.
12:15pm – 1pm   L U N C H
13:00 – 13:30 Data strategies within Azure.
13.30 – 14:00 HOL #3
14:00 – 14:30 Azure Mobile Services
14:30 – 15:00 HOL #4
15:00 – 15:30 Setting up Azure Active Directory Federation
15:30 – 16:00 HOL #5
16:00 – . Q&A & general tyre kicking.
   

 

*** What’s required from you on the day ***

BYOD – bring your own machine and internet access will be provided on the day.

Make sure you have a ’Microsoft Account’ (aka live account) and have signed up for
a free trial to Azure Services (I may have some codes for you, but dont count on it)

For the HOL material, we’ll take it from the Windows Azure Training Kit as
a basis.

 

Get your skates on and get on over to a great day!

Register
Here


Blog Post by: Mick Badran

XLVII Encontro da Comunidade SQLPort, dia 13 de Março de 2014 no Porto – Participe!

XLVII Encontro da Comunidade SQLPort, dia 13 de Março de 2014 no Porto – Participe!

This post is for the BizTalk Portuguese Community! Realiza-se no dia 13 de Mar%u00e7o de 2014, o XLVII Encontro da comunidade SQLPort, que tem como objectivo a partilha de experi%u00eancias e conhecimento entre os profissionais e entusiastas de SQL Server em Portugal. O evento vai ser realizado no PORTO, no audit%u00f3rio da Rumos Portugal, pelas […]
Blog Post by: Sandro Pereira

BizTalk Server Tip #24: Maintain you Message Box efficiently

Don’t let your BizTalk Message Box database grow significantly by accumulating suspended messages, put in place a monitoring mechanism to identify and resolve suspended messages as soon as possible. When you find a database integrity problem that is causing your databases to grow use the BizTalk Terminator to resolve this. Maintaining the health of your […]

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Blog Post by: Ricardo Torre

BizTalk Server Tip #23: Configure and activate the DTA Purge and Archive Job

Configure and activate the DTA Purge And Archive Job to maintain a healthy BizTalkDTADb database, just keep the tracking information you need and delete from the live tracking database a soon as possible for the best experience when searching or understanding what happened to your business processes in BizTalk. A big BizTalkDTADb will result in […]

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Blog Post by: Ricardo Torre

BizTalk WCF Service Consuming Wizard – HTTP 407 Proxy Authentication Required

BizTalk WCF Service Consuming Wizard – HTTP 407 Proxy Authentication Required

I got this error recently running the BizTalk WCF Consuming Wizard whilst working at a customers office when I didn’t previously (sensitive parts of the error message have been removed): I think it was due to installation of internet security software on my development VM by the company’s infrastructure team and/or a new set of […]
Blog Post by: James Corbould

WABS February 2014 – Backup and Restore

Windows Azure BizTalk Services (WABS) provides capabilities for EAI and B2B in the cloud. This relative new service was made available for customers in November 2013. Microsoft committed to have a release cadence for new features every three months. Currently in February 2014 Microsoft has released new features for WABS. These new features are:

EDIFACT Protocol Support and X12 Schema Updates