Enhancing the BizTalk Experience – Part 1

In the middle of Q2 2014, we received BizTalk Server 2013 R2 from Microsoft. It included upgrades to existing features as well as general platform alignment (Visual Studio 2013 and SQL Server 2014, Windows Server 2012 R2, Excel 2013 and SharePoint 2013 SP1). I did have some trouble before BizTalk 2013 R2 installation would proceed – a pesky [...]

BizTalk Server 2013 and EDI

This is the ninth blog post in this series.  You can find the previous posts here: BizTalk Server & Dynamics CRM Online: Integration with On-premises Lines of Business Systems Using BizTalk Server 2013 Windows Azure BizTalk Services: EDI Capabilities Innovations in Integration on the Microsoft Platform Lowering Barriers to Innovation: BizTalk IaaS and Walkthrough BizTalk [...]

BizTalk Server & Dynamics CRM Online: Integration with On-premises Lines of Business Systems Using BizTalk Server 2013

This is the eighth blog post in this series.  You can find the previous posts here: Innovations in Integration on the Microsoft Platform Lowering Barriers to Innovation: BizTalk IaaS and Walkthrough BizTalk Sever 2013 Enhancements Windows Azure BizTalk Services EDI Overview Including Portal Configuration Windows Azure BizTalk Services - Utilizing EAI Bridge Windows Azure BizTalk [...]

ReST (Representational State Transfer) in BizTalk 2013

December 19, 2013  6:29 This is the seventh blog post in this series.  You can find the first six posts here: Innovations in Integration on the Microsoft Platform Lowering Barriers to Innovation: BizTalk IaaS and Walkthrough BizTalk Sever 2013 Enhancements Windows Azure BizTalk Services EDI Overview Including Portal Configuration Windows Azure BizTalk Services - Utilizing [...]

Windows Azure BizTalk Services: EDI Capabilities

December 12, 2013  5:44 This is the seventh blog post in this series.  You can find the first six posts here:   Innovations in Integration on the Microsoft Platform Lowering Barriers to Innovation: BizTalk IaaS and Walkthrough BizTalk Sever 2013 Enhancements Windows Azure BizTalk Services EDI Overview Including Portal Configuration Windows Azure BizTalk Services - [...]

Windows Azure BizTalk Services: Integrating with on-premises LOB systems using the BizTalk Adapter Services

December 5, 2013  9:23 Windows Azure BizTalk Services: Integrating with on-premises LOB systems using the BizTalk Adapter Services   This is the sixth blog post in this series.  You can find the first five posts here: Innovations in Integration on the Microsoft Platform Lowering Barriers to Innovation: BizTalk IaaS and Walkthrough BizTalk Sever 2013 Enhancements [...]

Windows Azure BizTalk Services – Utilizing EAI Bridge

November 7, 2013  5:05 A lot has changed since I last blogged on this topic back in September of 2012. Sebastian Vettel has won the Formula 1 championship for the 4th time in a row, and Microsoft has released the second version of cloud-based EAI and EDI offerings under the banner of Windows Azure BizTalk Services (under [...]

WABS EDI Overview Including Portal Configuration

October 31, 2013  4:05   Microsoft recently enhanced the ability to integrate business transactions in the cloud with the preview of Windows Azure BizTalk Services (WABS). Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is the industry standard B2B integration technology used to exchange business documents between business trading partners. With WABS it is now simple to integrate these [...]

BizTalk Server 2013 Enhancements

October 17, 2013  10:05   Microsoft BizTalk Server unites enterprise application integration (EAI) and business-to-business (B2B) integration.  BizTalk Server is a mature product that has been around for over a decade with a new release every 2-3 years.  The picture below shows the main features and enhancements made in previous releases. According to statistics provided [...]

Issue while Moving AS2 Send Port in BizTalk 2010

October 17, 2013  6:59 We had an Observation when trying to move an AS2 send port across the Applications. There was an application AS2Test which had 3 AS2 Send ports. All the 3 send Ports were configured with AS2 Send Pipeline. AS2Send       ::Send Port with AS2 Send Pipeline AS2MDNSend ::Send Port with AS2 Send Pipeline AS2TestMDN  ::Send [...]