Things to consider when writing WCF LOB Adapters for consumption through BizTalk

  If you are writing a WCF LOB adapter that can be consumed through BizTalk, you need to be aware of certain issues that can manifest because of the way BizTalk interacts with WCF adapters. Some of these can have performance and scalability impact and hence you should consider them when designing/configuring the adapter. Processing…

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Throughput stalls when using adapters, developed against the WCF LOB Adapter SDK, in BizTalk

We’ve had a few users complaining about the throughput of the adapters (the Adapter Pack ones, and/or custom ones) coming to a standstill during normal operation within BizTalk. In this post, I’ll explain why that happens, and some workarounds. Let’s say BizTalk has received 100 messages which it needs to send to the adapter on…


Making Microsoft BizTalk Adapter v2.0 for mySAP Business Suite projects work with WCF SAP Adapter #2

This is in continuation to the previous post, where we discussed the differences in the XML structure used by the old SAP adapter and the new WCF SAP Adapter. In a transactional scenario, the old adapter uses the context property named ‘ConnectionType’. This context property is present in the new adapter too, with a few changes,…

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Why does the Adapter say ‘Action is not understood’ even though I am using the binding file generated by the ‘Consume Adapter Service’ wizard?

Believe me, the adapter is telling the truth! It really doesn’t understand the action it got! To understand what’s going on, read on… When you use the ‘Consume Adapter Service’ wizard to generate LOB schemas in a BizTalk project, you also get a binding file which you can import (using the BizTalk Administration Console) to…

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