BizTalk Server 2013 R2 and earlier versions are not supported with SQL Always on

  At the time of writing this post  (October 2014), BizTalk Server 2013 R2 and earlier product versions are not supported with the feature SQL Server Always ON enabled. The only version supported as of today (10/11/2017)  is BizTalk Server 2016 (even on Windows Azure running as IAAS)   SQL Server Always ON The AlwaysOn…


Updated-Backup Strategies with Web Deploy

  Before running the Web Deploy commands to update a web site, make sure to create a backup of the target web files in case a rollback of the operation is required. The process to make a backup on the target server is quick and I would recommend adding these steps to any scripts used…


Activating your 5 free Azure Accounts on BizSpark

[Please note that this post is quite out of date in that some of the interfaces and the programme itself have changed. A lot of the content will still be useful so I am keeping the post alive but please be aware of the changes] The BizSpark programme provides many benefits to start-ups including access…