Performance Story about Traceflag T1118 and the cluster registry checkpoint service

I’ve just got back from a week working with a customer. The customer was a large retailer using BizTalk to perform processing over AS2.  They had just installed a new QA environment and wanted the operational environment to be optimized for their application.  I had a gotcha with SQL Clustering which I wasn’t aware of and…

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BizTalk Ranger Blog – Paolo Salvatori

My friend and colleague Paolo Salvatori has just started a blog at http://blogs.msdn.com/paolos/ and began with a great post on Synchronous to Asynchronous Flows Without an Orchestration http://blogs.msdn.com/paolos/archive/2008/07/21/msdn-blogs.aspx.  As you’ll see from the post Paolo loves to delve into technical issues and always provides comprehensive report and great source code samples to back up his findings. I’d…

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BizTalk 2006 R2 Hyper-V Guide

I’ve just completed the BizTalk 2006 R2 Hyper-V Guide project working with the BizTalk UE team and Clint Huffman from Premier Field Engineering. The purpose of this guide is to provide you with the information, techniques and best practices necessary to evaluate BizTalk Server performance in a Hyper-V environment.   Overall the results were very positive.  In…

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Something I’ve been working on – BizTalk Performance Guide

It’s been a long time since my last post.  Since the last post a lot of things have happened.  I took a new position as a Program Manager in the BizTalk Customer Advisory Team (CAT) in Redmond in April.  I’ll be giving more details on my move and what my new team does in a later post. The BizTalk CAT…

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