Configuring IP-DLC Link Service for IBM Enterprise Extender

This white paper aids Mainframe Programmers, AS/400 Administrators, and Microsoft Host Integration Server (HIS) administrators in configuring IP-DLC (Internet Protocol – Data Link Control) link service which ships with HIS.http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=86d6011a-3396-4c36-b4b1-af7f4d80a099&displaylang=en&tm


New Whitepaper!

Thanks Charles Ezzell (Escalation Engineer on the Host Integration Server Team) for writing the whitepaper entitled Creating a Self-Running BizTalk Stress Application using the BizTalk Adapter for DB2 which can be found here.  


MSDN Webcast: BizTalk Server Adapters for DB2 and Host Files (Level 200)

Organizations are using Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 to integrate and orchestrate composite solutions that span multiple systems and applications. Key assets in most enterprise solutions are the line-of-business (LOB) data stores on heritage IBM host systems. These data stores include IBM mainframe zSeries Sequential Access Method (SAM), Virtual Sequential Access Method (VSAM), and Partitioned Data…


MSDN Webcast: BizTalk Adapter for Host Applications (Level 200)

Enterprise computing is based on high-volume transaction and batch processing systems, such as IBM mainframe and midrange host computers. To modernize these heritage systems, organizations are using business process orchestration in Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006. Join this webcast to learn how the new BizTalk Adapter for Host Applications allows enterprises to connect BizTalk Server solutions…


MSDN Webcast: Host Integration Server 2006 Data Providers DB2 (Level 200)

Many enterprise organizations rely on IBM DB2 relational database servers to store their vital line-of-business (LOB) information. Enterprise developers must continually deliver new applications that require real-time access to these DB2 information stores, without compromising security or run time efficiency. In this webcast, we examine methods for direct data access to DB2, including industry-standard XML-based…


MSDN Virtual Lab: Integrating Legacy Data with BizTalk Applications using BizTalk Adapters for Host Systems

After completing this lab, you will be able to create a new BizTalk project, create an XML schema by using the BizTalk Editor, promote a schema property, create a flat file schema by using the BizTalk Editor, validate a schema and generate a sample instance message, create a strong name and assign it to an…


MSDN Virtual Lab: Integrating Legacy Applications with BizTalk Applications using BizTalk Adapter for Host Systems

After completing this lab, you will be better able to create a Transaction Integrator (TI) WIP assembly and a XSD representation using the TI designer, use TI manager to setup the remote environment and deploy and configure the assembly created by the TI designer, create a BizTalk application that uses ports, filters and the host…


MSDN Virtual Lab: Integrating Legacy Applications with .NET Framework applications using Host Integration Server 2006

After completing this lab, you will be able to use Transaction Integrator (TI) to create a web service, configure IIS to host the TI web service, and create a C# application to call the web service.http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032369524&EventCategory=3&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US


MSDN Virtual Lab: Integrating Legacy Data with .NET Framework applications using Host Integration Server 2006

After completing this lab, you will be able to configure a connection to a DB2 database, build a simple XML web service to expose DB2 tables data using ASP.NET, retrieve a recordset of information from a DB2 table and return that recordset as a .NET DataSet via an XML web service, configure a connection to…