BizTalk Roadmap for On-Premises, IaaS and PaaS

Many of customers have been asking about BizTalk roadmap, what Microsoft is doing in the cloud, and questions about running BizTalk in Azure. Last week at TechEd North America 2012 Microsoft presented two sessions on the BizTalk Roadmap and demonstrations around BizTalk On-Premises, BizTalk IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) and BizTalk PaaS (Platform as a…


BizTalk Insider Newsletter #25

  We have reached the 25 installment of the BizTalk Insider Newsletter! It has been great to see BizTalk continue to grow over the years. In regards to roadmap, BizTalk 2010 R2 planning and development is currently going on and seems to be shaping up nicely. Not much public on it currently, but hopefully will…


Grouping and Sorting in the New Azure Transform Designer

First a Little Background Many years ago now I had to do some grouping with an incoming file in BizTalk for a POC. Essentially I needed to take a flat structure and group it by a particular field. Here is an example with Movies: <Movies> <Movie> <Title>The Matrix</Title> <Genre>Action</Genre> </Movie> <Movie> <Title>Shaun of the Dead</Title>…


BizTalk Insider Newsletter #24

I have had a newsletter that I have pushed out to interested people for a number of years. I thought I would share the collection of information here on my blog. This is a highlighting of important news, events, downloads, etc from the last few months as it relates to BizTalk and integration on Microsoft…