Visual Studio 2012: "The event log file is full" error message

I installed Visual Studio 2012 Professional. The installation did not complete successfully so I ran a Repair. During the Repair, the following error occurred: The event log file is full   Thanks to a StackOverflow post, (which I’m not finding today), the following steps resolved the issue: 1. In Control Panel, uninstall Visual Studio 2012. 2….


BizTalk Server 2013: Developer Edition – It’s Coming!

Here’s the scoop: The BizTalk Server Developer Edition is coming and is scheduled to arrive on November 1, 2013. It won’t be free but the cost should be under $50 USD. In the meantime, these are your options:  MSDN Subscription includes the Enterprise Edition. The Enterprise Edition and the Developer Editions are the same software package…


Windows Azure BizTalk Services (WABS) online resources

WABS Online Resources    BizTalk Services SDK, schemas, and tools: BizTalk Services Forums: Windows Azure Code Gallery: BizTalk Services Portal: BizTalk Services MSDN documentation: Provisioning a BizTalk Service Using Windows Azure Management Portal: BizTalk Product Team Blog: Hybrid scenario presentation:    


BizTalk Server 2013: "A network-related or instance-specific error occurred" configuring BAM

When BizTalk and SQL Server are on different computers, the BAM configuration may fail with the following error: A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. The server was not found or was not accessible. Verify that the instance name is correct and that SQL Server is configured to allow…


BizTalk Services is LIVE!

Windows Azure BizTalk Services (aka BizTalk Services, aka WABS) is now available as a Preview on Windows Azure. I’ve had the opportunity to work with WABS since the beginning. I’m in awe of how much WABS has improved. For example: The BizTalk Services portal has a much better flow for adding partners and creating EDI agreements. Retrieving tracked…


BizTalk Boot Camp 2013: May 6 – May 7, 2013

The BizTalk Boot Camp is a free public technical event that provides a deep-dive into our new offerings: BizTalk Server 2013, Windows Azure BizTalk Services, and BizTalk Server in the VM Role. In these two days, we will demonstrate and discuss advanced topics, including:  BizTalk Server throttling BizTalk Server messaging, including databases and tracking BizTalk…