BizTalk Performance

Darren Jefford has a list of performance tips for BizTalk Server 2004 implementations.  Check these out when testing BizTalk for performance. Spend money on fast disks to host the MesageBox. Watch these performance indicators to determine when you need faster disk. % Idle Time Avg. Disk Queue Length Use Atomic Scopes only when necessary, don’t…

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Strong E-Commerce Season

Wired has a report about an increase in online shopping this season. In the first six weeks of the holiday season (spanning November and December), online purchases reached $16.7B, up 28 percent from last year. (Yes, that’s a “B”, as in “Billion”) Patick Byrne, CEO of Overstock.com, where sales are on track to exceed expectations…

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RFID

I’m starting to learn more about the RFID initiatives that industry is facing.  This has impacts on my customers that use MS Commerce Server and MS BizTalk Server.  If any of you have links or resources that you feel I should include in my research, please feel free to share them with me. I’m starting…

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The Commerce Server Godfather

The Godfather of Microsoft Commerce Server has started his next non-commercial venture – a blog.  Ryan Donovan, the Group Program Manager for Commerce Server, is now writing for the world.  As 2005 rolls around and we all prepare for the upcoming launch cycle of the next version of Commerce Server, it will be great to…

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