Canadian Business Process/SOA Conference Documents

People have been asking, so here they are. I’ve attached all of the presentations that were presented during the recent Canadian Business Process/SOA Conference. All of the presentations from both technical days and the business day are included in the three attached ZIP files. Cheers and keep on BizTalking


Canadian BizTalk 2006-R2/SOA Conference

  Microsoft Canada is host a R2 launch conference in conjunction with a SOA conference. The conference will be held Calgary, Toronto and Montreal. The details and registration links are below. 2007 Microsoft SOA & Business Process Conference     Microsoft Canada is pleased to announce the 2007 Microsoft SOA & Business Process Conference to…


BizTalk Server 2006 R2 installation or configuration fails when you download the CAB files that contain the dependency software

Saw an interesting note come through and thought forward it out. BizTalk Server 2006 R2 installation or configuration fails when you download the CAB files that contain the dependency software (942181)   When you try to install or configure Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2, the installation process or the configuration process may fail unexpectedly. This…

Awesome new BizTalk Database Optimization Whitepaper

One of the most tricky aspects of developing BizTalk applications can be the performance tuning and optimization phase. A great new whitepaper has just been released to MSDN that has extremely deep and thorough coverage on how to configure, install and tune the a BizTalk database tier. This is a must have paper for anyone…


BizTalk 2006 R2 – RFID: Weird Error in sample

I’ve spent the last couple of days digging into the new RFID technology that is included with BizTalk 2006 R2. I removed BizTalk 2006 from my standard VPC image and I dropped the new RFID components on the server. This VPC image was build on Windows 2003, SQL Server 2005 – SP2, VS 2005, ASP.NET 3.0 and…


New SOA and Business Process Pack and New Branch Version of BizTalk

A couple of really interesting announcements were made regarding BizTalk at the recent Worldwide Partner Conference: 1) Come September 1st, we’re going to be release the “SOA and Business Process Pack”. SOA continues to gathers steam and more and more clients are asking us for guidance around implement SOA based architectures using our products. In…


ESB Guidance – CTP

For those of you interested in the The Microsoft Enterprise Service Bus Guidance, it is now available in a community technology preview on CodePlex.   Cheers  

Using the ESB Guidance: Dynamic Transformation and Routing

  In my last entry, I showed how developers could use our new ESB guidance to submit generic messages into BizTalk and have that message routed to a Service Endpoint based on a UDDI entry.  Today, I thought I’d expand on that example and add in another common scenario that occurs within an ESB architecture,…


Using the Microsoft ESB Guidance: UDDI

Some of you may have heard by now that we are in the process of releasing the Microsoft Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) guidance. This guidance contains pre-built components, use cases, documentation and sales material that our Business Process Integration partners can use to rapidly deploy ESBs on top of BizTalk, Windows, SharePoint and SQL Servers. …