Monthly Archives: February 2005

BizTalk Server 2004 – Hosts & Host Instances

If you’ve been following my posts for the past few months, you know that I’m a big fan of Alan Smith’s BizTalk Modular Deployment approach. One of the keys to this approach is using separate hosts and host instances (I’ll … Continue reading 

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BizTalk Server 2004 – Message Broker Pattern

One of the most simple, elegant and useful business process “integration patterns” is the Message Broker Pattern. If you’ve ever needed to integrate a single internal process to multiple external processes in an efficient, flexible manner then BizTalk Server 2004’s … Continue reading 

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BizTalk Adapter for Web Services Enhancement (WSE) 2.0

The BizTalk Adapter for Web Services Enhancement (WSE) 2.0 has been released!I’ve been beta testing for a few months and this is a really cool tool for BizTalk developers. Scott Woodgate has also released some examples to try this out.

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BizTalk Server 2004 – Where Do I Get Some Help?

This question comes up all the time and the answer is that there is a great deal of information about BizTalk Server 2004 on the Internet, if you know where to look. Here are a few helpful links! Working Tip … Continue reading 

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Happy Returns Article

Yes, this is certainly “off topic” but it seems that I’ve finally hit the big time and been written about twice in the latest issue of Microsoft Executive Circle Magazine. The first article is entitled Happy Returns and talks about … Continue reading 

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BizTalk Server 2004 – Remote Administration

Martijn Hoogendoorn has released the latest version of his BizTalk Explorer V1.31. If you’re like most of us and need to remotely manage a BizTalk Server 2004 installation, this is the tool for you! This fabulous tool allows you to completely … Continue reading 

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BizTalk Server 2004 – Backup Procedures Amended

If you haven’t downloaded and installed the BizTalk Server 2004 Service Pack 1 on a test server (or your production servers if you’ve already tested it), then you’re missing out on an important new feature… Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Log … Continue reading 

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