Monthly Archives: July 2005

Connected Systems: A New Beginning!

I’ve decided to expand my blog’s focus to include other Microsoft products and systems such as Commerce Server, BizTalk Server, SQL Server and MOM to better serve the folks who read my posts. If you’ve ever read my original post back in … Continue reading 

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Virtual PC 2004: A BizTalk Developer’s Best Friend

[:D] All I can say is WOW! Virtual PC 2004 is a truly awesome program and has become this BizTalk developer’s best friend. In the past I’d always setup a new development workstation when doing beta testing, trying pre-release software, etc. … Continue reading 

Posted in ASP.NET, BizTalk Server, Commerce Server | 3 Comments

BizTalk Server 2004 and MOM 2005

Scott Colestock has written an excellent article published by Microsoft about using Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 (MOM) to monitor your BTS2004 processes. It’s extremely detailed and his diagrams are even better than mine!  If you haven’t looked at MOM2005 or MOM2005 … Continue reading 

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Visual Studio Team Edition – A Few Clarifications!

It wasn’t my intention to “rekindle” the VS Team System pricing debate. I had just received my notification from MSDN (my subscription needs to be renewed in September along with all our production server “SA” licenses) and had NO IDEA … Continue reading 

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Logical Message Splitting in BizTalk Server 2004

The Background: If you’ve read any of my blog posts, you’ll know that the company I work for has implemented a system to process inbound customer purchase orders into our ERP system using BizTalk Server 2004’s Publish & Subscribe architecture as shown in … Continue reading 

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Transition from MSDN Universal to Visual Studio Team Edition

I work in a small-to-medium sized business (over $25 million in revenues) as their “E-Commerce Manager”. In the normal course of my job I play many different “roles” from project manager and systems architect to software developer and tester depending upon … Continue reading 

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