BizTalk: to Git or not to Git?

During the past years, Git has gained a lot of popularity.  It's a completely different approach to source control, compared to TFS Version Control (TFS VC).  A good comparison between these two technologies can be found here.  When dealing with BizTalk projects, it's a common debate whether to use TFS VC or Git.  Let's have … Continue reading BizTalk: to Git or not to Git?

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BizTalk Hotrod Magazine republished!

The once-so-famous BizTalk Hotrod Magazine was nowhere to be found anymore on the internet. Luckily I found them back. I thought it was a good idea to share them with the community. Nostalgia! While cleaning up my OneDrive storage, I stumbled upon 10 editions of the BizTalk Hotrod Magazine. People who are quite long in the … Continue reading BizTalk Hotrod Magazine republished!

Run BizTalk extension objects in Logic Apps

This post was originally published here. Lately, I was working at a customer that heavily invested in BizTalk Server on premises during the last decade. They are considering to migrate parts of their existing integrations towards Logic Apps, to leverage the smooth integration with modern SaaS applications. A very important aspect is the ability to … Continue reading Run BizTalk extension objects in Logic Apps

BTS 2016 Feature Pack 1 – Continuous Deployment

This post was originally published here. Recently, the product team released a first feature pack for BizTalk Server 2016. Via this way, Microsoft aims to provide more agility into the release model of BizTalk Server. The feature pack contains a lot of new and interesting features, of which the automated deployment from VSTS is probably … Continue reading BTS 2016 Feature Pack 1 – Continuous Deployment

BTS 2016 Feature Pack 1 – Management & Operational API

This post was originally published here. Recently, the product team released a first feature pack for BizTalk Server 2016. Via this way, Microsoft aims to provide more agility into the release model of BizTalk Server. The feature pack contains a lot of interesting features, of which the brand new Management & Operational API is an … Continue reading BTS 2016 Feature Pack 1 – Management & Operational API

BTS 2016 Feature Pack 1 – Scheduling capabilties

This post was originally published here. Recently, the product team released a first feature pack for BizTalk Server 2016. Via this way, Microsoft aims to provide more agility into the release model of BizTalk Server. The feature pack contains a lot of new and interesting features, of which the new scheduling capabilities is an important … Continue reading BTS 2016 Feature Pack 1 – Scheduling capabilties

BTS 2016 Feature Pack 1 – Continuous deployment walkthrough

This post was originally publshed here. Recently, the product team released a first feature pack for BizTalk Server 2016. Via this way, Microsoft aims to provide more agility into the release model of BizTalk Server. The feature pack contains a lot of new and interesting features, of which the automated deployment from VSTS is probably … Continue reading BTS 2016 Feature Pack 1 – Continuous deployment walkthrough

Boost your BizTalk performance with redis cache

This post was originally published here. A real life example of how redis caching improved the performance of a large scale BizTalk messaging platform significantly. With some colleagues of Codit, we’re working on a huge messaging platform between organizations, which is built on top of Microsoft BizTalk Server. One of the key features we must … Continue reading Boost your BizTalk performance with redis cache

Troubleshooting SSL client certificate issue on IIS

This post was orignally published here. Some months ago, I was asked for an intervention regarding a SSL client certificate issue. There was a problem related to the setup of transport security (SSL) of a WCF service hosted in IIS 7.0, using client certificates that are mapped to a local account. Let’s have a look. … Continue reading Troubleshooting SSL client certificate issue on IIS