BizTalk + Event log = angry admins

So, I got a bone to pick up with the developers out there. This is how you use the event log. There are “three types” of BizTalk people (let’s skip architects etc.). BizTalk Developer, Administrators/Operators and DevOps. I’m not saying I’m perfect (none of us are, but I’ve seen my fair share of mistakes, errors and messed up environments, and I’ve done a few of them myself).

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Registry script to get your server familiar with BizTalk

We all know the fact that window servers are not configured out-of-the-box to work like charm for BizTalk. When you install a BizTalk environment you need to tell the server that it is not going to act like a normal server. It’s going to be hammered!

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Missing MSVCP100.dll during BizTalk 2013 installation

I’ve seen some problems during configuration of BizTalk 2013, specially when I’m running in on all new hardware. BizTalk 2013, and Windows Server 2012. One of the usual show stoppers is the missing MSCVCP100.dll. This file is a part of the Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package.

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BizTalk Summit London MArch 3rd – 4th!

March 3rd and 4th will be the biggest BizTalk Summit in Europe this year. With over 12 Integration MVP Speakers from all over the world. I can personally say that you will never get this many technical community leaders in one room and on stage ever again.

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2013 recap! What happend?

I’ve had the grudge to write this blog post, you may ask why and I’ll tell you. So much happened last year I don’t even know where to start… But I’ll try.

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BizTalk Configuration: Failed adding the FILE Adapter

Have you seen this error during configuration? I have! The group configured smoothly but the runtime keeps failing?

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BizTalk Server 2013 Developer edition is available!

Hello!

As you all know there has been a lot of questions regarding BizTalk Server 2013 Developer edition, if you have an MSDN Subscription you can download it, it’s available!

BizTalk 2013 Developer Edition

According to Microsoft there will be a release of BizTalk Server 2013 for a developer without MSDN and the fee for it will be around $50. There is no information around this yet.

 

 

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Announcing: BizTalk Helper Beta

Hello People!

Sharing is knowledge, ey?

I’ve been working on a tool for a long time. I still have a bunch of ideas of what to bring into it. Currently I have health checks in it.

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A month dedicated to integration!

September is definitely dedicated to the integration and BizTalk. There are a few events you shouldn’t miss!

First off is a huge event in the UK, after that the well known Innovation Days are located in Stavanger, Norway.

September 11th – The Hybrid Organisation

This event is put together by the community and Microsoft UK. ITs a whole week dedicated for Azure however September 11 is all about integration and the integration space!

Michael Stephenson and Saravana Kumar have put a lot of effort into this and they have a set of really good speakers:

You can read more, and sign up this event on Eventbrite.

September 25-26th - Bouvet BizTalk Innovation Days

To repeat the success from last year the community driven Innovation Days are hitting Stavanger again. This year bringing in a total of 6 MVPs

  • Saravana Kumar
  • Steef-Jan Wiggers
  • Nino Crudele
  • Sandro Pereira
  • Kent Weare
  • Tord Glad Nordahl
  • + surprise

You can read more or sign up here.

Unfortunately I cannot attend the event in the UK, but I sure hope to see you in Stavanger this year!

 

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Bouvet BizTalk Innovation Days 2013

It’s that time again when we are announcing that the community driven event “BizTalk Innovation Event” once again will come to Norway. This year Bouvet I the main sponsor again and the webpage is already up and running and registration is officially open!

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