MEA Services upcoming events schedule

I am very happy to announce that we have started an initiative to present and share MEA services experience more with the public community. As a starting point we have prepared a list of upcoming webcasts that you can attend to gain more in-depth information about Microsoft products and technologies. Learn how Microsoft services team…

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Using an IIS hosted MEX endpoint with an in-process WCF receive location in BizTalk Server

Introduction Receiving messages and requests using WCF endpoints and receive locations is a very well-known practice that is used in many BizTalk integration projects. These WCF services can be either a published orchestration or using specific input and output schemas. In any of these there are two known messaging patterns that can be used either…

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What to Consider When Creating SQL Server Database Migration Plan?

Introduction SQL Server Migration is the process of stirring a previous implementation of SQL Server to a newer version, different location (or both) due to  a strategic decision (such as SQL Server Consolidation). In this post I’m trying to highlight some of the important aspects that we need to consider Before, During & After having…

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Recommended Practices – Service bus for Windows server

introduction In my prior post, I have listed some of the APIs that you can use for developing applications where PubSub pattern fits well. In this one, I will give talk little bit more in detail about one of which is Service bus for Windows server and then share some practical guidance. Body We are…

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Developing Connected Applications aligned with Observer Design Pattern

Introduction In this post, I will briefly explain Observer design pattern, its use cases and implementations for enterprise, Phone, and Windows store platforms. Observer, introduced in the book named ‘Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software’ by Gang of Four, is a behavioral design pattern that provides a loosely coupled messaging to one or many…

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Microsoft Windows Multi-Site Failover Cluster Best Practices

Windows Server 2012 Multi-Site Failover Cluster is one of High Availability and disaster recovery solutions, although Windows Server 2012 Multi-Site Failover Cluster installation is very straightforward similar to single site Failover Cluster, however there is no consolidated public documentation that describe Multi-Site Failover Cluster in details showing best practices or implementation recommendations, so in this…

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MEA Apps of the Month–Nov 2013

In this blog post series I will share MEA Applications of the month for Microsoft Windows 8 (W8) Devices, Windows Phone 8 (WP8) Devices and Xbox, these applications were selected by real application users, you will find a short description about each application as a why question this application was selected, then from where you…

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