The road ahead for Microsoft Integration

Traditional Integration will be taken over by the cloud. I will tell you why! I have worked in the Microsoft space for over a decade, predominantly with BizTalk and other integration technologies. I have noticed recently that the role of BizTalk is slowly moving towards the backend enabling systems (legacy) to expose their data. However,…


The Microsoft Integration Stack Today!

The Microsoft Integration Stack is not an official acronym for a set of products, services and technology set by Microsoft. However, Microsoft offers a collection of products, services and technology targeted for integration. BizTalk Server is a messaging product with a wide range of connectivity options by its rich adapter set, powerful transformation capabilities and…


The Future of BizTalk

Currently we as BizTalk Wiki Ninja’s are assembling and creating an eBook containing a subset of all the articles published on the TechNet Wiki. As an introduction to this eBook I have been asked to write a foreword. In this foreword I will look into the future from my perspective. BizTalk Server has been around…


Integration and the TechNet Wiki

Last couple of years I have blogged on the TechNet Wiki blog about integration and BizTalk in general. The scope of integration has broadened with the emerge of the cloud. Integration is not limited to the on premise domain. Nowadays it includes the cloud and devices. A global research and advisory firm Forester reported recently…


Top Contributors Awards!! Office 365, Azure BizTalk, Avengers beating Gurus, Project Server 2013 via PowerShell, and CALLING ALL GURUS, your WIKI needs YOU!!!

Welcome back for another analysis of contributions to TechNet Wiki over the last week. First up, the weekly leader board snapshot…   TAT rules the contributions this week, pushing the regular names into the distance, congrats Elguc!! And a big glut of new articles by Alan, leading the "created" charts!   As always, here are…

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Microsoft Integration Daily and TechNet Wiki Blog

As a followup to Sandro's recent post on social media and the TechNet Wiki I like to discuss another social media channel. This is channel is Paper li. This online service enables you to monitor content and topics on the web. By creating an account with this service you can start configuring what you like…


TechNet Wiki BizTalk Server Year Overview: New versions, contributors and content

2013 has been a successful year for the BizTalk Server product. The 8th release of the product called BizTalk Server 2013 was released in April 2013. It was a major release of the product with enhancements, innovation and improvements. The most important aspect of this release was the cloud alignment providing connectivity with the cloud…


TNWiki Article Spotlight - Provisioning Windows Azure BizTalk Services - GA

Hello and welcome everybody to our TNWiki Article Spotlight on Tuesday. My last two times I spent some time talking about Windows Azure HDInsight. Today I want to focus on another cool Windows Azure service – BizTalk Services. Just three days ago Steef-Jan created an article which walks you through the first steps to get…

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TNWiki Article Spotlight - Getting Started with the Windows Azure HDInsight Emulator

Hello and welcome everybody to our TNWiki Article Spotlight on Tuesday. Two weeks ago we talked about how you can get started with Microsoft’s Hadoop implementation for Windows Azure, Windows Azure HDInsight. Today I want to take the next step. From time to time I have a look at the Microsoft Web Platform Installer to…

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