April 2009 Entries

More Haste Less Speed - BizTalk Builds

I know it's never a good idea to try and "rush" a build but I did just that the other day and fell victim to unexpected behaviour on the part of the BizTalk admin console. A critical defect had been found in a BizTalk map and a new release had to be deployed ASAP. Ordinarily all of our BizTalk builds are run through a script - nothing fancy (yet!), just using batch files and BTSTask. However, because I only needed to deploy one of the BizTalk apps in a single MSI I chose to right-click and select ......