October 2009 Entries
Theres a really cool looking event coming up in the UK in early december.
There are also some great speakers
Check it out
Ive been having a few discussions with Christos Karras and Jason Hyland about Bizmonade over the last few days as a followup to some thoughts and questions i posted about Bizmonade. Christos has posted a response to some of my questions on the below link, and i must say i think his plan for Bizmonade looks really good and it should become an important tool in the biztalk development cycle. Check out his response here : http://www.nootaikok.com/20... ......
Just a reminder about the SBUG webcast on tuesday
Global 360 will be introducing themselves and looking for feedback on what topic members would like to see them present at the next full SBUG meeting
All the details are here: http://sbugminihelloglobal360.eventbrite.com/
There's been a few discussions going on recently with various colleagues and community members on the back of the SOA Manifesto announcement. In this discussions it made me think back to a year or so ago when I was watching some presentations about various SOA things. At the time there were discussions about why SOA was good, what it offered, why companies struggled with it and all of the usual stuff. At the time I was reflecting on things on the way home and was thinking you know SOA is really just ......
I've just been looking over Bizmonade which is a testing tool for testing BizTalk orchestrations in isolation from the BizTalk execution environment. It's similar in concept to BizMock however the implementation is different. The simple way to describe how BizMock is implemented is that it uses a custom adapter which allows you to manipulate the messaging around an orchestration which is executing within BizTalk. Bizmonade is different in that it creates a custom version of the XLANG Engine which ......
We had a situation last week where BizTalk really showed some of its value and it was nice to get some good feedback from one of the application service managers. I thought id share to brighten all of your days. So the situation was that we had a production incident where the volume of messages the BizTalk environment had been processing was well in excess of what had been performance tested. The performance tests had been done against assumptions for one of our processes which had been incorrect ......
Thanks to Jean-Pierre for a good SBUG event today, as discussed in the meeting below is some followup information Video The video from this session is available here: http://ukconnectedsystemsus... Forum/Q&A If anyone has a question about the video please add it to the below forum. http://sbug.org.uk/forums/p... Resources A number of useful links related to todays meeting: Terminator Tool: http://blogs.msdn.com/bizta... ......
Just a reminder that previous content from SBUG meetings is available from skydrive
This includes videos, presentations etc
Global 360 are a new partner who have joined the user group and have contributed a few interesting ideas and suggestions for the user group. The plan is at this short online meeting they will do a small introduction to who they are and what they do. From here we can suggest things that user group members would be interested in knowing more about and one of the Technical Architects from Global 360 will do a deep dive BPM session at a future SBUG event. Signup for the meeting at: http://sbugminihelloglobal3... ......
Jean-Pierre Auconie from the Microsoft EMEA BizTalk Team and the creator of the BizTalk Messagebox Viewer tool will be joining us for a web cast for the UK SOA/BPM User Group on 13th Oct 2009.
For SBUG members to register for this event please refer to: