BizTalk


BizTalk (short name for the Microsoft BizTalk Server software architecture model) was created by Microsoft and it is used to manage and automate business processes.  

Advantages

  • Many solutions can be developed in a relatively short time
  • Maintenance is easy to conduct
  • It's easy to update
  • The Retry Mechanism feature allows the client to properly handle the case when a service is down
  • It has support for multi-server environments
  • BizTalk contains tools like SSO (Single Sign-On), BRE (Business Rules Engine) and BAM (Business Activity Monitoring)
  • It has a major release approximately each 18 months
  • Supports the x.509 certificate
  • It doesn't require any 3rd party software as a prerequisite

Disadvantages

  • It runs only on Microsoft / Intel platforms
  • The repository is working only with Microsoft SQL Server
  • In order to be used in servers with 8-32 processors, it requires an OEM purchase of Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter
  • The recovery and backups must be done manually
  • BizTalk doesn’t have integrated importing & exporting, so this must be done through SQL

Components

  • Receive port
  • Adapters
  • Pipeline
  • MessageBox
  • Subscribers
  • Send port
  • Orchestration

Development tools

  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2008
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2012
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2013

Versions 

  • BizTalk Server 2000
  • BizTalk Server 2002
  • BizTalk Server 2004
  • BizTalk Server 2006
  • BizTalk Server 2006 R2
  • BizTalk Server 2009
  • BizTalk Server 2010
  • BizTalk 2013 (first version to work with Visual Studio 2012 and Microsoft .NET 4.5)
  • BizTalk 2013 R2 (First version to work with Visual Studio 2013 and Microsoft .NET 4.5.1)



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