Developing a parallel convoy solution

This recipe will go into implementing a parallel convoy. An example scenario where a parallel convoy can be applicable is when the order can only be shipped if the payment is approved and the stock-level has been verified. Payment comes from a financial system, while stock-level information comes from an inventory system. Both will publish their respective messages for a specific order before the order will get processed further.

Getting ready

Open Visual Studio 2010 to develop the parallel convoy. For reference, you can download the source code (BTS.Cookbook.ParallelConvoy) belonging to this chapter.

How to do it...

A parallel convoy can be implemented by performing the following steps:

  1. Create a new BizTalk Project ...

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