Chapter 4. Orchestrations

In This Chapter

Orchestration Designer

Dehydration and rehydration

Correlations

Convoys

Transactions

Persistence Points

Exception Handling

Debugging

In a BizTalk solution, you can get pretty far with schemas, maps, pipelines, and artifacts like receive ports, send ports, and so on. This is called a messaging-only solution. Sometimes, however, you either need to use a more complex process to be able to do things to incoming messages that you cannot do with a messaging-only solution, or sometimes you actually have a business-defined business process that you want to digitalize. This is what orchestrations can do for you.

A business process can be the process that takes place when a sales order arrives, ...

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