Partitioning the BizTalk solution

The structure of a BizTalk solution can be critical to its success and ease the development, deployment, and maintenance efforts required over its lifetime. In the years I have been developing BizTalk solutions, I have happened upon many tips that make the process much easier and many are related to solution structure and the build/deployment process. This section will describe some of these tips in detail and provide guidance for architects and developers.

In the context of a BizTalk solution, structure carries the dual role of enforcing the isolation of components through separation of concerns/loose coupling and organizing artifacts into manageable pieces that can allow for varying rates of change. A poor solution ...

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