Pro BizTalk 2006 is a high-end resource that is based on real feedback from BizTalk developers. Authors George Dunphy and Ahmed Metwally are well known within the BizTalk community, and here they cover topics not discussed in other books, like performance tuning, scalability, and administration. This book also features examples of specific, real-world implementations.
Table of contents
- About the Authors
- About the Technical Reviewers
1. BizTalk in the Enterprise
- 1.1. What Is in the Toolkit
1.2. New BizTalk Solution Checklist
- 1.2.1. What Are the Teams' Current Core Skill Sets? What Skill Sets Will the Team Need to Attain?
- 1.2.2. What Are the Project Timelines? Will the Team Be Using BizTalk Exclusively to Decrease Development Time?
- 1.2.3. Is There Enough in the Budget to Implement BizTalk?
- 1.2.4. How Many Servers Are Required to Implement a BizTalk Solution?
- 1.2.5. How Much Custom Code Are You and Your Team Willing to Create? Would You Rather Use Completely Out-of-the-Box Functionality?
- 1.2.6. Is BizTalk Suited for the Application in Question?
- 1.2.7. Will Every Transaction in the System Need Monitoring? Will the Tracked Data Need Saving for Archiving Purposes?
- 1. BizTalk in the Enterprise
2. Starting a New BizTalk Project
- 2.1. Starting Preliminary Design
- 2.2. Creating Your Development Environment
- 2.3. Structuring and Integrating with Visual Studio
- 2.4. Organizing Artifacts in BizTalk 2006
- 2.5. Creating a Build-and-Integration Environment
- 2.6. BizTalk Assembly Naming and Versioning
- 2.7. BizTalk Naming Conventions
2. BizTalk Revealed
3. Thinking Inside the Box
- 3.1. Understanding the Message Bus
- 3.2. Using XML Namespaces
- 3.3. Tracking and Message Management
- 3.4. Handling Failed Messages and Errors
- 3.5. The BizTalk Management Database
- 3. Thinking Inside the Box
4. Pipelining and Components
- 4.1. Getting Started with Pipeline Development
- 4.2. Using BizTalk Framework 2.0 Reliable Messaging
- 4.3. Custom Components
- 4.4. Writing Your First Pipeline Component
- 4.5. Creating More Complex Pipeline Components
5. Pipeline Component Best Practices and Examples
- 5.1. Creating New Documents
- 5.2. Using BizTalk Streams
- 5.3. Pipeline Component Examples
- 5.4. Dealing with Extremely Large Messages
- 5.5. Dealing with Compressed Files
- 5.6. Using PGP
- 5.7. The Databased Disassembler
6. BizTalk Design Patterns and Practices
- 6.1. Implementing Dynamic Parallel Orchestrations
- 6.2. Handling Ordered Delivery
- 6.3. Building a Resequencing Aggregator
6.4. Editing and Resubmitting Suspended Messages
- 6.4.1. Strategy for Edit and Resubmit
- 6.4.2. Pulling Data from the Suspended Queue
- 6.4.3. Canonical Format
- 6.4.4. Clients for Editing the Message
- 6.4.5. Additional Workflow
- 6.4.6. Moving Correct Data Back into BizTalk
- 6.4.7. Sample Flows for Edit and Resubmit
- 6.4.8. Pseudo-Walkthrough to Perform Edits and Resubmits
6.5. Managing Exceptions in Orchestrations
- 6.5.1. The Exception Management Challenge
- 6.5.2. BizTalk Server 2006 Failed Message Routing As a Blueprint
- 6.5.3. Failed Orchestration Routing API for BizTalk 2006
- 6.5.4. Running the EAIProcess
- 6.5.5. Processing and Retrieving Messages and Exceptions from the Fault Message
- 6.5.6. Beyond the Next Horizon
7. What the Maestro Needs to Know: Advanced Orchestration Concepts
- 7.1. What an Orchestration Is
- 7.2. What the Orchestration Engine Provides
- 7.3. Do You Really Need an Orchestration?
- 7.4. Know Your Instruments (Shapes)
- 7.5. What Transactions Mean and Cost
- 7.6. Threading and Persistence
- 7.7. Correlation
- 7.8. Pitfalls of Orchestration Development
8. Playing By the Rules? Use the Business Rule Engine.
- 8.1. What Is a Business Rule Engine?
- 8.2. What Are Business Rules?
- 8.3. When to Use the BRE?
- 8.4. What Are the Artifacts That Constitute a Business Rule?
- 8.5. The Business Rule Composer
- 8.6. How Does the BRE Work?
- 8.7. Testing Business Rules
- 8.8. Going to Production
- 8.9. Executing Business Rules
3. You Mean You Aren't a Developer?
9. BizTalk Server 2006 Operations
- 9.1. Configuration and Management
- 9.2. Scalability and High Availability
- 9.3. Maintaining the BizTalk Group
9.4. Disaster Recovery
- 9.4.1. How Does BizTalk Log Shipping Work?
- 9.4.2. Configuring the Destination System for Log Shipping
- 9.4.3. BizTalk Group Disaster Recovery Procedures
- 9.4.4. BizTalk Runtime Server Disaster Recovery Procedures
- 9.4.5. Restore Procedures for BAS Site and Database
- 9.4.6. Restore Procedures for BAM
- 9.4.7. Restore Procedures for the Base EDI Adapter
- 9.4.8. Other Disaster Recovery Tasks
- 9.4.9. Related Non-BizTalk Application Disaster Recovery Procedures
- 9. BizTalk Server 2006 Operations
10. Deploying and Managing BizTalk Applications
- 10.1. BizTalk Applications
- 10.2. Important Deployment Artifacts
- 10.3. Deploying a BizTalk Solution
- 10.4. Administrative Tools
11. To Tune or Not to Tune? Nobody Should Ask That Question.
- 11.1. What You Should Do First
- 11.2. Where You Start
- 11.3. How to Tune Each Subsystem
- Title: Pro BizTalk 2006
- Release date: February 2008
- Publisher(s): Apress
- ISBN: 9781590596999
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