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Pro BizTalk 2006 by Ahmed Metwally, George Dunphy

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Chapter 7. What the Maestro Needs to Know: Advanced Orchestration Concepts

Orchestrations are series of ordered operations or transactions that implement a business process. To interact with entities outside the boundaries of this business process, orchestrations can use send or receive ports. You can performtransactions in parallel, execute business rules from within orchestrations, call complex logic in managed .NET assemblies, or call and start other orchestrations. They are by far the most powerful tool in a BizTalk architect's tool belt. To perform complex routing in BizTalk or do any process automation work, you need to use orchestrations.

What an Orchestration Is

BizTalk orchestrations are used to visually model workflows and provide the ...

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