Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) provides real-time business intelligence by capturing data as it flows through a business system. By using BAM, you can monitor a business process in real time and generate alerts when the business process needs human intervention. Although many vendors, including IBM and Oracle, sell BAM solutions, this book focuses on the Microsoft BAM tools. Microsoft’s BAM is a feature of Microsoft BizTalk Server that was first introduced in BizTalk Server 2004. The current version of BAM is a flexible infrastructure that captures data from Microsoft’s full line of service-oriented architecture (SOA) offerings: Windows Communication ...

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