BizTalk Server natively promotes an asynchronous messaging pattern and readily embraces an event-driven architecture. What BizTalk adds to the standalone WCF patterns we've seen earlier is the injection of a message broker. This middle layer loosely couples the enterprise systems on both ends of the service call while enabling a new set of messaging capabilities not available in standard service implementations.
Consuming asynchronous services from within BizTalk Server is an especially straightforward task. However, the huge caveat is that BizTalk Server 2013 cannot typically execute WCF services whose
isOneWay flag is set to
true. Wait, so doesn't that mean that BizTalk ...