Looking for WCF performance counters in BTS06R2?

Quit looking! They’re not there. Bummer! The only counters available are those available for the Receive Locations running in the in-process hosts. There are *no* counters available for the BizTalk Server 2006 R2 WCF Send Adapters. For more information: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb743622.aspx. [ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | … [Read more…]

Stress Testing BizTalk – Tips

I’ve been involved in designing and documenting a 5-day stress test for a customer and wanted to share a couple of findings and tips with the community. First of all: LoadGen is proving itself again and again! The documentation is not quite complete and accurate (and most samples I’ve seen in blogs are just not working – … [Read more…]

Microsoft acquired Covast B2B technology

On May 1st, Microsoft officially announced that they have acquired Covast B2B technology to incorporate it in a next version of BizTalk Server. See Steven Martin’s (Director of Marketing for the Connected Systems Division at Microsoft) blog post  http://blogs.msdn.com/stevemar/archive/2008/05/01/enhancements-to-biztalk-b2b-functionality.aspx for the details on the deal. As the CTO and co-founder of Covast and the architect of the technology, I’m … [Read more…]