The Challenge of SOAD

A major challenge establishing service orient architectures (SOA) and applications is how to design the right services in order to make them reusable and sustainable. A lot of questions have to be answered. For instance:

What are the service candidates?
What is the right service granularity?
Is it better to use a top-down or bottom-up approach?
etc, etc, …

Apart from . . . → Read More: The Challenge of SOAD

Biztalk Server Training Opportunity

From 1 until 5 August 2005 I’m giving another Biztalk Server Training at Pygmalion London.
The good news is that they are running a special offer on this course.
Book now and attend the course in August and you will receive 20% off the list price of the course.

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Biztalk 2006 Schedule

Biztalk Server 2006 will be launched together with Visual Studio .NET 2005 and SQL Server 2005 on 7th of November. The first beta will be available in about one month, that is beginning of August 2005.
That means only 3 months between beta and final version. Compared to Visual Studio.NET 2005 that”s a very . . . → Read More: Biztalk 2006 Schedule

Biztalk 2006 at a Glance

I’m currently working at Microsoft TechEd in Amsterdam. My focus is on Business Process Management and Biztalk technology. At the conference I have the opportunity to see and try most of the new Biztalk Server 2006 features. From what I’ve seen so far the next release will not introduce any major changes, but will bring a . . . → Read More: Biztalk 2006 at a Glance