יום שבת, ספטמבר 6, 2008
BizTalk Server2009, "OSLO" and .NET Due to expected “collision”, BizTalk2006 R3 (BizTalk Server 2006 R3 Announced) development was integrated into the BizTalk2009 development. Some of us might have suspected that already from the Is there a new logo for the IT Products in Microsoft? post a while ago. As such, we should summarize the current situation: Where We Are Now BizTalk 2006 R2 Service Oriented Architecture and Web Services Enhanced support for messaging based on Web services ...
יום ראשון, אוגוסט 10, 2008
BizTalk / Moss Virtualization Issues BizTalk Ok, lets start with this one, just because it was left alone in recent days ;) BizTalk has a final release approval regarding virtualization on Hyper-V. for those who don’t know: “Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, the next-generation hypervisor-based server virtualization technology, allows you to make the best use of your server hardware investments by consolidating multiple server roles as separate virtual machines (VMs) running on a single physical machine.” ...
יום רביעי, אפריל 23, 2008
BizTalk Server 2006 R3 Announced Today, Steve Martin announced in his post BizTalk Server Platform Updates a few details about the next version of BizTalk2006 (that will be available in early 2009) Called BizTalk Server 2006 R3. It seems that once SQL Server 2008 becomes generally available, an updated version of BizTalk Server 2006 is expected to be released. BizTalk Server 2006 R3 is designed for Windows Server 2008, the .NET Framework 3.5, Visual Studio 2008, and SQL Server 2008. new investments in the release include: New web service...
יום שני, אפריל 14, 2008
BizTalk Best Practice Analyzer v1.1 RTM The BizTalk Server 2006 Best Practices Analyzer performs configuration-level verification by reading and reporting only. The Best Practices Analyzer gathers data from different information sources, such as Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) classes, SQL Server databases, and registry entries. The Best Practices Analyzer uses the data to evaluate the deployment configuration. The Best Practices Analyzer does not modify any system settings, and is not a self-tuning tool. Download from here
יום שישי, פברואר 29, 2008
Webcast: ESB Guidance - Prerequisites, Install, Config and ESB Portal
Overview The Microsoft ESB Guidance provides architectural guidance, patterns, practices, and a set of BizTalk Server and .NET components to simplify the development of an Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) on the Microsoft platform and to allow Microsoft customers to extend their own messaging and integration solutions.
Audience Requirements The Microsoft ESB Guidance is intended for developers working with Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 and who build solutions that leverage the Service Oriented Architecture pattern. To take full advantage of the Microsoft ESB Guidance, developers should possess knowledge and experience working with...
יום רביעי, פברואר 20, 2008
Microsoft BizTalk Server Operations Guide Microsoft BizTalk Server Operations Guide provides detailed information for planning a BizTalk Server environment, as well as recommendations and best practices for configuring, testing, maintaining, monitoring, and optimizing this environment.
The documents can be downloaded here.
יום שלישי, ינואר 29, 2008
ESB Guidance Architects User Group Presentation PPT First, I have to admit that I have enjoyed my self. Knowing that about 150 people have registered just added to my confidence that I have to do my best on this lecture. Ok, the file we have all been waiting for can be downloaded from here The file contains the PPTX and VSD ( of the ESB Guidance schema ) The architecture is ripe and ready for use in PROD environment. enjoy =)
יום שישי, נובמבר 30, 2007
.NET Framework 4.0 = "BizTalk/SOA Express Framework" ? Ok, let me first say that this is MY OWN current mashup ! Well lets look at the current status: In the year 2005, Microsoft have released the .NET Framework 2.0. In it was the FREE ( as opposed to the "you have to buy" ) products: ASP.NET 2.0 WebParts, ASP.NET 2.0 Memebership provider (a "Forms Authentication component") and SqlServer Express 2005 = what you got is the ability to write you own "SharePoint 2005 Express Edition", great no ? In the year 2006, Microsoft have released the .NET Frameowrk...
יום שבת, ספטמבר 29, 2007
Single sign-on (SSO) is a method of access control that enables a user to authenticate once and gain access to the resources of multiple software systems.
As you can see from the definition the Method helps in the Authentication Level, not in the Authorization Level, which is a completely different level.
The basic occurrence, thus most common, is in one of the following:
a homogeneous IT infrastructure
a single user entity authentication scheme exists
a user database is centralized
In short where a user credentials is stored on a LDAP Database, Like Active Directory, or on a Rational Database, like ASP.NET Membership provider DB, for user...