Tuesday, June 30, 2009



WCF is the technology where can be used in .net. But we can also create a class library, windows service and web service using this technology.

This would almost going to work as like the existing .net technologies.

~ Gangadhar Kotu

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Microsoft Virtual Labs

BizTalk Server
Here is the URL for all the Microsoft Virtual Labs: http://technet.microsoft.com/hi-in/bb467605(en-us).aspx

TechNet Virtual Labs for IT Professional: BizTalk Server
Microsoft BizTalk Server is a business process management server that enables companies to automate and optimize business processes. Building on Microsoft Windows Server System and the Microsoft .NET Framework, Microsoft BizTalk Server delivers an integrated, interoperable, extensible, and security-enhanced e-business solution that enables companies to connect information, systems, people, and processes.
The labs in this series build upon each other to give a top to bottom experience of Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006.
URL: http://technet.microsoft.com/hi-in/bb499037(en-us).aspx

TechNet Virtual Labs for Developers: BizTalk Server
Test drive BizTalk Server and learn how you can extend, enhance, and customize your applications to meet business requirements. BizTalk Server 2009 builds on earlier releases by expanding support for the latest Microsoft application platform technologies, including Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008. It also provides new and updated connectors/adapters to business applications, enhanced RFID capabilities, support for RFID standards such as Tag Data Translation (TDT), EPC Information Services Standard (EPCIS) and Low Level Reader Protocol (LLRP), enhanced Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) capabilities and improved Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) delivered through Visual Studio Team System 2008.
URL: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/virtuallabs/aa740373.aspx

** It requires to install an ActiveX control "Virtual Server VRMC Advance Control".

If anybody wants to prepare a machine for BizTalk server, you can get the installation guide here.

~ Gangadhar Kotu