Browsing All Posts published on »April, 2010«

Leveraging Exchange 2007 Web Services to Find Open Conference Rooms

April 23, 2010


Do you enjoy trying to find free conference rooms for meetings?  If you do, you’re probably a psycho who eats puppies.  I work at the headquarter campus of a large company with dozens upon dozens of buildings.  Apparently the sole function of my company is to hold meetings since it’s easier to find Hoffa’s body […]

How Do You Figure Out the Cost of Using the Azure AppFabric Service Bus?

April 14, 2010


So the Windows Azure platform AppFabric was recently launched into production and made available for commercial use.  For many of us, this meant that Azure moved from “place to mess around with no real consequences” to “crap, I better figure out what this is going to cost me.”  I’ve heard a few horror stories of […]

Debatching Inbound Messages from BizTalk WCF SQL Adapter

April 8, 2010


A few years back now (sheesh, that long already??) I wrote a post about debatching messages from the classic BizTalk SQL adapter.  Since that time, we’ve seen the release of the new and improved WCF-based SQL adapter.  You can read about the new adapter in a sample chapter of my book posted on the Packt […]

Testing Service Oriented Solutions

April 6, 2010


A few days back, the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon released a new paper called Testing in Service-Oriented Environments.  This report contained 65 different SOA testing tips and I found it to be quite insightful.  I figured that I’d highlight the salient points here, and solicit feedback for other perspectives on this topic. […]

Interview Series: Four Questions With … Udi Dahan

April 1, 2010


Welcome to the 19th interview in my series of chats with thought leaders in the “connected technologies” space.  This month we have the pleasure of chatting with Udi Dahan.  Udi is a well-known consultant, blogger, Microsoft MVP, author, trainer and lead developer of the nServiceBus product.  You’ll find Udi’s articles all over the web in […]


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