July 2014

BTS Scheduled Task Adapter – Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.BizTalk.Scheduler’

By |2014-08-09T22:17:37+00:00July 23rd, 2014|BizTalk|

Ive recently been working with the scheduled task adapter and BizTalk 2013 and there was an interesting but unusual scenario. When I build the first developer machine in a lab it all worked fine and the adapter was performing as expected.  When I build the build server I got the following error when the build ran. Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.BizTalk.Scheduler, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35' or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified. [...]

Why use Service Bus Relay now I have Hybrid Connections?

By |2014-08-09T22:18:43+00:00July 7th, 2014|BizTalk|

With the recent announcement of the release of the BizTalk Hybrid Connections feature one of the first things that many people think is that Hybrid Connections sounds very similar to Azure Service Bus Relay.  While they conceptually sound very similar there are some important differences too.  The obvious question then becomes “why do I need service bus relay when I have hybrid connections”. Before we get into that question lets take a quick high level look at each [...]