Monday, February 16, 2009

[200] What is Oslo and What is Dublin

: is the codename for Microsoft’s forthcoming modeling platform, this platform is a set of technical investments that aim to significantly simplify designing, building, managing and scaling service-oriented and composite applications that can span from the enterprise to the Internet.

Dublin: is an application server which offer out of the box scalability and provides a centralized management, and will extend Internet Information Services (IIS) to provide a standard host for applications that use workflow or communications. it's almost a BizTalk server without Message Box, BizTalk is an integration Server while Dublin is an Application Server. Dublin will provide a content base message and message base correlation and forwarding services it will use the same BizTalk Adapters and any custom adapter will be available for both BizTalk and the incoming product Dublin. Dublin will host stateful workflow applications and it will be fully supported by Oslo. Dublin will first become available after the release of the .NET Framework 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010.

Sunday, February 15, 2009

[200] How to Install the Oracle Client for Oracle BizTalk Adapter

If you are trying to use Microsoft BizTalk adapter for Oracle database, then you MUST install the Oracle Client before operating the Microsoft BizTalk Adapter for Oracle.

Steps to Install the Oracle Client:

1- Locate Oracle Client install directory, and run setup.exe

2- Wait few seconds until a console windows appear.

3- Accept Welcome Screen, and click Next

4- From the installation type, select Custom

5- From Available Product Components, select “Oracle Windows Interface” Components: select the following


6- Accept Installation Summary page and click Install

7-Wait until the installing the oracle components

8- On End of Installation page click Exit