With the latest release of a BizTalk administration white paper by Tord G. Nordahl the story of running and maintaining BizTalk is complete. Through BizTalk360 site you can obtain the white paper: Proactively keep an eye on health of your Microsoft BizTalk Server Environments. This paper will you learn how to pro-actively avoid some of the scenarios like unplanned downtime, data loss or crippled BizTalk environments.
Then there is of course another white paper which you can download from BizTalk360 site called: BizTalk Monitoring Solutions white paper by Kent Weare. With this paper you can learn the differences and similarities between two of best BizTalk monitoring tools available today: System Center Operation Manager and BizTalk360.
That is not all as Jeroen Hendriks owner of BizTalkAdminsblogging has wrote a paper called: How to Properly Administer and Operate a BizTalk Server Infrastructure.
And finally there is a white paper created by myself and released last December: Supportability and operations of Microsoft BizTalk Server. The white paper discusses supportability of BizTalk Server. Something you should be thinking of when setting up a BizTalk environment or when your current environment lacks or needs improvement in that aspect.
With all these papers in hand you should be able to properly setup your BizTalk support process, monitoring and procedures. All of us in a certain way colloborated together on these papers together with experts from the field like Saravana Kumar, Sandro Perreira, Hendrik Roth, Alexander Thue, Erik Thue, and Nino Crudele. Nino also has an excellent paper out through BizTalk360 called: BizTalk Server Assessment and Architecture Review.
To conclude your BizTalk administration story can be made complete if you follow up and apply what has been written in these papers. With the wealth of all the information, hints and tips your BizTalk environment should be healthy 24/7!
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