The BizTalk Benchmark Wizard (BBW) is a tool built by Mikael Håkansson and Ewan Fairweather. This tool is intended to validate a BizTalk installation.
The benchmark wizard performs load to BizTalk Server in relation to specific scenarios. During the execution of the test, counter information is collected and benchmarked against collected statistics relevant to your BizTalk Server environment. The following
resources can be used to download the tool, find guidance in usage and background information:
BizTalk MapperExtensions Functoid Wizard is a Custom Functoid Project Wizard for Visual Studio 2010. It allows you to create new Functoids project for BizTalk Server 2010 without having to create manually the project. Supports both C# and VB.NET.
The following resources can be used to download the tool, find guidance in usage and background information:
This tool is based on code of the SSO Configuration Application MMC Snap-In and it supplies capabilities to perform SSO actions via the commandline. With the tool you can Import, Export, Delete, List and view Details of SSO applications.
This tool build by Rudolf Henning automates the configuration of hosts, hosts instances, adapters and adapter handlers. This helps to configure the BizTalk environment quickly without all the manual steps usually needed. The following resources can be used
to download the tool, find guidance in usage and background information:
BizTalk Software Factory was created by
Jean-Paul Smit and is a community tool that helps BizTalk developers build consistent solutions. The following resources can be used to download the tool, find guidance in usage and background information:
Log parser is a powerful, versatile tool that provides universal query access to text-based data such as log files, XML files and CSV files, as well as key data sources on the Windows® operating system such as the Event Log, the Registry, the file system,
and Active Directory. You can find more information and download the tool:
This tool provides an instant on/off switch for the enterpriseLibrary.ConfigurationSource changes that the BizTalk ESB Toolkit makes to machine.config. It instantly comments out or uncomments the enterpriseLibrary.ConfigurationSource element in all machine.config
files (.NET 2.0/4.0 and x86/x64).
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Another important place to find a huge amount of BizTalk related articles is the TechNet Wiki itself. The best entry point is
BizTalk Server Resources on the TechNet Wiki.
I cannot think of anything tthat can be added. You have covered it all.
When do you find time to publish these posts?
I added a couple more i.e. SSO MMC Snap-In
A very useful article Steef Jan, thanks!
Another tool I like to use is the Orchestration Profiler. Although there is no release for 2010 yet a couple of configuration changes will get it working.
I would be very happy see what those changes are. For code coverage it would be nice to such tooling with BizTalk 2010.
I have documented the configuration changes on my blog
Here are two more tools:
BizTalk SSO Configuration Data Storage Tool
There on the list.
Thanks for this good post.
Can I suggest you two more tools ?
PowerShell Provider for BizTalk : http://psbiztalk.codeplex.com/, a great tool for IT to deploy and manage BizTalk through powershell.
And a tools like BizUnit :
WFTestDesign - wftestdesign.codeplex.com
This tools allow you to describe your test with the workflow foundation designer in Visual Studio. But for now, it's in beta and do less than BizUnit but give a User Interface to describe the test. I currently try to work again on this project to give it more functionnality.
If you want to add these tools on you list or just say what you're thinking about these tools.
And again, really great post!!
Hi Jérémie ,
I have included the PowerShell Provider for BizTalk under CodePlex projects topic. I have put your project there too.
The PowerShell Provider for BizTalk was already put under topic CodePlex projects where I included the WFTestDesign as well.