Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) is a feature of BizTalk Server and allows users to monitor and analyze data from business process information sources
in real time. BAM is a collection of tools/components that allows users to manage aggregations, alerts, and profiles to monitor relevant business metrics (called Key Performance Indicators,
KPI). Business can have with usage of BAM end-to-end visibility into their processes, providing accurate information about the status and results of various operations, processes
and transactions enabling them to address problem areas and resolve issues within their business. One of components is BAM portal where various BAM views can be observed and monitored. This guide provides a collection of resources to aid in deployment of BAM
in your BizTalk environment, developing solutions and supporting BAM and its solutions.
To install BAM it is best practice to follow the installation guide, the following resources provide locations of guides and how to configure BAM, resolve possible issues:
To develop a BAM solution you will need to have BAM features from BizTalk media, and Microsoft Office Excel installed. The following resources can be useful, when it comes to developing the BAM solutions:
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.