Introduction

World's leading integration tool with full support of new feature introducing Microsoft BizTalk Server 2020. On January 15th 2020, Microsoft announced the release of BizTalk Server 2020. Whole community world was excited to see the new set of features that got shipped in this product release and here we are with beginning of a new era!

What are the new features?

There are many new features released with BizTalk Server 2020, let’s have a look at some of the new features:

Feature Description
Support for newer platforms - Visual Studio 2019 (Enterprise and Professional editions are supported)
- Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows 10
- SQL Server 2019, SQL Server 2017, SQL Server 2016 SP2
- Office 2019, Office 2016
Management APIs Manage your environment remotely using the new REST APIs with full Swagger support.
Advanced Scheduling New and improved scheduling capabilities in Adapters.
Backup to Azure Blob Storage When deploying BizTalk Server to Azure VMs, you can backup BizTalk Server databases to Azure blob storage.
Transport Layer Security 1.2 Securely deploy BizTalk Server using industry-standard TLS 1.2 authentication and encryption.
API Management Publish Orchestration endpoints using Azure API Management, enabling organizations to publish APIs to external, partner and internal developers to unlock the potential of their data and services. 

For all the latest updates on the new features to be included. Refer the Doc page: What's New in BizTalk Server 2020

Deprecated & Removed features;

Some features of the product are deprecated or removed from the product. Let's have a look:

Program Status Replacement
Samples  Removed  Removed from BizTalk Server installation
POP3 and SMTP adapters Deprecated Office 365 adapters
Support for ACS authentication in adapters Removed  SAS authentication 
SOAP adapter Deprecated WCF-BasicHttp Adapter
Old SQL adapter Removed WCF-SQL Adapter
BAM Portal Deprecated None 
WCF-NetTcpRelay adapter Deprecated None 
JDE OneWorld adapter Deprecated  None

We can find the complete list of deprecated & removed features here.

Editions Overview

BizTalk Server 2020 offers four editions:

Edition Description
Enterprise Edition Customers with enterprise level requirements for high volume, reliability and availability 
Standard Edition  Organizations with moderate volume and deployment scale requirements
Branch Edition  For hub and spoke deployment scenarios
Developer Edition For testing and development use in conjunction with any of the above three editions

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We can check BizTalk Server 2020 Licensing details here, Download Licensing Datasheet

References

See Also

Another important place to find an extensive amount of BizTalk related articles is the TechNet Wiki itself. The best entry point is BizTalk Server Resources on the TechNet Wiki.