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OSB : Pipeline Alerts & Statistics

Introduction Sometimes the standard dashboards to monitor your OSB environment aren’t enough or suited to some of your business requirements You wish you could export or access the raw data behind the reports. Using the standard WLST and WLDF tools from Oracle you can easily...
OSB : Pipeline Alerts & Statistics

NServicebus V4.0 Release

A new version of NServicebus ( V4.0 ) was released on July 11, 2013.  There are many changes in this release of NServiceBus. Too many to describe them all individually. You can find the full release notes on the following link.  Major highlights: Until V3.3, MSMQ was the main...
NServicebus V4.0 Release

BizTalk Health Email Alerting Part 2: Dehydrated Instances

In this multipart serie of blogposts, I will try to give some examples to keep an eye on the monitoring of BizTalk, without having the need to log on to the environment. Emails will be sent to specific users about certain information. The second part...
BizTalk Health Email Alerting Part 2: Dehydrated Instances

Use Oracle BPM 11g PS6 to quickstart your business processes

With the latest release of Oracle BPM (PS6) a new feature was added which will bring a smile to the face of many business users. WebForms will allow basically anyone with a little IT background to create a matching user interface for simple business processes....
Use Oracle BPM 11g PS6 to quickstart your business processes

How to load a more recent Bouncy Castle stack in a webMethods v8.2 Integration Server

A standard installation of the webMethods v8.2 Integration Server comes with an older version of the Bouncy Castle stack. When scanning the related file system you find following artifacts:  <IS-HOME>/WS-Stack/lib/bcprov-jdk15-140.jar  <IS-HOME>/common/lib/ext/bcprov-jdk14.jar Comparing these items with the deliverables available on http://www.bouncycastle.org/latest_releases.html reveals that the version used...
How to load a more recent Bouncy Castle stack in a webMethods v8.2 Integration Server

Visual Studio Unit testing: URI formats are not supported

Last week I tried to execute some Unit Test in a C# Test project on Visual Studio 2010 (in relation to the daily BizTalk development work that I do).  Both options “Run Selection” and “Debug Selection” gave me the following error message “URI formats are not supported”....
Visual Studio Unit testing: URI formats are not supported

Basic scheduling on IBM Datapower

Performing scheduled actions is not the primary architectural purpose of the Datapower SOA Appliances, but sometimes it might come in handy to be able to perform a certain ‘batch’ task on a scheduled timing. As an example we take the situation at one of our...
Basic scheduling on IBM Datapower

BizTalk Health Email Alerting Part 1: Active Messages

In this multipart serie of blogposts, I will try to give some examples to keep an eye on the monitoring of BizTalk, without having the need to log on to the environment. Emails will be sent to specific users about certain information. This first part...
BizTalk Health Email Alerting Part 1: Active Messages

Messaging Battle

Thursday May 16, half of the i8c team gathered for the “Messaging Battle”. In our daily life, we typically work with Integration solutions (ESB‘s) and Message Oriented Middleware (MOM) from the same vendor. But as integration specialists we also encounter situations where we need to communicate...
Messaging Battle

Aspect oriented programming in TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks

TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks ActiveAspects Plug-in extends TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks by adding an Aspect Oriented Programming capability. This allows you to enhance your BW processes at deploy time while keeping the original BW process intact. The plug-in works by providing the developer a JAVA API that...
Aspect oriented programming in TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks

Hiding the secondary menu on a single page in Drupal

If you want to hide the secondary menu on a single page in Drupal, this doesn’t seem to be possible through the Administration web interface. You can disable all Secondary menus on your website, through the Appearance settings of your team (Appearance -> Settings ->...
Hiding the secondary menu on a single page in Drupal

Central Administration of TIBCO Enterprise Message Service (EMS)

In the summer of 2012, Tibco launched a new version of its messaging bus called Enterprise Message Service (EMS). TIBCO Enterprise Message Service lets applications consume or publish messages according to the Java Message Service (JMS) API. One of the new features, is the ability...
Central Administration of TIBCO Enterprise Message Service (EMS)