Microsoft BizTalk Server 2016

The BizTalk Server 2016 is officially available. The following important features are also available from Microsoft BizTalk Server 2016:

  • Platform Alignment – SQL 2016, Windows Server 2016, Office-2016, and Visual Studio 2015. BizTalk Server 2016 supports the following Microsoft platforms:
    • 2015 Visual Studio
    • Windows Server 2016
    • 2016 SQL Server
    • Office-2016
  • BizTalk supports SQL 2016 AlwaysOn Availability Groups:
    • Use on both on-premise and Azure IaaS virtual machines
    • Uses production workloads
    • Provides high availability (HA) for solutions in Microsoft Azure.
  • Closer integration between BizTalk Server and API ports to enable BizTalk Server to connect cloud connectors such as SalesForce.Com and O365 more easily.
  • Numerous improvements:
    • Improved SFTP adapters
    • Improved WCF NetTcpRelay Adapter with SAS support
    • WCF SAP adapter based on NCo (. NET Library)
    • SHA2 support
  • The following properties are marked as outdated or removed:
    • RFID Mobile: has been removed without replacement
    • RFID Server: has been removed without replacement
    • SharePoint SSOM/Web Service adapter: has been removed, use the Client Side Object Model (CSOM) option
    • SOAP Adapter: has been deprecated. New adapter is WCF-BasicHttp
    • Native SQL Adapter: has been marked as deprecated. New Adapter is WCF-based SQL in BizTalk Adapter Pack
    • UDDI: has been removed without replacement