There is a nice little SFTP adapter for BizTalk on CodePlex http://www.codeplex.com/SftpAdapter/. I have been trying this out for a couple of days and it works quite nicely. I have been using freeSSHd as SFTP server and WinScp as a client to see that the SFTP functionality works. WinScp comes with PuttyGen for generating key pairs for authentication and there are a couple of guides on the web which offer clues as to how this […] Read more »
Is EDA the way to go?
I have been reading a lot about Event Driven Architecture (EDA) in relation to SOA recently and while the ideas are very interesting and the benefits are alluring it adds an additional complexity and uncertainty to the overall behaviour. Two good articles on EDA are http://martinfowler.com/eaaDev/EventCollaboration.html and http://eaipatterns.com/docs/EDA.pdf From my view the main problem is that when implementing a business process that spans several services (for example entity services) we do not generally want the […] Read more »