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Saravana Kumar

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Saravana kumar, MCAD (Charter member), MCTS (BizTalk 2004/2006), MCTS (Windows/Web/Distributed App for .NET 2.0), MCPD Enterprise App Developer for .NET 2.0.

Saravana has been working with BizTalk Server since the first product release early in 2001, and has over 10 years experience in architecture, design, and development of mission critical systems focusing mainly on Microsoft Technologies.

He is very passionate about upcoming Microsoft technologies. In year 2005 he won the Connected Systems Developer competition under MCP category for designing and building SQL Service Broker Management Studio 2005.

Currently, Saravana is an independent consultant focused solely on Microsoft based integration solutions using BizTalk Server. Microsoft recently published his white paper Understanding Design-Time Properties for Custom Pipeline Components in BizTalk Server. He also founder and owner of
BizTalk - Strange Exception Messages and Corresponding Fixes.
BizTalk Services. How does Identity Service and Connectivity service fit together.
Data Tracking and Activity (DTA) Architecture
BizTalk Developers, have you enabled DTA Purge and Archive (BizTalkDTADb) SQL job on your development machine?
Detect CLR version under which your BizTalk service is running.
BizTalk Map - Suppress Element if Attribute is not required.
Are you going to create new schema (.xsd file) from existing one? Here is the quick tip for BizTalk beginners.
Orchestration - Handle SOAP Exception and deal with Suspended (resumable) messages
Can you use Dynamic Send Port without Orchestration? Yes you can.
Ah!! Control flow didn't get into my exception handler block inside the orchestration (or) how can I handle the exception when the send port raises the error with suspended (resumable) status.
SQL Adapter and Debatching. Beware when you process a message that contains consecutive empty elements, debatching will fail.
Code Snippet: Sort nodes in an Xml Document
Configure your BizTalk applications to run under seperate Host with Click of a button?