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Using a Dynamic Process Counter Within Dell Boomi Tutorial

Dell Boomi continues to lead the iPaaS platform and for a third year in a row, Dell Boomi AtomSphere, a leading provider of Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS), has again been positioned by Gartner, Inc., in the “Leaders” quadrant…

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SqlCommand oddity raises NullReferenceException on an otherwise valid query

Bit of a head scratcher for this one. I was working on some ADO.NET code that involved calling a stored procedure with many (10k+) table valued parameter rows being passed in. Occasionally, I’d see a bug where ExecuteNonQuery would result…

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Working with Temporary Directories in Dell Boomi AtomSphere

Kevin Morillo

Dell Boomi’s AtomSphere integration platform provides a simple, yet very powerful feature – the ability to utilize temporary, and semi-temporary files system folders.  Coming from a Microsoft BizTalk integration background, the ability to store documents to a temporary directory is a…

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Why the Healthcare Industry is Utilizing EDI as the Standard in Managing Increased Enrollment and Regulation

Over the past few years, the healthcare industry has undergone a complete overhaul of how it processes information. This was brought about by a growing list of new and complicated regulations handed down by federal and state governments that stem…

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April 2016 Dell Boomi Latest Feature Set Release

April 7th, 2016
Dell Boomi continues to lead the iPaaS platform and for a third year in a row, Dell Boomi AtomSphere, a leading provider of Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS), has again been positioned by Gartner, Inc., in the…

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Setting Up Automated Azure IaaS VM Shutdown

The Tallan Integration Practice heavily utilizes Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) virtual machines for quickly setting up isolated environments for prototypes and BizTalk development environments.  However, with so many virtual machines it is often difficult to remember to shut…

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Xsd.exe, Arrays, and “Specified”

Microsoft’s XSD utility provides an excellent way to generate classes from schema definition files, but has a few quirks that can make using the generated classes a bit tougher. In particular, it serializes repeating structures as arrays rather than using…

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Working with FILESTREAM BLOBs in BizTalk

MSDN provides an example of INSERTing large data into SQL Server, leveraging the WCF-SQL adapter’s built in FILESTREAM capabilities.  However, it’s also possible to leverage the transaction enlisted by the WCF adapter in a custom pipeline to pull FILESTREAM data out…

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BizTalk, Clustered MSDTC and Clustered EntSSO installation error

Dan Field

There are a few good resources out there for setting up a clustered Master Secret Server out there:

Clustering the Master Secret Server (MSDN)
Installation of SSO on a SQL Failover Cluster

However, I faced some issues recently setting all of this up,…

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Tallan’s Dynamic Culture Recognized for High Employee Satisfaction and Retention

Gabriel Gomez

Here at Tallan, we are excited to announce our recognition as one of Hartford Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in Connecticut!
While the award is a new one for us, we have been celebrating our uniqueness for many years. Our…

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