Posted by: kurtsh | February 23, 2009

BETA: Biztalk Server Adapter Pack 2.0 beta now available

image_thumb1The BizTalk Adapter Packs is a set of modules that provide message passing & various other levels of integration with SAP, Siebel, OracleDB, OracleEBS and SQL WCF Bindings.  These adapters can be used with BizTalk Server 2006 R2 and R3.

(taken from the Biztalk blog)

We are pleased to announce the release of the Adapter Pack 2.0 Beta.As this is a public beta, customers can also download a 120 day evaluation version here .The features we added are listed below in brief . In addition, we are shipping a free to use migration tool which will help users migrate their projects which used older adapters to the Adapter Pack adapters (details below)

Oracle EBS

  • 64 bit support
  • Synonyms
  • Added performance counters
  • Notification support


  • 64 bit support
  • Synonyms
  • UDTs
  • Notifications
  • Polling stored procedures
  • Performance counters

Adapter SDK

  • Display complex binding properties 
  • Display metadata wsdl in web control

SAP data provider

  • Support for more operators in Sap Queries
  • SAP SSRS support in VS2008


  • New Samples for SQL and Oracle eBiz Adapters

The BizTalk Adapter Pack Migration Tool  is a utility that helps developers migrate BizTalk projects using the  BizTalk 2006 SQL or the BizTalk Adapter v2.0 for mySAP Business Suite to their corresponding WCF-based versions from BizTalk Adapter Pack v2!

With the help of this utility you will be able to compile and deploy your application within minutes. Some of the highlights for the Migration Tool are:

  • Works on the source project files
  • Generates equivalent schema definitions for the operations used in the existing project
  • Generates new maps to convert messages from older formats to the new format
  • Modifies any existing maps to work with the new schemas
  • A new project is created upon completion, which uses the SQL and/or SAP adapters from the BizTalk Adapter Pack v2

The tool works for most common scenarios of maps and orchestrations, however it is only meant to be a starting step towards migration to BAP and we are open to receiving feedback to add scenarios.



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