BizTalk Server 2020 Developer VM in Azure

As of today, there is still no BizTalk Server 2020 Developer VM image available in Azure. So, what do we need to do to configure a developer environment in Azure? Here are some easy steps to get you up to running in no time: Disclaimer: an MSDN subscription is required to make use of developer […]

Qualities of a Highly Effective Architect

Recently I came across an excellent talk from Devoxx 2019: Qualities of a Highly Effective Architect by Venkat Subramaniam. Link to slides (PDF) In this talk, Venkat discusses 12 qualities an effective architect should have. Also, he mentions an old article by Martin Fawler called “Who needs an architect“. Both the talk and the article […]

Run IBM MQ in Docker for local development

In a previous blogpost, I described how you can install IBM MQ on your local development machine. This is still a lot of work just to get MQ up and running… This post describes how to run IBM MQ in Docker and get you up and running in less than 5 minutes! (you should have […]