New features in key areas as analytics, deployment and BizTalk runtime
Earlier this week, Microsoft has released Feature Pack 1 for BizTalk Server 2016. It is the first time Microsoft has provided a Feature Pack for BizTalk Server and it includes lots of new capabilities in key areas such as deployment, analytics and runtime. The new pack focuses as well on additional innovation and is ready for production workloads.
Feature Pack 1 is available for Software Assurance customers running BizTalk Server 2016 Developer and Enterprise editions or customers running BizTalk Server 2016 in Azure under an Enterprise Agreement.
Customers can expect the following features:
- Azure Application Insight for Tracking
- Advanced Scheduler for Receive Locations Service Window
- ALM Continuous Deployment Support with VSTS via Visual Studio
- Rest Management API’s
- Power BI Operational Template
Peter Borremans, Integration Domain Lead at Codit, is happy with this release: "Feature Pack 1 offers a set of new features that we're already anticipated for a long time. Our customers can now benefit from integrated application lifecycle management, enhanced monitoring and analytics."