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Applied Architecture Patterns on the Microsoft Platform by Stephen W. Thomas, Rama Ramani, Richard Seroter, Mike Sexton, Ewan Fairweather

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Architecture selection

Let us look at how these candidate architecture technologies stack up against each other. We can break down the primary benefits and risks of each choice in the following manner:

BizTalk Server

 

Benefits

Many out-of-box adapters, which means connecting to the majority of systems is only a configuration task

Provides durability throughout with the MessageBox

Enterprise-class hosting infrastructure

Risks

Perceived large server footprint

Requirements can be met for free with AppFabric; therefore, cost is prohibitive as the customer will not exploit all the capabilities that the product provides

AppFabric

 

Benefits

Lightweight, high throughput feature, rich host for .NET 4 Windows Workflow

Debugging, monitoring, and ...

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