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Bigger and better this is what to expect in this fourth conference that will take place in London. I think we can say with great certainty that this will be the biggest integration conference in the world that will happen this year! (of course related to Microsoft technologies, I don’t want to compare with other integration technologies)

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This will be a three-day event purely focused to the Microsoft Integration stack, so we invite you all to join us in London, England. The event will take place at ExCeL London Exhibition Center and once again is being organized by BizTalk360 in conjunction with Microsoft. Please visit this link for more detail about the event and for registration information.

We will have:

  • This is not anymore a BizTalk related event this is now an Integration event covering a broad set of technologies that will appeal to integration focused professionals:
    • BizTalk Server and its expected new release BizTalk Server 2016
    • Azure App Service – API Apps and Logic Apps – PowerApps and Microsoft flows
    • Azure Service Bus (Event Hubs and Messaging)
    • And other topics like Internet of Things (IoT), Azure API Management, Azure Stream Analytics and Power BI or even Open Source technologies
  • 27 speakers (16 Integration MVP and 11 Microsoft program managers) and 27 sessions
    • The first half of the sessions and speakers are represented by Microsoft product group and the second half from Microsoft Integration MVP’s
  • There will be a paid Live Stream option for those who are not able to attend locally to this event see more about this option here.

This will also be an amazing opportunity to Network, Connect, and Reconnect with Colleagues. Meet some of the people you have been following on Twitter and blogs and network with them and others who are interested in the same things you are. To hang out with the smartest people you know – and I’m not talking about the speakers or Microsoft! I’m talking about you guys! – last reports mention that more than 370 attendees from over 150 companies across 25+ countries are going to attend the event, so imagine the experience that all of us have combined!

So my advice is: Don’t be afraid or shy, don’t wait for people come to you, instead, take your chances, engage the people you want to meet by easily saying "Hi my name is… ". This experience can be a great morale booster for you, lifelong friendships and connections have evolved from such conferences – I’m speaking for personal experience!

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And me to facilitate this approach or initiative to engage people – I will take near to 50 BizTalk cool gifts to distribute among the attendees that probably will ask questions in my session or who engage me during the event to have a simple conversation – doesn’t need to be about BizTalk or technologies it can be a simple introduction or normal conversation Smile.

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I’m also thrilled to be once again (fourth time) a speaker in this amazing event that I help to construct among with the other BizTalkCrew members (Nino Crudele, Steej-Jan Wiggers, Tord G. Nordahl and Saravana Kumar).

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I liked my session last year and the feedback that I received and based on the time that I have to present (30 min session) I decided that my topic would be one again about tips and tricks for developers and admins: “A new set of BizTalk Server Tips and Tricks”

Session Abstract

It’s critical to use good tools and techniques to maintain, support and produce new working solutions as quickly as possible. In this session, Sandro will introduce you to a new set of useful BizTalk Server Tips and Tricks, acquired by years of experience in the field.

The session will cover the expectations for all the roles: architects, managers, developers, and administrators. Topics include BizTalk migration strategy, content-based routing techniques, Mapping, BizTalk administration tips, extending BizTalk out-of-the-box capabilities and many more.

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I hope that, like me, you find it an interesting topic! See you there!

And remember, this annual conference has become a must-attend event for those interested in integration, so check more details about this event here.

This post is for the BizTalk Server and Microsoft Azure Portuguese Community, will be held on April 216, 2015 – between 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM the Global Azure Bootcamp 2016 – Lisboa at Microsoft Portugal in Lisbon.

In April of 2013 the first Global Windows Azure Bootcamp has held in more than 90 locations around the globe. One year later the numbers have risen to 136 locations, and again last year the trend continued setting a record of 182 locations! this year it is expected a new record (189 events worldwide)!

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O Global Azure Bootcamp (#GlobalAzure) está de regresso a Lisboa no próximo dia 16 de Abril para a edição de 2016!

No maior evento de Azure do planeta, a comunidade vai ter a oportunidade de experimentar as últimas novidades da plataforma e entrar em contacto com os maiores especialistas portugueses na plataforma.

Junta-te a nós a partir das 9h00 para um dia repleto de coisas interessantes para fazer/assistir:

  • Sessões técnicas
  • Global Science Lab
  • Intro & Advanced Labs
  • Architecture Design Lab/Kata

Traz o teu portátil e aproveita para experimentar alguns dos desafios que temos para ti!

Além das sessões técnicas teremos vários labs à disposição dos participantes. Existirão labs mais introdutórios para quem quer ganhar conhecimentos e labs mais avançados para quem pretende aprofundar o know-how em Azure.

Sobre a minha sessão…

The "Apps" World: Logic, API & Power” – A minha sessão será uma introdução as novas funcionalidades de integração existentes no Azure, nomeadamente: Logic Apps, API Apps e Power Apps. Como podemos começar a utilizar estas novas funcionalidades que ainda se encontram em preview, o que à de novo em Logic Apps (por exemplo o novo Logic App Designer) e o que são as PowerApps e onde as podemos usar.

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A Agenda…

09:00: Registration Open;

09:30: Introduction to the Windows Azure Global Bootcamp
          Virgílio Esteves, Vítor Faria Tomaz, Luís Calado e João Pedro Martins

10:00: Azure API Management
         
Luis Calado

10:45: Networking / Coffee Break;

11:15: The "Apps" World: Logic, API & Power
         
Sandro Pereira

12:00: Azure Service Fabric: Micro-services done right
         
João Pedro Martins

12:45: Lunch;

13:45: Azure Container Service: "Containers, Containers, Containers"
         
Virgilio Esteves

14:30: Intelligent Applications with Microsoft Cognitive Services
         
Rui Quintino

15:15: Networking / Coffee Break;

15:45: Azure Resource Manager
         
Vítor Faria Tomaz

16:30: Architecture Design Lab/Kata Presentations

17:15: Azure IoT (sessão NetPonto)
         
André Melancia

18:00: Closure
          Virgílio Esteves, Vítor Faria Tomaz, Luís Calado e João Pedro Martins


Data Evento
: 16 Abril 2016 – 09:00H

Local do Evento: Microsoft Portugal | Rua do Fogo de Santelmo Lote 2.07.02 | Lisboa 1990-110 | Portugal

Saiba mais sobre o evento na página do Global Azure Bootcamp 2016 – Lisboa

O evento é gratuito! De que está à espera? Reserve já o seu lugar aqui e participe!

Estamos a sua espera!

We are thrilled to announce the last (6th) integration track session for Tuga IT 2016 on Saturday (free conference day) – “2 Speed IT powered by Microsoft Azure and Minecraft” with Michael Stephenson!

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The official scheduler is not yet available, nevertheless, this session will be performed in Saturday, 21 (on the free day). All the session will be available soon at Tuga IT 2016 that will be held on from 19 to 21 of May at Microsoft Portugal in Lisbon.

This is one-day free event that you can’t afford to miss, the seats are limited so go ahead and reserve yours here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tuga-it-2016-saturday-registration-22632816363

2 Speed IT powered by Microsoft Azure and Minecraft

Description: One of the recent shifts in IT has been around the concept of 2 speed IT. This can be a key approach to allow IT organizations to offer their customers the agility they require in situations where they need it. In this session Mike will talk about some real world examples where Azure has empowered organizations to deliver sprint style solutions that can offer marathon runner reliability, also Mike will show how a model reference architecture in Azure and Minecraft can be used by architects to visualize solutions that you want your teams to build.

Speaker: Michael Stephenson

Michael is a highly experienced freelance consultant with many years of architecting and delivering integration projects which leverage the Microsoft technology stack. He has deep, practical knowledge of delivering complex solutions with BizTalk, Microsoft .NET, Microsoft Azure and associated technologies. Michael has also been a technical lead on 25+ projects which have leveraged Microsoft’s cloud platform.

Michael is heavily involved in the community activities around Microsoft technologies through the Microsoft MVP and Advisor/Insider programmes and also speaks at user groups on a regular basis and is a keen blogger with articles such as how to build a real world integration platform on Azure. Michael is an author for Pluralsight having produced a very popular courses on .net and RabbitMQ.

Michael is also the creator of the BizTalk Maturity Assessment an initiative to help companies to measure the maturity of how they work with BizTalk and compare how they do BizTalk against recognized good practices. For more info refer to http://biztalkmaturity.com.

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Register for Saturday event now on https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tuga-it-2016-saturday-registration-22632816363 – Seats are limited! See you in Lisbon.

We are thrilled to announce the fifth integration track session for Tuga IT 2016 on Saturday (free conference day) – “Azure IoT Suite. A look behind the curtain” with Sam Vanhoutte!

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The official scheduler is not yet available, nevertheless, this session will be performed in Saturday, 21 (on the free day). All the session will be available soon at Tuga IT 2016 that will be held on from 19 to 21 of May at Microsoft Portugal in Lisbon.

This is one-day free event that you can’t afford to miss, the seats are limited so go ahead and reserve yours here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tuga-it-2016-saturday-registration-22632816363

Azure IoT Suite. A look behind the curtain

Description: Azure IoT Suite was announced last year and it seems there are people who tend to believe that it will make real IoT solutions easy to set up and quick to deploy. In this session, you will get an overview of the features and capabilities of Azure ioT Suite. Some interesting demos will show how to register devices, send telemetry information and commands to and from devices. But after the magic, a touch with reality will be held. The various components will be discussed. Extensibility and customization will be shown.

After this session, attendees should get a good understanding of the possibilities of Azure IoT suite. Attendees should also get a better understanding of the possibilities to apply Azure IoT Suite in real world scenarios.

Expect demos and tons of honest feedback.

Speaker: Sam Vanhoutte

Sam Vanhoutte is CTO and Product Manager with Codit. Based in Belgium, Sam is a Microsoft Azure MVP and frequently speaks at conferences.  Next to that, he is also BizTalk & Azure p-seller at Microsoft and has extensive experience in building integrated enterprise, ESB and SOA solutions.  Because of the specialized focus on integration on Microsoft technology, Sam  is part of Microsoft’s Connected Systems and Azure Advisory boards and is a Microsoft Azure Insider as well as a Belgian MEET member.    Sam co-founded the BizTalk User Group in Belgium (http://www.btug.be) and is active crew member of the Azure User group (http://www.azug.be).

While managing and architecting the online integration platform "Integration Cloud", Sam has been focusing on Cloud integration and IoT solutions with the Microsoft Azure platform the last years.

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Register for Saturday event now on https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tuga-it-2016-saturday-registration-22632816363 – Seats are limited! See you in Lisbon.

I’m thrilled to announce that I’m speaking at Tuga IT 2016 on Saturday (free conference day) – “BizTalk Server Deep Dive Tips & Tricks for Developers and Admins” this is the fourth integration track session that is announced.

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The official scheduler is not yet available, nevertheless, this session will be performed in Saturday, 21 (on the free day). All the session will be available soon at Tuga IT 2016 that will be held on from 19 to 21 of May at Microsoft Portugal in Lisbon.

This is one-day free event that you can’t afford to miss, the seats are limited so go ahead and reserve yours here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tuga-it-2016-saturday-registration-22632816363

BizTalk Server Deep Dive Tips & Tricks for Developers and Admins

Description: It’s critical to use good tools and techniques to produce working solutions as quickly as possible and at the same time, given the increase the requirements and number of applications organizations develop today. But at the same time, it’s also critical to maintain the health of the entire platform.

In this session, which I’ll try to be a very interactive session (so be prepare to participate), I’ll address and share some useful BizTalk Server Tips and Tricks (and Workarounds) both for developers and administrators. Covering some topics like RosettaNet, SAP, database maintenance, debatching, out-of-the-box pipelines vs custom pipelines and many more.

Just to keep the same format of the previous post here is my short bio:

Speaker: Sandro Pereira

Sandro Pereira lives in Portugal and works as a consultant at DevScope. In the past years, he has been working on implementing Integration scenarios both on-premises and cloud for various clients, each with different scenarios from a technical point of view, size, and criticality, using Microsoft Azure, Microsoft BizTalk Server and different technologies like AS2, EDI, RosettaNet, SAP, TIBCO etc.

He is a regular blogger, international speaker, and technical reviewer of several BizTalk books all focused on Integration. He is also the author of the book “BizTalk Mapping Patterns & Best Practices”. He has been awarded MVP since 2011 for his contributions to the integration community.

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Register for Saturday event now on https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tuga-it-2016-saturday-registration-22632816363 – Seats are limited! See you in Lisbon.

We are thrilled to announce the third integration track session for Tuga IT 2016 on Saturday (free conference day) – “Hybrid Integration: SAP and Azure, better together” with Glenn Colpaert!

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The official scheduler is not yet available, nevertheless, this session will be performed in Saturday, 21 (on the free day). All the session will be available soon at Tuga IT 2016 that will be held on from 19 to 21 of May at Microsoft Portugal in Lisbon.

This is one-day free event that you can’t afford to miss, the seats are limited so go ahead and reserve yours here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tuga-it-2016-saturday-registration-22632816363

Hybrid Integration: SAP and Azure, better together

Description: In this session Glenn will give an overview on some of the different options to connect on premise resources with the Azure Platform.

We will start by having a look at how ‘classical’ integration is done before there was a cloud by using an example with BizTalk & SAP ERP system.

With the Azure Platform, a whole new set of tools and services was introduced and enables you to connect on premise with the cloud.

You can expect an overview on how to move away from the ‘classic’ integration and leverage all the SAP functionalities to the cloud via Service Bus Relay, Azure App Services and other services available on the Azure Platform.

Speaker: Glenn Colpaert

Glenn Colpaert is an Integration Consultant and Microsoft Integration MVP at Codit.

He has been integrating businesses with BizTalk & Microsoft technologies for more than 7 years. During these years he was involved in many EAI and B2B projects – both on-premise and hybrid (cloud).

He has gained a lot of hand-on experience during his projects and likes to share it with colleagues and the community.

Glenn is also part of the Microsoft Azure Insider program as well as the BizTalk Advisors group.

He became a board member of BTUG.be (http://www.btug.be/), the Belgian BizTalk User Group and is an active blogger on the Codit Blog.

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Register for Saturday event now on https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tuga-it-2016-saturday-registration-22632816363 – Seats are limited! See you in Lisbon.

We are thrilled to announce the second integration track session for Tuga IT 2016 on Saturday (free conference day) – “Modern integration, what are my options today!” with Steef-Jan Wiggers!

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The official scheduler is not yet available, nevertheless, this session will be performed in Saturday, 21 (on the free day). All the session will be available soon at Tuga IT 2016 that will be held on from 19 to 21 of May at Microsoft Portugal in Lisbon.

This is one-day free event that you can’t afford to miss, the seats are limited so go ahead and reserve yours here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tuga-it-2016-saturday-registration-22632816363

Note: in the first 25 hours of #tugait registrations for Saturday, 20% of the tickets are gone. No schedule or speakers are published so far.

Modern integration, what are my options today!

Description: Integration has progress over the last decade from on premise, main frame to Software as a Service. Means of connecting systems has progressed to connecting anything with everything. In this session you will learn how integration can be done today with a myriad of options varying from BizTalk Server to Logic Apps. Several use cases will be demonstrated to the audience.

Speaker: Steef-Jan Wiggers

Steef-Jan Wiggers is a principal consultant for a consultancy firm in the Netherlands. He has almost 15 years’ experience as a technical lead developer, application architect and consultant, specializing in custom applications, enterprise application integration (BizTalk), Web services and Windows Azure. Steef-Jan is very active in the BizTalk community as a blogger, Wiki author/editor, forums, writer and public speaker in the Netherlands and Europe. For these efforts, Microsoft has recognized him a Microsoft MVP for the past 5 years.

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Register for Saturday event now on https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tuga-it-2016-saturday-registration-22632816363 – Seats are limited! See you in Lisbon.

We are thrilled to announce the first integration track session for Tuga IT 2016 on Saturday (free conference day) – “Integration Dojo, The WAY OF THE PEACEFUL INTEGRATOR” with Nino Crudele!

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The official scheduler is not yet available, nevertheless, this session will be performed in Saturday, 21 (on the free day). All the session will be available soon at Tuga IT 2016 that will be held on from 19 to 21 of May at Microsoft Portugal in Lisbon.

This is one-day free event that you can’t afford to miss, the seats are limited so go ahead and reserve yours here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tuga-it-2016-saturday-registration-22632816363

Note: in the first 25 hours of #tugait registrations for Saturday, 20% of the tickets are gone. No schedule or speakers are published so far.

Integration Dojo, The WAY OF THE PEACEFUL INTEGRATOR

Description: “Integration, as Life, has three rules: Paradox, Humor, and Change.

  • Paradox: Integration is a mystery; don’t waste your time trying to figure it out.
  • Humor: Keep a sense of humor, especially about yourself. It is a strength beyond all measure
  • Change: Know that nothing ever stays the same.”

During this practice session and with real examples, Nino will figure out how to face integration of technologies in very smart way and without waste our money and time.

Speaker: Nino Crudele

Nino has been a Microsoft BizTalk Server, Application Integration and now Azure MVP for 9 years, he always focused delivering significant business integration project that provide exceptional outcomes for the client.

Nino has a deep knowledge and experience delivering world class integration solutions using all Microsoft Azure stacks, Microsoft BizTalk Server and he has delivered world class Integration solutions using and integrating many different technologies as AS2, EDI, Rosettanet, HL7, RFID, SWIFT.

He is a technology passionate, blogger, author, international speaker and active community member in the Application Integration area.

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Register for Saturday event now on https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tuga-it-2016-saturday-registration-22632816363 – Seats are limited! See you in Lisbon.

Wow! In Europe Integration will be on fire in May, not only we will have TUGA IT but also INTEGRATE 2016 (but I leave this last event for another post).

Tuga IT 2016 it’s a FREE event (Saturday, 21), that will count with the collaboration of different Portuguese technical communities and Microsoft MVP’s (myself included), targeting not only Integration (BizTalk Server, App Services (Logic Apps and API Apps), EventHubs, Service Bus, IoT, …), but also Microsoft Data Platform, SharePoint, Office365, Azure and much more, that will be held on from 19 to 21 of May at Microsoft Portugal in Lisbon.

We also have the first two days (19th and 20th of May) full of amazing workshop, however, that you can register for a small cost (this happens mainly to support cost of the organization of the event such as this).

I will announce soon the Integration sessions that will be at the event but, for now, I’m thrilled to announce that one of these workshop’s will be about Enterprise Integration lectured by, not one, but 3 Azure MVPs: Steef-Jan Wiggers, Nino Crudele and myself!

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Don’t miss this opportunity and register in the workshop here:

The workshop will be on Friday, 20th of May.

DEEP DIVE INTEGRATION WORKSHOP

Description: “Work hard, play hard”, how can we make integration easier? This workshop is all about Enterprise Integration composed by 3 MVP (Steef-Jan Wiggers (Netherlands), Nino Crudele (Italy) and Sandro Pereira (Portugal)) that will share their knowledge and experience gain over the years.

This 1-day workshop, special for Developers, that will include an overview of the Microsoft Integration Roadmap, along with several presentations and Hands-on labs covering how to design, build, and operate a robust, scalable solution on premise and on cloud:

  • BizTalk Server Best Practices and Tips
  • BizTalk DevOps
  • Extensibility of BizTalk Server with .NET
  • Hybrid solutions
  • Azure App Services, EventHubs, Azure Stream Analytics, PowerBI
  • Building Azure WebJobs
  • Creating WebAPI
  • And a lot more.

Speaker: Steef-Jan Wiggers

Steef-Jan Wiggers is a principal consultant for a consultancy firm in the Netherlands. He has almost 15 years’ experience as a technical lead developer, application architect and consultant, specializing in custom applications, enterprise application integration (BizTalk), Web services and Windows Azure. Steef-Jan is very active in the BizTalk community as a blogger, Wiki author/editor, forums, writer and public speaker in the Netherlands and Europe. For these efforts, Microsoft has recognized him a Microsoft MVP for the past 5 years.

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Speaker: Nino Crudele

Nino has been a Microsoft BizTalk Server, Application Integration and now Azure MVP for 9 years, he always focused delivering significant business integration project that provide exceptional outcomes for the client.

Nino has a deep knowledge and experience delivering world class integration solutions using all Microsoft Azure stacks, Microsoft BizTalk Server and he has delivered world class Integration solutions using and integrating many different technologies as AS2, EDI, Rosettanet, HL7, RFID, SWIFT.

He is a technology passionate, blogger, author, international speaker and active community member in the Application Integration area.

Links:

 

Speaker: Sandro Pereira

Sandro Pereira lives in Portugal and works as a consultant at DevScope. In the past years, he has been working on implementing Integration scenarios both on-premises and cloud for various clients, each with different scenarios from a technical point of view, size, and criticality, using Microsoft Azure, Microsoft BizTalk Server and different technologies like AS2, EDI, RosettaNet, SAP, TIBCO etc.

He is a regular blogger, international speaker, and technical reviewer of several BizTalk books all focused on Integration. He is also the author of the book: “BizTalk Mapping Patterns & Best Practices”. He has been awarded MVP since 2011 for his contributions to the integration community.

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This is one workshop that you can’t afford to miss… We are waiting for you in Lisbon. What are you waiting for? Go ahead and book it! Smile

Register now on https://app.weventual.com/detalheEvento.action?iDEvento=2874 – Seats are limited!

Last Monday I presented a session about “Microsoft Azure Logic Apps” at Microsoft WebCamp Lisbon event and I’m happy to announce that the webcast of my session is now available online in Channel 9!

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This session was an introduction to the new Azure Integration features: Logic Apps and also a glimpse about API Apps. They are still in preview but this session attempts to address how can we get start using these new features, explain how you can use Azure Logic Apps to automate business processes without using code, demonstrating the new graphical designer and how to take advantage of different Logic App capabilities for your scenarios.

I will also explain how you can take advantages of different Azure features like Event Hub and Stream Analytics to add Insights and Telemetry to your Logic Apps through Power BI.

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Thanks Microsoft Portugal to organize this amazing event, it was a huge success! With over than 350 attendees, 23 speakers delivering a total of 1170 minutes of content with 24 talks (45min) + a keynote (90 min); (you can see all the session in Channel 9 here) and 510 Cloud waffles (yes there were served waffles for all the attendees Smile)

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Small note: This post is for the BizTalk Server and other Portuguese Community because the session is in my native language: Portuguese Smile