Rui Barbosa proud of his BizTalk specialist
For the 5th consecutive time, Sandro Pereira, our senior BizTalk consultant, was awarded Microsoft Integration MVP (Most Valuable Professional) by Microsoft. This is a personal recognition for Sandro, that emphasize his commitment and determination in sharing, and helping the communities, with his expertise and passion for Integration technologies. You can read his announcement in the blog. The road to this award included many contributions that he summarized at: Notes From The Road: 2014 in review.
At DevScope we are proud to have among us this exceptional technical professional and one of the best BizTalk community members, always willing to support and help the communities.
To learn more about Integration check out Sandro Pereira blog and our team’s website at Microsoft Integration area.
On March 3rd and 4th, BizTalk Summit event will be back to London even bigger and better! The stage will be shared by 12 Microsoft Integration MVP’s from 10 different countries (UK, USA, Canada, Sweden, Netherlands, Italy, Portugal, Belgium, Norway and India) and 4 Microsoft product group members as key speakers. There are 200 attendees expected from 19 countries and close to 100 companies represented at the event.
DevScope will be present with Sandro Pereira. This year Sandro is teaching BizTalk Mapping Patterns and also doing an introduction to the future cloud-based Windows Azure BizTalk Services Maps.
After many years of integration projects, we have found multiple ways to solve the same problems. Sandro prepared 14 different scenarios, each describing one set of problems (Pattern) and how to address these common message transformation challenges (Options, Implications and Best Practices).
– Which achieves the best performance? Is my message so big that I really need to worry about performance? Do I really need high performance?
– Can I easily maintain this map? It is easy to read and understand? What the estimated effort to change it, debug, finding and fixing problems?
– What are the expertise levels required to create and maintain this map approach? How long will it take to implement?
BizTalk Summit 2014 – London is an event organized by BizTalk360 (Kovai Limited) with co-operation from Microsoft Product Group, Microsoft UK and some Microsoft Integration MVP’s.
Join us here and follow the latest updates in our official facebook page.
Miguel Silva very happy with his fellow BizTalk specialist
Sandro Pereira has been awarded again Microsoft Integration Most Valuable Professional (MVP). This will be his fourth consecutive year in the MVP program.
“With fewer than 5,000 awardees worldwide, Microsoft MVPs represent a highly select group of experts. MVPs share a deep commitment to community and a willingness to help others. They represent the diversity of today’s technical communities. MVPs are present in over 90 countries, spanning more than 30 languages, and over 70 Microsoft technologies. MVPs share a passion for technology, a willingness to help others, and a commitment to community. These are the qualities that make MVPs exceptional community leaders. MVPs’ efforts enhance people’s lives and contribute to our industry’s success in many ways. By sharing their knowledge and experiences, and providing objective feedback, they help people solve problems and discover new capabilities every day. MVPs are technology’s best and brightest, and we are honored to welcome Sandro as one of them.
… Sandro joins an exceptional group of individuals from around the world who have demonstrated a willingness to reach out, share their technical expertise with others and help individuals maximize their use of technology.”
Rich Kaplan, Corporate Vice President, Customer and Partner Advocacy, Microsoft Corporation
Besides being an exceptional technical professional, he is also one of the most active BizTalk community members, writing regularly in his blog, and a moderator on the MSDN BizTalk Server Forums, author on the TechNet Wiki, Code Gallery and CodePlex. Contributes to several communities, including BizTalk Brazil Community, NetPonto Community, BiztalkAdminsBlogging Community, Programar Magazine. For a full report he even writes is own post every year: Sandro Pereira 2013 in review.
Sandro requested us to share is acknowledgment here too:
“I want to thank all my coworkers at DevScope for their amazing support, they are an exceptional team of professionals that in many ways help me, and inspire me, to continue to be part of the MVP Program. I wish others would be as lucky as I have been to be recognized this way.”
Sandro Pereira, EAI Specialist, DevScope S.A.
Sandro Pereira on Stavanger (Norway)
Last week, Sandro Pereira joined his fellow BizTalk MVPs for another successful Bouvet BizTalk Innovation Day 2013. The biggest BizTalk event organized in Scandinavia this year had approximately 70 attendees from Norway, Sweden, Italy, Check Republic and Portugal.
First day had presentations from six Microsoft Integration MVP’s (BizTalk), together with Paolo Salvatori (Principal Program Manager of Windows Azure Customer Advisory). Second day was dedicated to a more interactive hands-on labs, were each speaker had his own room and hourly time slots. Attendees could come in for a focused meeting, discussing their issues, asking questions or sharing their experience with the speakers/moderator.
This year Sandro is focusing on Best Practices and Patterns. After years of integration projects we find many ways to solve the same problems. Sandro prepared 14 different labs, each describing one set of problems (Pattern) and how to address these common message transformation challenges (Best Practice).
This was the sixth BizTalk Innovation Day event (the third this year), and we are proud to be part of one of the most important integration events series occurring in Europe. Interested in a future meeting? Please join us in the next event in Italy (October 16)!
Oporto BizTalk Innovation Day
We would like to thank all the supporters of the BizTalk meeting here in our hometown. We had an wonderful time with everyone and couldn’t close this without sharing our gratitude with you.
First of all the speakers: 5 Microsoft Integration MVP’s and 1 member of Microsoft BizTalk Product Group, around 45 attendees, from 19 companies across 8 countries, some companies were Microsoft partners who brought their BizTalk consultants other were customers and/or possible customers, and 3 Sponsors (DevScope, Codit and Microsoft Portugal) these are some of the numbers that reflect the success of this event that was held in Casa do Infante –Oporto, Portugal last 14th March 2013!
Is not very common in Portugal have an event dedicated exclusively to BizTalk Server and special bring one Program Manager in the BizTalk Product Team to Portugal, this was the first time! So it’s a great feeling when we manager to successfully execute something like this.
The event was held in Casa do Infante, located in the heart of Porto’s UNESCO Heritage Site, and what a beautiful combination between a building with 7 centuries of history and full of culture with new technologies. I would like to thank Porto Convention Bureau for kindly given us the venue for the event we couldn’t picked a better place.
At the end we receive a lot of great feedbacks and most important some attendees asking if this event will be repeated again next year. A big THANK YOU to all our friends
Oporto BizTalk Innovation Day
DevScope and Oporto city are ready to receive the BizTalk Community on March 14th for the Oporto BizTalk Innovation Day!
With 5 international speakers, and a member of the BizTalk product team, we will be addressing different topics such as: monitoring, administration, the new BizTalk Server 2013, new adapters, performance optimization, integration on-premise, with the Cloud, and others topics.
Oporto BizTalk Innovation Day follows other events that has been successfully conducted across various major European cities since 2011, including Amsterdam (Netherlands), Milan (Italy) and Stavanger (Norway). The last event took place in London and it was a huge success! It was fully sold out with 130 attendees from 16 different countries.
Join us at this event and take this opportunity to interact directly with the product team and with some of the most active members of the community. Get a chance to increase your skills in BizTalk Server 2013 and meet with other professionals who are also solving their integration problems with these technologies and techniques.
Looking forward to welcoming you to the Oporto BizTalk innovation Day!
Check the agenda and speakers at http://obid.devscope.net/event/session
BizTalk Summit 2013 London
Nearly 140 attendees, from 16 countries, attended this event last week. This community event was led by 8 Microsoft Integration MVP’s, that did not only the presentations, but also Q&A sessions with 3 members Microsoft’s Product Group. DevScope also participated with two of our Integration Specialists: Sandro Pereira and Rui Machado.
Sandro made a presentation on Windows Azure BizTalk Services (aka. Windows Azure EAI & EDI Labs). Besides the Italy and Norway sessions, this one had some new step-by-step demos on-stage:
- EAI SQL Demo: This demo intends to show some of the Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) capabilities in the cloud and how we can connect with on-premise system using LOB Targets and Service Bus Connect.
- Customer Orders Routing Demo: This demo aims to show how can you apply transformation, Enrich properties in the Bridge (like Property promotion) and Route messages in Windows Azure Service Bus. Messages are treated in different ways – applying different transformations and sending messages to different endpoints such as queues or Line-of- Business targets.
- Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Demo: This demo intends to show how to configure trading partners, agreements and the creation of EDI Bridges to process and exchange EDI messages to your partners.
The feedback has been great and here are some of the quotes from his blog/linkedin:
- “Thanks you for the really well organized and interesting BizTalk Summit in London yesterday!” – Jasper Thomasson
- “Thanks for the great session in BizTalk Summit London. And thanks for the nice chat after your session on using Azure Service Bus and explaining the difference between yours and Steef-Jan’s session.” – Ashwin Prabhu
- “Great session! It is amazing how deep you are in technical terms.” – Sonya Siderova
- “It was great experience and learning for me. Nino presentation is very special and he connects with audience well.” – Tarun Garg
This was the first event of BizTalk Innovation Event Series this year, and we are proud to be part of the organization team behind the next one. DevScope’s BizTalk Innovation Event will take place in Portugal, Oporto in the week of March, 14. Stay tuned for more announcements soon.