Do you want high throughput?

The combination of BizTalk Server 2006 and SQL Server 2005 running on a Windows Server 2003 platform offers the industry’s best mission-critical functionality and availability, and achieves very high levels of performance. This document presents a customer that achieved unprecedented performance, scalability, flexibility and cost-effectiveness for a business-critical application within a large financial institution.

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BizTalk Server 2009 Beta Availability and beyond

The first public beta release of BizTalk Server 2009 is now available for download at
Some of the major themes of this version are the enhanced developer productivity and the significantly improved developer team experience through the integration with Microsoft’s application life-cycle management (ALM) solution: Visual Studio Team System and Team Foundation Server.
For more details, please refer to the press release.

Check this article  by David Worthington describes the main facntinality of Biztalk 2009