I was trying to install SQL Server Data Tools for Visual Studio 2013 on a Windows 2012 R2 machine. I kept getting an “Invalid Architecture” error. I assumed this was because the install is x86 and the operating system is x64.
This strange, and perhaps even silly, trick got things moving along…
Race Condition in BizTalk ESB Toolkit 2.0 Exception Notification Service
A member of my team had an issue with the ESB Alert Service today. The error he was receiving was a little different, but seemed to indicate an issue with the email address configured. This blog post from Thomas Abraham was helpful in troubleshooting.