Microsoft BizTalk Adapter for SQL Server documentation

The Microsoft BizTalk Adapter for SQL Server includes a variety of resources to help you understand how the adapter works, how to create applications that use the adapter, describes the different connection options, learn to create applications, and more.

Get started

Getting started icon Get started with the BizTalk adapter for SQL includes the steps install the adapter as a stand-alone adapter, lists any limitations, and explains how the adapter works with SQL Server.


Tutorials icon SQL Adapter Tutorials covers step-by-step instructions for learning how to use the adapter for specific scenarios.


Adapter Architecture icon Architecture of BizTalk Adapter for SQL Server provides an overview of the adapter, and WCF.


Community resources icon Secure your applications provides best practices and more to secure your messages using the adapter.

Developing apps

Adapter Development icon Develop your BizTalk applications shows you how to use the adapters with BizTalk Server, the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) service model, and the WCF channel model.

Messages and message schemas

Adapter Samples icon Messages and message schemas lists the message structure and actions for functions, record types, poling operations, and more.


Adapter Troubleshooting icon Troubleshooting BizTalk Server Adapter lists the steps to enable tracing, and lists some common issues and resolutions.