I got BizTalk 2006 Beta 1 bits today, and I want to try it out. But wait a minute; it has the following system requirement.
· I need to have Windows 2003 SP1
o IIS 6
o Sharepoint Team Services with SP2 (Beta) (Install SQL before SPTS)
o MMC 2.1 Beta 2
· SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition
o Service Pack 4 for Database Services
o Analysis Services with SP4
o Notification Services with SP1
· MDAC 2.8 Sp1
· .NET Framework 2 (Beta 2)
· Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2
· SQL XML 3 with Sp3
· MSXML 4 with Sp2
· Office Web Components 11 with Sp1
· Microsoft Office 2003 with Visio, Excel and InfoPath, and all having SP1
Yuckkk. They should have shipped Virtual PC image for this.
Good thing is; they have provided pretty good Installation Guide. I will look into it again on some weekend.