Workflow manager was shipped together with Service Bus for Windows Server as part of the major SharePoint 2013 release. Microsoft workflow manager is built to host and manage workflows in a multi-tenant environment at a high scale, such as Windows Azure.
In this session, Sam will give an architectural overview of Workflow Manager and position it in various scenarios. It will also be compared WCF Workflow Services. The concepts of custom activities, deployment, management and workflow hierarchy will be explained. A cloud-based workflow solution will be demonstrated, showing integration between Windows Azure Service Bus, Workflow Manager, Windows Azure BizTalk Services and on premises systems.
After the session, attendees should be able to understand the capabilities of Workflow Manager and should have seen how to build distributed workflows in a scalable cloud environment.