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First Look: Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 for Developers
(Microsoft Training Course: 2954) - 0.5 day - £600 exc VAT



> Target Audience
This clinic provides developers with an introduction to the BizTalk Server 2006 development environment, as well as the BizTalk messaging and orchestrations services. It is intended for Microsoft .NET developers who want an overview of how to use BizTalk to develop BizTalk messaging and process integration solutions.
> Course outline
  1. Building a Messaging Integration Solution
  2. Building a Business Process Integration Solution


Module 1: Building a Messaging Integration Solution
  • Introduction to BizTalk Server 2006
  • The BizTalk Development Environment
  • Creating Schemas
  • Creating Maps
  • Creating Pipelines
  • Deploying an Application
  • Integrating with Adapters
Skills
  • Describe the services and tools provided in Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006.
  • Describe the BizTalk development environment and toolset.
  • Describe the types of schemas supported by BizTalk and how to create a schema.
  • Describe the purpose of a BizTalk map and how to create a map.
  • Describe the purpose of a pipeline and how to create a pipeline.
  • Describe how BizTalk applications are deployed.
  • Describe the purpose of an adapter and how an adapter is configured.
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Module 2: Building a Business Process Integration Solution
  • Creating an Orchestration
  • Promoting Schema Properties
  • Creating Business Transactions
  • Integrating with Web Services
  • Integrating Business Rules
  • Monitoring Messages and Orchestrations
  • Enabling Business Activity Monitoring
  • Integrating Trading Partners
Skills
  • Describe how Microsoft BizTalk Server orchestrations work.
  • Explain schema promotion and how it works.
  • Describe the types of transactions that can be created in an orchestration.
  • Explain how Web services can be integrated into an orchestration.
  • Describe how messages can be monitored in BizTalk.
  • Describe how Business Activity Monitoring is enabled.
  • Describe how trading partners can be integrated into an orchestration.
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students should have the following pre-requisites:
  • 1-2 years developing enterprise-level applications.
  • Background in Microsoft .NET concepts and technology.
  • Hands-on experience with Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003.
  • Working knowledge of XML.
  • No prior BizTalk experience is necessary.
> Purpose
After completing this clinic, students will be able to describe the services and tools provided in BizTalk Server 2006; describe the BizTalk development environment and toolset; describe the purpose of a BizTalk schema and how to create a schema; describe the purpose of a BizTalk map and how to create a map; describe the purpose of a pipeline and how to create a pipeline; describe how BizTalk applications are deployed; describe the purpose of an adapter and how an adapter is configured; describe how BizTalk orchestrations work; explain schema promotion and how it works; describe the types of transactions that can be created in an orchestration; explain how Web services can be integrated into an orchestration; describe how messages can be monitored in BizTalk; describe how Business Activity Monitoring is enabled; describe how trading partners can be integrated into an orchestration.