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BizTalk Server

Developing Business Process and Integration Solutions Using Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006
(Microsoft Training Course: 2933) - 5 days - £2640 exc VAT

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> Target Audience
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to integrate systems, employees, and trading partners through orchestration in a highly flexible and highly automated manner. It is intended for solution architects and developers.
> Course outline
  1. Introduction to BizTalk Server 2006
  2. Creating Schemas
  3. Creating Maps
  4. Deploying a BizTalk Project
  5. Routing BizTalk Messages
  6. Creating Pipelines
  7. Integrating with Adapters
  8. Creating a BizTalk Orchestration
  9. Automating Business Processes
  10. Creating Transactional Business Processes
  11. Deploying and Managing BizTalk Applications
  12. Integrating with Web Services
  13. Integrating Business Rules
  14. Monitoring Business Activity
  15. Integrating with Trading Partners


Module 1: Introduction to BizTalk Server 2006
  • What Is BizTalk Server 2006?
  • What's New in BizTalk Server 2006?
  • The BizTalk Server Development Environment
  • Lab: Examining a BizTalk Application
Skills
  • Describe common BizTalk Server 2006 scenarios and how BizTalk Server 2006 works to process messages.
  • Describe improvements and new features in BizTalk Server 2006.
  • Identify the tools provided in the BizTalk Server 2006 development environment.
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Module 2: Creating Schemas
  • Introduction to BizTalk Schemas
  • Creating XML and Flat-File Schemas
  • Lab: Creating BizTalk Schemas
Skills
  • Describe how BizTalk uses XML and identify the types of XML message types supported by BizTalk.
  • Create an XML schema by using the BizTalk Editor and create a flat-file schema by using the Flat-File Schema Wizard.
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Module 3: Creating Maps
  • Creating a BizTalk Map
  • Configuring Basic Functoids
  • Configuring Advanced Functoids
  • Lab: Creating a BizTalk Map
Skills
  • Describe how maps are used by BizTalk and how to use the BizTalk Mapper to create a map.
  • Manipulate data by using functoids and add functoids to a map.
  • Perform advanced mapping operations by using advanced functoids.
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Module 4: Deploying a BizTalk Project
  • Introduction to Deployment
  • Deploying an Assembly
  • Lab: Deploying an Assembly
Skills
  • Explain how BizTalk deployment works and describe the steps required to deploy a BizTalk assembly.
  • Deploy an assembly by using Visual Studio and view deployed assemblies by using the Assembly viewer.
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Module 5: Routing BizTalk Messages
  • Introduction to Message Routing
  • Configuring Message Routing
  • Tracking Message Activity
  • Lab: Enabling Message Routing
Skills
  • Describe how BizTalk messages are routed by various BizTalk components.
  • Configure BizTalk message routing.
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Module 6: Creating Pipelines
  • Introduction to Pipelines
  • Building a Pipeline
  • Lab: Creating Pipelines
Skills
  • Explain how pipelines process messages.
  • Use the Pipeline Designer to create a pipeline.
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Module 7: Integrating with Adapters
  • Introduction to BizTalk Adapters
  • Configuring a BizTalk Adapter
  • Lab: Integrating with Adapters
Skills
  • Describe how adapters are used to connect BizTalk Server to external systems.
  • Configure a protocol, data, and application adapter.
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Module 8: Creating a BizTalk Orchestration
  • Introduction to BizTalk Orchestration
  • Building an Orchestration
  • Monitoring Orchestrations
  • Lab: Creating a BizTalk Orchestration
Skills
  • Explain how BizTalk orchestrations are used to represent a business process.
  • Use the BizTalk Orchestration Designer to define a business process.
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Module 9: Automating Business Processes
  • Controlling the Flow of an Orchestration
  • Configuring Orchestrations
  • Lab: Automating a Business Process
Skills
  • Use orchestration flow control shapes and create modular orchestrations.
  • Configure orchestration expressions, message correlation, and exception handling.
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Module 10: Creating Transactional Business Processes
  • Introduction to Transactions
  • Configuring Transactions
  • Lab: Configuring a Transactional Business Process
Skills
  • Explain how transactions work and how persistence points affect the performance of a BizTalk orchestration.
  • Create and configure long-running and atomic transactions.
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Module 11: Deploying and Managing BizTalk Applications
  • Introduction to BizTalk Applications
  • Deploying an Application
  • Lab: Deploying a BizTalk Application
Skills
  • Explain how BizTalk artifacts can be grouped as applications to simplify deployment and management tasks.
  • Deploy an application as a Microsoft Installer (MSI) package and create and import binding files.
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Module 12: Integrating with Web Services
  • Introduction to Web Services Integration
  • Consuming a Web Service
  • Publishing an Orchestration As a Web Service
  • Lab: Consuming and Publishing Web Services with BizTalk
Skills
  • Explain how Web service integration works in BizTalk.
  • Configure an orchestration to consume a Web service.
  • Publish an orchestration as a Web service.
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Module 13: Integrating Business Rules
  • Introduction to Business Rules
  • Integrating Business Rules
  • Lab: Integrating Business Rules
Skills
  • Explain how business rule integration works in BizTalk.
  • Compose, publish, and deploy business rules.
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Module 14: Monitoring Business Activity
  • Introduction to Business Activity Monitoring
  • Enabling Business Activity Monitoring
  • Lab: Monitoring Business Activity
Skills
  • Explain how BizTalk enables business users to monitor business activity.
  • Configure BizTalk to enable Business Activity Monitoring (BAM).
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Module 15: Integrating with Trading Partners
  • Enabling Trading Partner Integration
  • Lab: Enabling Business Partner Integration
Skills
  • Explain how BizTalk supports trading partner integration and identify methods for integrating trading partners.
  • Manage trading partner information and configure an orchestration to integrate trading partners into an existing business process.
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following pre-requisites:
  • 1-2 years experience developing distributed applications.
  • Background in Microsoft .NET Framework concepts and technology.
  • Hands-on experience with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server and XML.
  • No prior BizTalk experience is necessary.
> Purpose
After completing this course, students will be able to describe the message processing architecture and the development environment provided by BizTalk Server 2006; create XML and flat-file schemas; create a BizTalk map and use functoids to manipulate data; deploy a BizTalk project; route messages based on the contents of a received message; configure common adapters to enable BizTalk integration; create an orchestration; use orchestration shapes to define a detailed business process; configure an orchestration for transactional business processing; create, deploy, and manage a BizTalk application; configure BizTalk to consume and publish Web services; configure business rules and call a business rule from within an orchestration; enable Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) functions for business users; integrate trading partners into a business process.