BizTalk Server

Deploying and Managing Business Process and Integration Solutions Using Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006
(Microsoft Training Course: 2934) - 2 days - £1200 exc VAT

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> Target Audience
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills required to install and configure a computer running Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006. It is intended for systems engineers and network administrators with two to three years of experience managing an enterprise-level Microsoft Windows Server environment.
> Course outline
  1. Introduction to BizTalk Server 2006
  2. Installing BizTalk Server 2006
  3. Deploying BizTalk Server Applications
  4. Managing BizTalk Server Applications
  5. Administering a BizTalk Server Environment

Module 1: Introduction to BizTalk Server 2006
  • What Is BizTalk Server 2006?
  • What's New in BizTalk Server 2006?
  • The BizTalk Tools Environment
  • Lab: Examining a BizTalk Application
  • Describe common BizTalk Server 2006 scenarios, the overall architecture and the function of the runtime services.
  • Describe improvements and new features in BizTalk Server 2006.
  • Describe the BizTalk production environment and the tools used to deploy and manage BizTalk applications.
Module 2: Installing BizTalk Server 2006
  • Planning a BizTalk Server Installation
  • Installing and Configuring BizTalk Server
  • Lab: Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services
  • Lab: Installing and Configuring BizTalk Server 2006
  • Plan a server environment and install prerequisite services.
  • Install and configure BizTalk Server on a computer.
Module 3: Deploying BizTalk Server Applications
  • Introduction to Application Deployment
  • Deploying Assemblies by Using a Microsoft Installer (MSI) Package
  • Deploying Business Rules
  • Lab: Deploying Applications by Using an MSI Package
  • Lab: Composing and Deploying Business Rules
  • Describe the application deployment process.
  • Deploy assemblies by using an MSI package.
  • Create and deploy business rules.
Module 4: Managing BizTalk Server Applications
  • Administering a BizTalk Application
  • Using Health and Activity Tracking (HAT)
  • Scripting Administrative Tasks
  • Monitoring Business Activity
  • Lab: Administering a BizTalk Application
  • Lab: Monitoring Message Activity and Debugging Orchestrations
  • Lab: Scripting Administrative Tasks
  • Lab: Monitoring Business Activity
  • Manage BizTalk services and start and stop BizTalk applications.
  • Use HAT to monitor message activity and debug orchestrations.
  • Use scripts to deploy and mange BizTalk applications.
  • Monitor Business Activity by using Business Activity Monitoring (BAM).
Module 5: Administering a BizTalk Server Environment
  • Managing a BizTalk Server Group
  • Backing Up and Restoring BizTalk Server
  • Lab: Managing a BizTalk Server Group
  • Lab: Backing Up and Restoring a BizTalk Server
  • Manage server operations for a BizTalk Server group.
  • Back up and restore a BizTalk server environment.
> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following pre-requisites:
  • Experience administering a Microsoft Windows-based network environment.
  • Experience installing and configuring Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Experience with a scripting language such as Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition or Microsoft JScript.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft .NET concepts and technology.
  • No prior BizTalk experience is necessary.
> Purpose
After completing this course, students will be able to describe the services and tools provided in BizTalk Server 2006; install BizTalk Server 2006 on a computer; deploy BizTalk applications to a BizTalk server 2006 computer; manage and monitor BizTalk applications on a BizTalk Server 2006 computer; manage BizTalk Server groups and backup a BizTalk Server 2006 computer.