Elements of this syllabus are subject to change.
This five-day instructor-led course provides enterprise team members with the knowledge and skills to begin design and deployment of messaging systems built on the Microsoft BizTalk Server platform. The course covers material relevant both to developers and to network administrators. The material is arranged so that administrators may attend only the first 2-1/2 days. Developers and designers must attend all five days.
This course is intended for solution architects, developers, and network administrators who are entering the world of Microsoft® BizTalk® Server business process and integration solutions.
At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Understand the BizTalk Server architecture and the SOA environment.
- Understand the services and tools provided in BizTalk Server.
- Install BizTalk Server 2010 on a computer.
- Understand BizTalk Server infrastructure and scaling.
- Understand BizTalk Server operations and management.
- Understand BizTalk Server message tracking.
- Understand building and deployment of BizTalk Server 2010 applications.
- Understand the creation and use of schemas for XML and flat-file messages.
- Configure BizTalk Server adapters to communicate with other systems.
- Create BizTalk maps and map logic for transformation of messages.
- Build a message-processing application using BizTalk Server facilities..
- Create orchestrations to automate business processes.
- Understand transaction handling in the BizTalk Server environment.
- Configure BizTalk to consume and publish WCF services.
- Understand BizTalk message flow design patterns
- Utilize the BizTalk Server Business Rules engine.
- Implement BizTalk Server Business Activity Monitoring (BAM).
- Process EDI transactions using BizTalk Server 2010 EDI facilities.
Before attending this course, students must have:
- 1-2 years of experience developing distributed applications.
- Background in Microsoft .NET Framework concepts and technology.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server.
- Working knowledge of XML.
- Working knowledge of a Microsoft Windows-based network environment.
- Developers should have experience with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 or later.
- No prior BizTalk experience is necessary.
Module 1: BizTalk Server Architecture
- BizTalk purpose and function
- BizTalk and SOA
- BizTalk components
- BizTalk message flow
Module 2: BizTalk Installation
- Platform configuration
- Installation and configuration process
Module 3: BizTalk Schemas
- Brief review of XML schemas
- Schema usage in BizTalk
Module 4: BizTalk Application Deployment
- BizTalk assemblies and artifacts
- What is a BizTalk Application?
- Deploying applications
- Version management considerations
Module 5: BizTalk Application Administration
- Configuring application components
- Controlling message flows
- Message Tracking
- System Monitoring
- Port Management Lab
- Message Flow Lab
- Tracking and Troubleshooting Lab
Module 6: BizTalk Infrastructure
- BizTalk Groups (farms) and Hosts
- Configuring groups
- Configuring and managing hosts
- Security considerations
- High availability
- Backing up BizTalk
- Management lab
- Backup lab
Module 7: BizTalk Pipelines
- BizTalk usage of pipelines
- Pipeline configuration design
Module 8: BizTalk Schema Development
Module 9: BizTalk Maps
- BizTalk usage of maps
- Map structure
- Adding logic to maps
Module 10: BizTalk Adapters
- Configuring standard adapters
Module 11: BizTalk Orchestrations
- Purpose and Function
- Coding and building an orchestration
- Configuring orchestrations
- Orchestration program flow
- Transactions and error handling
- Building and Coding Orchestrations Labs
- Transactional Orchestration Lab
Module 12: BizTalk and Web Services
- BizTalk calling web service
- BizTalk being a web service
- BizTalk and WCF
Module 13: BizTalk Message Flow Design Patterns
- Message flow patterns
- Run-time message flow manipulation
- Correlating related messages
Module 14: BizTalk Business Rules
- Rules architecture
- Rule development and testing
- Integrating rules into BizTalk
Module 15: BizTalk Business Activity Monitoring
This module explains how to configure business rules and how to call a business rule from within an orchestration.
- BAM architecture
- BAM implementation
- BAM tools
Module 16: BizTalk EDI Solutions
This module explains how to track and manage rules, policies, agreements, and other information about trading partners.
- BizTalk EDI Architecture
- Trading partner configuration
- EDI schemas