BizTalk Server Administrator Deep Dive (BT13AD)

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About this Course

If you’re a BizTalk Server developer who needs to create applications that use the components and capabilities of the ESB toolkit don’t get lost in the dark, instead learn how to successfully adopt ESB patterns and practices in our Expert ESB course. This course provides an in-depth analysis of the components of the ESB Toolkit, during which you’lll learn what to do, but more importantly, why to do it.

This course concludes with our most intense lab ever, in which you build a complete itinerary-based BizTalk Server application from scratch.

Audience Profile

  • Experienced BizTalk Server Developers – learn to build ultra-dynamic applications using the ESB Toolkit.
  • Solutions Architects – learn about the capabilities and best-practices of the ESB Toolkit.
  • All attendees should have at least 12 months experience with BizTalk Server.

At Course Completion

At course completion, students will be able to:

  • Create ESB itineraries
  • Create custom messaging-based itinerary services
  • Create custom orchestration-based itinerary services
  • Configure the provided itinerary resolvers
  • Create your own custom resolvers
  • Implement exception handling using the exception handling framework
  • Configure the provided adapter providers
  • Create your own custom adapter providers
  • Refactor existing BizTalk Server applications to use the ESB Toolkit
  • Create custom on-ramps and off-ramps
  • Install and configure the ESB toolkit
  • Create custom applications that use the included ESB Toolkit web services

Course Outline

Module 1: Understanding the BizTalk ESB Toolkit

  • Reviewing BizTalk and SOA
  • What Is an Enterprise Service Bus?
  • Examining the ESB Toolkit 2.1

Module 2: Installing the BizTalk ESB Toolkit

  • Installation Overview
  • Installing and Configuring the Toolkit
  • Identifying ESB Toolkit Components

Module 3: Processing Messages using ESB Itineraries

  • Examining the Itinerary Mechanism
  • Receiving and Sending ESB Messages
  • Creating and Deploying ESB Itineraries

Module 4: ESB Pipeline Processing

  • The Role of ESB Pipelines
  • Identifying ESB Pipeline Components
  • Examining Pipelines Included with the BizTalk ESB Toolkit

Module 5: The ESB Resolver and Adapter Provider Framework

  • The Role of ESB Resolvers
  • The Role of ESB Adapter Providers

Module 6: Using ESB External Services

  • The Resolver Service
  • The Transform Service
  • The BAM Service
  • The UDDI Service
  • The BizTalk Operations Service

Module 7: Exception Management and the ESB Management Portal

  • ESB Exception Fundamentals
  • Capturing Exceptions
  • Extracting and Normalizing Exceptions
  • Reporting ESB Exceptions
  • Using the ESB Management Portal

Module 8: Modifying and Extending the BizTalk ESB Toolkit

  • Creating Custom Resolvers
  • Creating Custom Itinerary Services

Module 9: End-to-end Workshop using ESB

  • Overview of the ESB Workshop Scenario
  • Workshop Artifacts