(MCTS) Microsoft BizTalk Server (70-595) Certification and Assessment Guide: Second Edition

This book does exactly what it says on the cover, giving in-depth guidance to intermediate BizTalk developers on how to pass the Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010 (70-595) exam. It’s your essential aid to success.

(MCTS) Microsoft BizTalk Server (70-595) Certification and Assessment Guide: Second Edition

Johan Hedberg, Morten la Cour, Kent Weare

This book does exactly what it says on the cover, giving in-depth guidance to intermediate BizTalk developers on how to pass the Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010 (70-595) exam. It’s your essential aid to success.
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Book Details

ISBN 139781782172109
Paperback570 pages

Book Description

Microsoft BizTalk Server is an integration and connectivity server solution that enables organizations to easily connect disparate systems.

Developing Business Process and Integration Solutions by Using Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010 (70-595) is the certification exam for professionals who need to integrate multiple disparate systems, applications, and data, as well as automate business processes using BizTalk Server. The Microsoft Partner Network BizTalk Technical Competency Assessment for Application Integration is part of the requirements for individuals employed at partners seeking the Silver or Gold Application Integration competency.

Microsoft BizTalk Server (70-595) Certification and Assessment Guide: Second Edition will show you how to prepare for and pass the Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010 (70-595) exam and become a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) in Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010. This book will also help you if you are a Microsoft partner wanting to achieve the Silver or Gold Application Integration competency requirements.

This book is a hands-on certification guide with practical examples and sample questions and answers that aims to help BizTalk developers pass the Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010 (70-595) exam or the BizTalk Server 2013 technical competency assessment. The book starts by showing you how to configure a messaging architecture. The book then dives into BizTalk artifacts such as creating schemas and pipelines, creating maps, and creating orchestrations. It also covers topics such as debugging and exception handling, deploying, tracking, and administrating a BizTalk Server solution, integrating web services and Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) services, and implementing extended capabilities. It wraps up by discussing BizTalk Server and BizTalk Services in Windows Azure.

Microsoft BizTalk Server (70-595) Certification and Assessment Guide Second Edition includes certification test tips and tricks and sample certification test questions that will enable you to not only learn about the topics, but practice them, as well as review the code that makes it happen. After reading this book, you can approach the exam as well as the assessment with improved confidence.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Configuring a Messaging Architecture
Understanding the publish or subscribe model
Getting started with the BizTalk Platform Settings and Applications
Setting up and managing Ports
Configuring core Adapters
Configuring content-based routing
Implementing messaging patterns
Testing your knowledge
Summary
Chapter 2: Developing BizTalk Artifacts – Creating Schemas and Pipelines
Creating Schemas
Creating Pipelines
Testing your knowledge
Summary
Chapter 3: Developing BizTalk Artifacts – Creating Maps
Creating Maps
Using Functoids
Using Advanced Functoids
Maps and Orchestrations
Testing your knowledge
Summary
Chapter 4: Developing BizTalk Artifacts – Creating Orchestrations
Developing Orchestrations
Configuring Orchestration bindings
Configuring correlation
Testing your knowledge
Summary
Chapter 5: Testing, Debugging, and Exception Handling
Handling exceptions in Orchestrations
Debugging Orchestrations
Handling messaging errors
Routing errors
Validating and testing artifacts
Testing your knowledge
Summary
Chapter 6: Deploying, Tracking, and Administrating a BizTalk Server 2010 Solution
Installing and configuring a multiserver BizTalk environment
Deploying BizTalk applications
Sample deployment through an MSI package
BizTalk Application states
Tracking events in BizTalk Server
Tracking Promoted Properties
Managing BizTalk applications using BizTalk Administration Console
BizTalk Settings Dashboard
Testing your knowledge
Summary
Chapter 7: Integrating Web Services and Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Services
Out of the box WCF Adapters
Configuring a WCF Adapter
Understanding Custom behaviors
Exposing Schemas and Orchestrations as WCF Services
Exposing WCF Services to Windows Azure Service Bus
Exposing only Service Metadata
Consuming WCF Services from BizTalk Server
Manually importing WSDL files
Handling web exceptions
Testing your knowledge
Summary
Chapter 8: Implementing Extended Capabilities
Business Rules Engine
Electronic Data Interchange
Business Activity Monitoring
Testing your knowledge
Summary
Chapter 9: Using Azure BizTalk Features
Understanding the Windows Azure BizTalk Services
Running BizTalk on a Windows Azure Virtual Machine
Testing your knowledge
Summary
Chapter 10: Test-taking – Tips and Tricks
Understanding the difference between the exam and the assessment
Preparing for taking a test
At the test center
Examining the exam structure
Managing your time
Answering questions
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Understand the core architecture of BizTalk, including publish/subscribe, context and content-based routing, receive and send ports, and other administrative artifacts
  • Create rich and useful schemas with restrictions and reusable types
  • Create maps and apply logic such as conditional mapping, looping, scripting and external assemblies, and other map and functoid logic
  • Create orchestrations and work with messages, scopes, transactions, binding, correlation, and other shapes and processing logic
  • Handle exceptions in messaging and orchestration scenarios and recover from them using catch, compensation, and failed message routing
  • Perform administrative tasks such as installing, configuring, tuning, deploying, maintaining, and troubleshooting BizTalk Server 2010 groups and solutions
  • Work with web services and WCF, expose and consume services, and apply custom configurations and behaviours
  • Use the additional features in BizTalk, such as Business Rules Engine (BRE), EDI, RFID, and Business Activity Monitoring (BAM)
  • Create and run BizTalk Server virtual machines in the Windows Azure infrastructure as a service environment

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Configuring a Messaging Architecture
Understanding the publish or subscribe model
Getting started with the BizTalk Platform Settings and Applications
Setting up and managing Ports
Configuring core Adapters
Configuring content-based routing
Implementing messaging patterns
Testing your knowledge
Summary
Chapter 2: Developing BizTalk Artifacts – Creating Schemas and Pipelines
Creating Schemas
Creating Pipelines
Testing your knowledge
Summary
Chapter 3: Developing BizTalk Artifacts – Creating Maps
Creating Maps
Using Functoids
Using Advanced Functoids
Maps and Orchestrations
Testing your knowledge
Summary
Chapter 4: Developing BizTalk Artifacts – Creating Orchestrations
Developing Orchestrations
Configuring Orchestration bindings
Configuring correlation
Testing your knowledge
Summary
Chapter 5: Testing, Debugging, and Exception Handling
Handling exceptions in Orchestrations
Debugging Orchestrations
Handling messaging errors
Routing errors
Validating and testing artifacts
Testing your knowledge
Summary
Chapter 6: Deploying, Tracking, and Administrating a BizTalk Server 2010 Solution
Installing and configuring a multiserver BizTalk environment
Deploying BizTalk applications
Sample deployment through an MSI package
BizTalk Application states
Tracking events in BizTalk Server
Tracking Promoted Properties
Managing BizTalk applications using BizTalk Administration Console
BizTalk Settings Dashboard
Testing your knowledge
Summary
Chapter 7: Integrating Web Services and Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Services
Out of the box WCF Adapters
Configuring a WCF Adapter
Understanding Custom behaviors
Exposing Schemas and Orchestrations as WCF Services
Exposing WCF Services to Windows Azure Service Bus
Exposing only Service Metadata
Consuming WCF Services from BizTalk Server
Manually importing WSDL files
Handling web exceptions
Testing your knowledge
Summary
Chapter 8: Implementing Extended Capabilities
Business Rules Engine
Electronic Data Interchange
Business Activity Monitoring
Testing your knowledge
Summary
Chapter 9: Using Azure BizTalk Features
Understanding the Windows Azure BizTalk Services
Running BizTalk on a Windows Azure Virtual Machine
Testing your knowledge
Summary
Chapter 10: Test-taking – Tips and Tricks
Understanding the difference between the exam and the assessment
Preparing for taking a test
At the test center
Examining the exam structure
Managing your time
Answering questions
Summary

Book Details

ISBN 139781782172109
Paperback570 pages
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