A Complete Administration Course for BizTalk Server Professionals
(BTADM, Live Instructor-Led Training, 4 days)


This SETC Certified course provides participants with a total insight into the workings of BizTalk. Beginning with XML and its relationship with BizTalk, the course proceeds to a complete discussion of BizTalk architecture and BizTalk installation. Having installed and configured a production BizTalk environment, participants are invited to take a guided tour of the many BizTalk components including schemas, maps, pipelines, assemblies and orchestrations. Participants are asked to implement complete message routing scenarios that make use of content based routing, custom maps and transformations and custom orchestrations. The course discusses every aspect of a BizTalk implementation including Web Service interoperability and adapter integration. The course concludes with a thorough exploration of application deployment.

Dates and Pricing

Jan 30 to Feb 2, 2018$3,000/person Feb 27 to Mar 2, 2018$3,000/person Mar 27 to Mar 30, 2018$3,000/person


Application Architecture
The Need for XML
The Application Tiers: 1, 2 and 3-Tiered Applications
Distributed Applications: Technology and Infrastructure
About the .NET Framework
What is BizTalk Server and why is it Useful?
Overview of BizTalk Messaging Architecture
BizTalk as an Enterprise Application Integration Solution
BizTalk as an E-Business Solution
BizTalk and Legacy Integration
BizTalk Server Component Overview
BizTalk Component Overview
The BizTalk Messaging Engine
The BizTalk Development Environment: Visual Studio .NET
BizTalk Server Administrator
BizTalk Rules Engine
BizTalk Health and Activity Tracking
BizTalk Business Activity Services
BizTalk Business Activity Monitoring
BizTalk Human Workflow Services
Installing BizTalk Server
Understanding Software and Hardware Requirements
BizTalk Security Account and Group Requirements
Preparing the Server
Installing SQL Server
Preparing for Enterprise Single Sign On
Preparing for Sharepoint Portal Server
Preparing for Business Activity Services
Preparing for Business Activity Monitoring
Preparing for Human Workflow Services
Installing BizTalk Server
BizTalk Server Oracle Integration
Verifying the Installation
About Multiple Server Installations
Configuring BizTalk Server Hosts
What is a BizTalk Server Host?
About the Isolated Host
Creating Multiple Hosts
Hosts and Security
Trading Partner Integration
Overview of BizTalk Messaging Components
BizTalk Architecture
BizTalk Schemas
BizTalk Maps
BizTalk Physical Ports
BizTalk Receive Locations
BizTalk Adapters: HTTP, File, SMTP, etc.
BizTalk Pipelines
BizTalk Orchestrations
The Complete Messaging Lifecycle
Essential XML Concepts for BizTalk Professionals
XML Document Basics: Well-Formed and Valid XML Documents
Well Formed XML Documents
XML Document Validation with Schemas
BizTalk Schemas Explained
Presenting to the User: XSL Stylesheets
BizTalk Maps
Creating Schemas and Maps
Creating Schemas
Generating Schemas
Using Flat File Extensions
Importing Schemas from previous versions of BizTalk Server
Creating Maps
Functoids Overview
Using Common Functoids
About Custom Functoids
BizTalk Adapters
Adapter Overview
The File Adapter
The Http Adapter
BizTalk Server Adapter for Oracle
Other Adapters of Interest
Content Based Routing
What is Content Based Routing (CBR)?
Implementing Content Based Routing
Distinguished Fields versus Promoted Properties
Implementing Filters
A Complete Example
What is Pipeline?
Receive Pipelines
Send Pipelines
Creating a Custom Pipeline Component
Debugging Pipeline Components
Biztalk Process Integration
The Need for Orchestrations
About BizTalk Orchestrations
Connecting Logical Ports to Physical Ports
Using Web Services
What are Correlation Sets?
About Service Broker
About Notification Services
Orchestration Fundamentals
Business Activity Diagrams
The Visual Studio Designer
Building the Top Level Orchestration
Deploying and Debugging Orchestrations
Calling Other Orchestrations
Using Long Running and Short Lived Transactions
Using Business Rules
Using Web Services
XML Web Service Architecture
Creating a Web Service
Calling Web Services from BizTalk
Exposing an Orchestration as a Web Service
Configuration and Deployment: Preparatory Topics
Application Configuration
About Certificates and Keys
About the Global Assembly Cache (GAC)
Deploying a Strong Named Assembly to the GAC
Deployment Security Considerations
Performing a Deployment
BizTalk Artifacts: What gets Deployed and Where
Tools based BizTalk Deployment
Creating an MSI File
WMI based BizTalk Deployment
Business Rules Deployment
Deploying Web Services
Deploying HWS
Other Deployment Considerations
BizTalk Server Essential Administration Tasks
Creating an Administrator's Checklist
The Role of Health and Activity Tracking
Creating Essential Reports
Daily Maintenance Overview
Monitoring System Performance
Dealing with Suspended Messages
Administering BizTalk Related Products
Administering SQL Server
Administering ESSO
Administering Sharepoint Portal Server
Administering Business Activity Services
Administering Business Rules
Administering Human Workflow Services
Backup and Recovery
Windows Server 2003 Backup and Recovery
SQL Server Backup and Recovery
ESSO Backup and Recovery
Sharepoint Portal Server Backup and Recovery
Other Essential Backup and Recovery Considerations
Troubleshooting (Discussed Throughout the Course)
Schemas and Maps
Assemblies and Deployment
Web Services
Essential Production Notes