Advanced BizTalk Server Administration: Configuration and Performance Tuning
(BTADMA, Live Instructor-Led Training, 3 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. 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 and performance tuning. SETC Training offers basic to advanced BizTalk training courses in Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, and Calgary.

Dates and Pricing

Jan 10 to Jan 12, 2018$3,000/person Feb 7 to Feb 9, 2018$3,000/person Mar 7 to Mar 9, 2018$3,000/person


BizTalk Server Enterprise Environment
This topic provides a comprehensive overview of BizTalk in an Enterprise Environment
Configuring Components
Understanding Namespaces and Assemblies in a BizTalk Environment
Understanding BizTalk Packaging Essentials: BizTalk Components and Assemblies
Exploring Assembly Deployment Techniques
About Change Management and Version Control
Deploying BizTalk Server Artifacts to a BizTalk Server
Ensuing Proper Version Control in a BizTalk Environment
How to Deploy Changed Artifacts in a Production Environment
Understanding BizTalk Components
Understanding XML and Namespaces
Working with BizTalk Server Schemas
Working with BizTalk Maps
Working with Physical Ports
Configuring and Working with Filters
Implementing Content Based Routing
Performance Considerations
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
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 / PowerShell Based BizTalk Deployment
Deploying Web Services
Other Deployment Considerations
Backup and Recovery
Windows Server Backup and Recovery
SQL Server Backup and Recovery
ESSO Backup and Recovery
SharePoint Portal Server Backup and Recovery
Other Essential Backup and Recovery Considerations
Advanced Performance Tuning
Best Practices for Performance
Basic Performance Tuning Checks: Agents, Services and Other Considerations
Ensuring OS Performance
Ensuring Network Performance
Ensuring Database Performance
Ensuring BizTalk Messaging Performance
Ensuring BizTalk Pipelines Performance
Ensuring BizTalk Orchestrations Performance
Ensuring WCF Performance
Other Considerations
Schemas and Maps
Assemblies and Deployment
Web Services
Essential Production Notes