M2157: Developing E Business Solutions Using Biztalk Server 2004

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M2157

This course has been retired in favour of the newer 2006 version.


Hide all

Introduction to BizTalk Server 2004 (6 topics)

  • What Is BizTalk Server 2004?
  • BizTalk Server Services and Tools
  • What is New in BizTalk Server 2004?

Creating and Configuring BizTalk Schemas (3 topics)

  • Introduction to BizTalk Schemas
  • Creating BizTalk Schemas

Creating a Schema Map (2 topics)

  • Introduction to BizTalk Maps
  • Creating BizTalk Maps

Configuring BizTalk Messaging (4 topics)

  • Introduction to Messaging
  • Enabling Message Routing
  • Creating Receive and Send Pipelines

Deploying and Testing a BizTalk Solution (3 topics)

  • Preparing to Deploy a BizTalk Solution
  • Using BizTalk Deployment Tools

Tracking BizTalk Message Activity (4 topics)

  • What is Health and Activity Tracking
  • Configuring Health and Activity Tracking
  • Best Practices for Health and Activity Tracking

Creating a BizTalk Orchestration (4 topics)

  • Introduction to BizTalk Orchestration
  • Creating an Orchestration
  • Working with Orchestration Shapes

Creating Business Transactions (4 topics)

  • Creating a Transaction
  • Adding Compensation and Handling Exceptions

Consuming and Publishing Web Services (2 topics)

  • Consuming a Web Service
  • Publishing Web Services

Integrating Business Rules (2 topics)

  • Introduction to Business Rules
  • Developing a Rules-based Application

Integrating Human Workflow Services (9 topics)

  • Define the uses of HWS
  • Explain human workflow concepts and terminology
  • Identify the components of the HWS architecture
  • Describe the HWS
  • Identify HWS user roles
  • Identify the steps required to build actions
  • Create an HWS project
  • Administer the HWS
  • Integrate an HWS application

Integrating with Trading Partners (3 topics)

  • Managing Trading Partner Relationships
  • Integrating Trading Partners
  • Monitoring Business Activity


Before attending this course, students must have:
  • At least two years of experience developing distributed applications (Microsoft Visual Basic®, C, Java)
  • Familiarity with systems integration and Web services terminology and concepts
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Visual Studio® .NET
  • Working knowledge of XML
  • Experience with prior versions of BizTalk Server is not required

Relevant Certifications