Exam 70-235:

TS: Developing Business Process and Integration Solutions by Using Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006

Published:July 18, 2006
Language(s):English, French, German, Japanese
Technology:Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006
Type:Proctored Exam

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Audience Profile
A typical candidate for this exam has a minimum of one year of experience creating business process and integration applications by using Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 or BizTalk Server 2006.
The typical environment has the following characteristics:
  • The need to integrate multiple disparate systems, applications, and data
  • The need to automate business processes
The candidate is not necessarily responsible for ongoing management and operations of the BizTalk Server environment.
Credit Toward CertificationWhen you pass Exam 70-235: TS: Developing Business Process and Integration Solutions by Using Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006, you complete the requirements for the following certification(s):
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): BizTalk Server 2006
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Skills Being MeasuredThis exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below.The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam.The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.

The information after “This objective may include but is not limited to” is intended to further define or scope the objective by describing the types of skills and topics that may be tested for the objective. However, it is not an exhaustive list of skills and topics that could be included on the exam for a given skill area. You may be tested on other skills and topics related to the objective that are not explicitly listed here.
Planning a BizTalk application
  • Identify the application requirements
  • Plan the BizTalk Server environment for reliability and scalability
  • Design schemas
  • Identify the security requirements
  • Install BizTalk Server 2006 for a development environment
Developing and debugging an integration application
  • Create a schema
  • Create a map
  • Create a pipeline
  • Configure connectivity
  • Configure message subscriptions
  • Track a message
Developing and debugging a business process application
  • Create and debug an orchestration
  • Configure correlation
  • Identify persistence points
  • Configure exception handling
  • Create business transactions
  • Consume and publish Web service
  • Create and configure role links
Implementing business rules
  • Compose business rules
  • Publish and deploy business rules
Enabling business activity monitoring
  • Identify the steps required to enable business activity monitoring
  • Link the event source to the activity definition
Deploying a BizTalk application
  • Choose a deployment method for distributing an application
  • Create a deployment package
  • Start an application
  • Test the deployment
Preparation Tools and ResourcesTo help you prepare for this exam, Microsoft Learning recommends that you have hands-on experience with the product and that you use the following training resources. These training resources do not necessarily cover all of the topics listed in the "Skills Measured" tab.
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Microsoft Online: Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 Help: Find a variety of resources that can help you learn to develop, deploy, administer, and use BizTalk Server 2006.
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