Exam 74-135:

Developing E-Business Solutions Using Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004

Published:January 17, 2005
Language(s):English
Audience(s):Developers
Technology:Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004
Type:Proctored Exam

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Audience Profile
A candidate for this exam should have a minimum of one year's experience designing and developing distributed applications by using Microsoft technologies, and experience developing, deploying, and managing a BizTalk server 2004 solution. The typical application:
  • Requires end-to-end visibility into an organization's business processes
  • Integrates existing business processes within an organization
  • Develops scalable integration solutions to enable communication between disparate systems (as well as between partners)
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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.
Design and Plan a BizTalk Solution
  • Design a BizTalk Integration Solution
  • Design a BizTalk Production Environment
  • Plan a BizTalk Implementation
Install and Configure BizTalk Server 2004
  • Install BizTalk Server for a Development Environment
  • Configure BizTalk Server for a Development Environment
  • Install BizTalk Server for a Production Environment
  • Configure BizTalk Server for a Production Environment
Develop and Debug a BizTalk Solution
  • Develop Schemas and Maps
  • Develop Orchestrations
  • Develop Transactions and Exception Handling
  • Develop Pipelines
  • Consume and Publish Web Services
  • Develop Business Rules
  • Develop Adapters
  • Develop Human Work Flow Services
  • Integrate Trading Partners
Deploy and Manage a BizTalk Solution
  • Deploy a Solution
  • Administer a BizTalk Production Environment
  • Secure a BizTalk Solution
  • Implement Enterprise Single Sign-On
  • Implement Fault Tolerance and Backup
  • Subscription Viewer, SDK Tools
  • Manage Information Worker Services
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