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Exam 70-230 became available on October 16, 2001.
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Candidates for this exam operate in medium-sized to very large computing environments that use Microsoft BizTalk Server 2000. Candidates have a minimum of one year of experience in designing and developing distributed applications by using Microsoft technologies. Candidates must have expertise with XML, and experience with XSLT is recommended. Candidates must have a working knowledge of COM+, including development tools such as Microsoft Visual Basic and Microsoft Visual C++, and a working knowledge of Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS), ASP, and Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Edition. Environmental characteristics include:
Document interchange via HTTP, SMTP, Message Queuing, and FTP
Transactional and multi-tier applications
Help protect protocols such as SSL and S/MIME that use public-key infrastructure (PKI)
Relational database management system (RDBMS)
When you pass the Designing and Implementing Solutions with Microsoft BizTalk Server 2000, Enterprise Edition exam, you achieve Microsoft Certified Professional status. You also earn credit toward the following certifications:
Elective credit toward Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer on Microsoft Windows 2000 certification
Elective credit toward Microsoft Certified Solution Developer for Microsoft .NET certification
Elective credit toward Microsoft Certified Solution Developer certification
Elective credit toward Microsoft Certified Application Developer for Microsoft .NET certification
We make a wealth of preparation tools and resources available to you, including courses, books, practice tests, and Microsoft Web sites. When you are ready to prepare for this exam, here's where you should start.
Course 2379: Developing and Deploying Microsoft BizTalk Server 2000 Solutions (no longer available)
MCSE Training Kit: Microsoft BizTalk Server 2000 (Exam 70–230) This book is out of print. Check with your local retailer for availability.
MeasureUp: Visit the MeasureUp Web site to take a practice test.
Self Test Software: Visit the Self Test Software Web site to take a practice test.
TechNet: Designed for IT professionals, this site includes how-to instructions, best practices, downloads, technical chats, and much more.
MSDN: The Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) is a reference for developers. It features code samples, technical articles, newsgroups, chats, and more.
Training and certification newsgroups: There is a newsgroup for every Microsoft certification. By participating in the ongoing dialogue, you take advantage of a unique opportunity to exchange ideas with and ask questions of others, including more than 750 Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs) worldwide.
This exam measures your ability to implement, administer, and troubleshoot information systems that incorporate Microsoft BizTalk Server 2000. This exam also measures your ability to analyze, design, build, and implement integrated business process solutions by using Microsoft BizTalk Server 2000. Before taking the exam, you should be proficient in the job skills listed in the following table.
|Skills measured by Exam 70-230||Course 2379|
|Planning and Designing BizTalk Server Solutions|
Plan and design the security architecture.
Plan and design BizTalk Server for performance, maintainability, extensibility, availability, scalability, and reliability. Considerations include number of transactions per time increment, bandwidth, capacity, peak versus average usage requirements, response-time expectations, barriers to performance, processes per server, maintenance expectations, location and knowledge level of maintenance staff, impact of third-party maintenance agreements, hours of operation, level of availability, impact of downtime, growth of the partners, growth of the company, volume of documents, and cycle of use.
Plan and design integration with existing applications.
Derive the physical design.
|Installing BizTalk Server|
Install BizTalk Server. Considerations include attended and unattended installations.
Troubleshoot failed installations.
|Building Document Interchanges|
Configure organizations and applications.
Configure document definitions.
Create and configure messaging ports. Considerations include name, type, and definition.
Select and create envelopes. Considerations include name, type, and definition such as reliable, electronic data interchange (EDI), flat-file, custom XML, and custom.
Create and configure channels.
Configure receive architecture. Considerations include receive functions and scripts.
|Creating Auxiliary Components for BizTalk Server Solutions|
Create a COM+ component that implements custom transport logic.
Identify situations for applying custom components.
|Administering BizTalk Server Solutions|
Monitor and optimize BizTalk Server performance. Tools include performance counters, Event Viewer, BizTalk Server Administration, Document Tracking and Activity (DTA), XLANG Event Monitor, Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI), and SQL Server Enterprise Manager.
Audit business documents by using BizTalk Document Tracking.
Diagnose and resolve BizTalk Server implementation errors.
|Creating Schemas and Transformations|
Import and modify schemas by using BizTalk Editor.
Create new schemas by using BizTalk Editor.
Create schema mapping by using BizTalk Mapper. Considerations include functoids and validation.
|Implementing Business Processes by using BizTalk Orchestration Designer|
Design the business process by using Flowchart shapes.
Bind business process Implementation shapes. Considerations include the Message Queuing shape, the Script Component shape, the COM Component shape, and the BizTalk Messaging shape.
Create transactional business processes.
Map the data flow between messages.
Configure orchestration ports for communication between business processes and transport bindings.
Diagnose and resolve orchestration errors by using the XLANG Event Monitor.
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