Sunday, March 14, 2010

Upcoming SharePoint 2010 Certifications

SharePoint 2010 Exams coming soon,

For the IT Pros: SP2010 Admin Focus

70-667 TS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Configuring
Microsoft Official Curriculum: Will cover configuration of SharePoint 2010 including deployment, upgrade, management, and operation on a server farm.

70-668 PRO: SharePoint 2010, Administrator
Microsoft Official Curriculum: Will cover advanced SharePoint 2010 topics including capacity planning, topology designing, and performance tuning.

For developers: SP 2010 Application Development Focus

70-573 TS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Application Development
Microsoft Official Curriculum: Five-day instructor-led course designed for developers with six months or more of .NET development experience. Course covers what you need to know to be an effective member of a SharePoint development team using Visual Studio 2010.

70-576 PRO: Designing and Developing Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Applications
Microsoft Official Curriculum: Five-day instructor-led training course designed for development team leads who have already passed the Developing on SharePoint 2010 technical specialist exam. The course covers choosing technologies for and scoping a SharePoint project, best practices for SharePoint development, configuring a SharePoint development environment, advanced use of SharePoint developer features, and debugging of code in a SharePoint project.

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Finally, SharePoint 2010 running on my Windows 7 Laptop... :-)

Finally, I got Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 running on my Window 7 laptop, was suffered a lot with incomplete and inclear steps suggested by Microsoft Guide "Setting Up the Development Environment for SharePoint Server".

I'll suggest to go through comments on the page first, also helps to pass through step 8 on configuration wizard.

Best of Luck.

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Saturday, February 13, 2010

WCF SQL Adapter - BizTalk Server 2009

WCF SQL Adapter, seems confusing, well terms seems confusing but the adapter is not, The BizTalk Adapter Pack 2.0 now contains fve system and data adapters including
SAP, Siebel, Oracle databases, Oracle applications, and SQL Server.

Till now BizTalk adapter were built using defined BizTalk adapter framework and which based on standard interface and API, now reaching next stage professionals were encouraged by Microsoft to use WCF LOB Adepter SDK. This is new framework which offers evolution of BizTalk conventional armoury, and based of WCF framework.

All adapter in Pack 2.0 built upon WCF LOB meta-data rich components that are surfaced to use WCF bindings, almost similar which you expect from WCF binding. Excellent set of configuration options and flexibility offered by new adapter pack and saving thousands of bucks for connecting premium enterprise application system, e.g. SAP, JDE, other ERP/CRMs etc.

This pack also include SQL Server Adapter, which replace the legacy version of BizTalk as well offer much more flexibility and features. Also it offers significant benefit the previous rage adapter and introduce a range of new capabilities that overdue in realm of database interaction.

Well, I'll try to get some time and elaborate this new excellent chunk of Server 2009.