Trainer: Glen Smith (www.software-smith.com)
Place: Prokoda (Stolberger Str. 309, 50933, Köln - www.prokoda.de)
Schedule - Day 1
- Module 1, Microsoft Commerce Server 2007 Overview, provides a high-level overview of Commerce
Server 2007. This includes identifying the features that are provided with each available Commerce Server
edition, the architecture of Commerce Server, and the common tasks for any given role.
- Module 2, Deploying Commerce Server 2007, provides the prerequisite hardware and software
requirements to deploy Commerce Server 2007. It also provides the steps for completing the deployment
and recommend best practices for deployment.
- Module 3, Managing and Monitoring Commerce Server 2007, takes the student into the frontline tools that
must be understood to perform day-to-day operations and the managing and monitoring of the components
that enable Commerce Server to work efficiently.
- Module 4, Staging Content in Commerce Server 2007, discusses how to stage content in Commerce
Server. Staging content involves moving the application from development, to the test environment, and
finally to the production environment. The tools and process used in staging content are described in this
- Module 5, Securing Commerce Server 2007 Solutions, provides information about how to help secure
Commerce Server solutions. The tools and steps for completing the tasks associated with helping to secure
Commerce Server are also covered. In addition, the security best practices are presented.
Schedule - Day 2
- Module 6, Developing Commerce Server 2007 Applications, provides an introduction into the Commerce
Server development process. The module describes the high-level steps in the development process for
creating a Commerce Server–based application.
- Module 7, Developing the Catalog System, provides an overview of the development tasks associated with
the Catalog System. The module contains a description of the development tasks and code examples for
using the Catalog System APIs.
- Module 8, Developing the Inventory System, provides an overview of the development tasks associated
with the Inventory System. The module contains a description of the development tasks and code examples
for using the Inventory System APIs.
- Module 9, Developing the Profiles System, provides an overview of the development tasks associated with
the Profiles System. The module contains a description of the development tasks and code examples for
using the Profiles System APIs.
- Module 10, Developing the Orders System, provides an overview of the development tasks associated with
the Orders System. The module contains a description of the development tasks and code examples for
using the Orders System APIs.
- Module 11, Developing the Marketing System, provides an overview of the development tasks associated
with the Marketing System. The module contains a description of the development tasks and code
examples for using the Marketing System APIs.
Schedule - Day 3
- Module 12, Integrating Commerce Server 2007 with Other Line of Business (LOB) Systems, discusses the
process for integrating Commerce Server with other LOB systems by using BizTalk Server 2006 adapters.
The module discusses how to use BizTalk Server adapters to create workflow orchestrations and data
transferal between Commerce Server and other systems.
- Module 13, Migrating from Earlier Versions of Commerce Server, describes the methods and processes to
use to upgrade from earlier versions of Commerce Server (including Commerce Server 2002 and
Commerce Server 2000). The module discusses how to use the Commerce Server Migration Wizard to help
in the migration process.
- Module 14, Developing the Data Warehouse and Analytics System, provides the information that you must
have to customize the Data Warehouse and Analytics System in Commerce Server. The module covers the
managing of the Data Warehouse and Analytics System components, the processes for importing data into
the Data Warehouse and Analytics System, and developing reports for the Data Warehouse and Analytics
- Module 15, Customizing the Commerce Server 2007 Business Management Applications, provides an
overview of how to customize Commerce Server business management applications by using the Partner
(SDK). This module discusses the common customizations made to the Commerce Server business
management applications for most organizations. The module also discusses the customizations to the
Commerce Server business management applications performed by Adventure Works, based on the
business and technical requirements in the Adventure Works scenario.
Sites and Commerce Server projects by course participants
Bertelsmann / arvato digital services
Other Commerce Server based sites
Commerce Server bloggers:
- Andy Xu
- David Messner
- Jeff Lynch
- Nihit Kaul
- Ryan Donovan
- Vinayak Tadas
- Alan Faulkner
- Tom Schultz
- Vinod Kumar
- Commerce Team Blog
- Glen Smith
- Max Akbar
Commerce Server resources:
- Commerce Server Pre-Training Resources
- Commerce Server on GotDotNET
- Commerce Server on Microsoft.com
- Commerce Server on MSDN
- Commerce Server on TechNet
- Commerce Server 2007 product documentation
- Commerce Server Newsgroups
- Commerce Server Forums
- Commerce Server 207 docs on MSDN2
Commerce Server RSS Feeds
- Software-Smith.com - http://pipes.yahoo.com/andreaskoch/commerce_server_blog_glen_smith
- Commerce Server Blogs aggregated into a single RSS feed - http://pipes.yahoo.com/andreaskoch/commerce_server_blog_aggregator
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