Microsoft - MCTS .NET 4 Services & Data

Duration

Duration:

Only 7 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

29/3/2021 (Monday)

Overview

On this Microsoft MCTS .NET 4 Services & Data course, you'll learn much more than the basics of data access in Windows client and Web application environments. You'll learn how to develop better-performing data access code by using:

  • ADO.NET Entity Framework
  • LINQ
  • WCF Data Services
  • Sync Framework
  • ADO.NET

You'll experience the features of Entity Framework 4 and WCF 4, and learn to develop distributed applications using WCF 4.

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online .NET 4 Services & Data courses
  2. You'll be .NET 4 Services & Data certified in just 7 days. With us, you’ll be .NET 4 Services & Data trained in record time
  3. Our .NET 4 Services & Data course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass .NET 4 Services & Data first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn .NET 4 Services & Data faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying .NET 4 Services & Data with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 77,497 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business

Benefits

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Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

Curriculum

Creating Services

  • Create service and operation contracts
  • Create data contracts
  • Create message contracts
  • Implement generic message handling
  • Implement RESTful services
  • Create and configure a Routing service
  • Create and configure a Discovery service

Hosting and Configuring Services

  • Create and configure endpoints
  • Configure behaviors
  • Implement self hosting
  • Implement web server hosting

Consuming Services

  • Create a service proxy
  • Configure client endpoints
  • Invoke a service
  • Consume RESTful services
  • Implement service discovery

Securing Services

  • Secure bindings
  • Message security
  • Authentication
  • Authorization
  • Impersonation
  • Security auditing

Manage the Service Instance Life Cycle

  • Service Instances
  • Sessions
  • Transactions
  • Concurrency
  • Manage consistency between instances, sessions, transactions and concurrency

Monitoring and Troubleshooting Distributed Systems

  • Configure message logging
  • Configure diagnostics
  • Debug client-service interactions

Modeling data

  • Map entities and relationships by using the Entity Data Model
  • Map entities and relationships by using LINQ to SQL
  • Create and customize entity objects
  • Connect a POCO model to the Entity Framework
  • Create the database from the Entity Framework model
  • Create model-defined functions

Managing Connections and Context

  • Configure connection strings and providers
  • Create and manage a data connection
  • Secure a connection
  • Manage the DataContext and ObjectContext
  • Implement eager loading
  • Caching data
  • ADO.NET Data Services

Querying data

  • Execute a SQL query
  • Create a LINQ query
  • Create an Entity SQL (ESQL) query
  • Handle special data types
  • Query XML data
  • Query data using ADO.NET Data Services

Manipulating data

  • Create, update, or delete data by using SQL statements
  • Create, update, or delete data by using DataContext
  • Manage Transactions
  • Create disconnected objects

Developing and Deploying Reliable Applications

  • Monitor and collect performance data
  • Handle exceptions
  • Protect data
  • Synchronize data
  • Deploy ADO.NET components

Exam Track

You'll sit the following exam:

  • Exam 70-513 - TS: Windows Communication Foundation Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4
  • Exam 70-516 - TS: Accessing Data with Microsoft .NET Framework 4

What's Included

Microsoft Official Curriculum

  • MOC 10265A: Developing Data Access Solutions with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
  • MOC 10263A: Developing Windows Communication Foundation Solutions with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

You must have:

  • Solid understanding of the .NET Framework
  • Six months' experience in Visual Studio 2010
  • One to two years' experience developing application components, that interact with a variety of data sources
  • Thorough understanding of relational database concepts
  • One to two years' experience using a relational database management system
  • Fundamental Knowledge of .NET programming languages and object-oriented programming (C# or VB.NET)

It's also recommended that you have one year's experience developing .NET services, but we'll cover the subject on the course.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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