Integrate LOB SQL Data into SharePoint <br />Ameet Phadnis MCTS<br />Partner / Principal Consultant<br />eTek Global Inc.<...
Agenda<br />What is Business Connectivity Services (BCS)?<br />BCS in Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010<br />External Conten...
What is Business Connectivity Services (BCS)<br />Formerly named Business Data Catalog.<br />Provides Read/Write access to...
BCS in Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010<br />Microsoft Office Applications<br />SharePoint Workspace<br />InfoPath<br />Out...
External Content Types<br />Reusable Metadata descriptions for <br />Connectivity Information<br />Data definitions<br />B...
External Content Types - Benefits<br />Enable Reusability<br />Encapsulate Complexities of external Systems.<br />Provide ...
Displaying External Data<br />External Lists<br />External Data Columns<br />Business Data Web Parts (Read-only)<br />Exte...
BCS and SharePoint 2010 Editions<br />
BCS Architecture<br />SharePoint Client<br />Office Client<br />BCS in SharePoint<br />BDC <br />Client to Backend Direct ...
BCS in SPD 2010 vs VS 2010<br />
Demos<br />
Questions???<br />
References	<br />Technet - http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/ee518675.aspx<br />User profile Sync with Externa...
Thanks for coming<br />Please fill out the evaluation forms.<br />My contact information<br />E-mail: aaphadnis@etekglobal...
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Business Connectivity Services in SharePoint

  1. 1. Integrate LOB SQL Data into SharePoint <br />Ameet Phadnis MCTS<br />Partner / Principal Consultant<br />eTek Global Inc.<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />What is Business Connectivity Services (BCS)?<br />BCS in Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010<br />External Content Types<br />Displaying External Data<br />BCS and SharePoint 2010 Editions<br />BCS Architecture<br />BCS in SPD vs VS<br />Demo: Creating External Content Type<br />Demo: External Data Web Parts<br />Demo: Creating Column with external data.<br />Demo: Creating External List Utilizing the Content Types<br />Demo: Outlook Integration.<br />Questions<br />Links<br />
  3. 3. What is Business Connectivity Services (BCS)<br />Formerly named Business Data Catalog.<br />Provides Read/Write access to external data from line-of-business (LOB Systems.<br />Use data directly, both online and offline.<br />Build solutions faster with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and SharePoint Designer 2010<br />Write-back to External Systems<br />Provide SharePoint behavior like lists, Web Parts and Profile Pages.<br />Connectivity options to <br />Databases<br />Web and Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Services<br />Microsoft .NET Connectivity Assemblies<br />Custom Data Sources.<br />
  4. 4. BCS in Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010<br />Microsoft Office Applications<br />SharePoint Workspace<br />InfoPath<br />Outlook<br />Word<br />Access<br />Business Connectivity Services<br />Web<br />Business Data Connectivity Service (BDC)<br />Database<br />WCF / Web Service<br />.NET Connectivity Assembly<br />Custom<br />External Data<br />
  5. 5. External Content Types<br />Reusable Metadata descriptions for <br />Connectivity Information<br />Data definitions<br />Behaviors to a certain category of external data.<br />Allows to manage and reuse the metadata and behaviors from central location<br />Enable users to interact with external data in more meaningful way.<br />
  6. 6. External Content Types - Benefits<br />Enable Reusability<br />Encapsulate Complexities of external Systems.<br />Provide built-in Office and SharePoint behavior.<br />Ensure Secure Access.<br />Simplify maintenance.<br />Enable External Data Search<br />Enable Working Offline<br />
  7. 7. Displaying External Data<br />External Lists<br />External Data Columns<br />Business Data Web Parts (Read-only)<br />External Data List<br />External Data Item<br />External Data Item Builder<br />External Data Related List<br />External Data Connectivity Filter<br />External Content Type Picker<br />External Item Picker<br />Profile Pages<br />
  8. 8. BCS and SharePoint 2010 Editions<br />
  9. 9. BCS Architecture<br />SharePoint Client<br />Office Client<br />BCS in SharePoint<br />BDC <br />Client to Backend Direct Connection<br />Persistent Store<br />.NET Connectivity Assembly<br />Data Cubes<br />SQL<br />SAP<br />Oracle<br />Siebel<br />
  10. 10. BCS in SPD 2010 vs VS 2010<br />
  11. 11. Demos<br />
  12. 12. Questions???<br />
  13. 13. References <br />Technet - http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/ee518675.aspx<br />User profile Sync with External Data - http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee721049.aspx<br />
  14. 14. Thanks for coming<br />Please fill out the evaluation forms.<br />My contact information<br />E-mail: aaphadnis@etekglobalinc.com<br />LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/aaphadnis<br />

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