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Applied SOA: Service-Oriented Architecture and Design Strategies

ISBN: 978-0-470-22365-9
696 pages
June 2008
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  • Endorsed by all major vendors (Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, and SAP), SOA has quickly become the industry standard for building next-generation software; this practical guide shows readers how to achieve the many benefits of SOA
  • Begins with a look at the architectural principles needed to create successful applications and then goes on to examine the process for designing services and SOA implementations
  • Each stage of the design process has an accompanying chapter that walks readers through the details and provides helpful tips, techniques, and examples
  • The author team of SOA practitioners also provides two unique, comprehensive, end-to-end case studies illustrating the architectural and design techniques presented in the book
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Table of Contents

Part One Understanding SOA

Chapter 1 Realizing the Promise of SOA 3

Chapter 2 SOA — Architecture Fundamentals 27

Chapter 3 Getting Started with SOA 77

Part Two Designing SOA

Chapter 4 Starting with the Business 119

Chapter 5 Service Context and Common Semantics 159

Chapter 6 Designing Service Interfaces 203

Chapter 7 Designing Service Implementations 253

Chapter 8 Composing Services 273

Chapter 9 Using Services to Build Enterprise Solutions 311

Chapter 10 Designing and Using Integration in SOA Solutions 353

Chapter 11 SOA Security 391

Chapter 12 SOA Governance 449

Part Three Case Studies

Chapter 13 Case Study — Travel Insurance 495

Chapter 14 Case Study — Service-Based Integration in Insurance 541

Appendix A Business Use Cases 579

Appendix B Evaluating SOA Services 589

Appendix C Additional Reading 621

Index 631

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Author Information

Michael Rosen is chief scientist for Wilton Consulting Group, editorial director of the SOA Institute, Director of Architecture for Cutter Consortium, and a respected industry spokesperson.

Boris Lublinsky is lead architect at Navteq, where he is responsible for SOA and BPM implementations.

Kevin T. Smith is a technical director at McDonald Bradley, Inc., where he builds highly secure and data-driven SOA solutions for the U.S. government.

Marc J. Balcer founded ModelCompilers.com, a provider of tools and services for model-based development.

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