Applied SOA

Applied SOA : Service-Oriented Architecture and Design Strategies

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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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  • Paperback | 696 pages
  • 187 x 230 x 38mm | 1,016g
  • John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • 0470223650
  • 9780470223659
  • 1,096,250

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You need more than theory to make SOA work. You need this practical guide.

The challenge today's IT professionals face is not how to build a service. It's how to build a quality service, based on solid design principles and integrated into an architecture that enhances overall business processes. If you are a systems architect or designer, a business analyst, or an IT manager, this book gives you the architecture and design principles along with a methodology that empowers you to meet that challenge. Here are the tools you need to develop services that deliver the benefits of SOA.

Understand how SOA provides improved flexibility, reduced costs, and competitive advantages

Examine the overall enterprise context, architectural layers, domain-specific concepts, and essential service characteristics

Learn how to align SOA with your business, identify services, and create solutions

Explore business architecture and business process modeling

See how to design service interfaces and implementations

Create enterprise services that integrate existing applications and data

Create enterprise solutions from existing services

Apply security blueprints for determining and implementing appropriate safeguards

Utilize successful techniques for flexible servicecomposition and semantic interoperability

Prepare to effectively manage your projects, utilizing best practices and strategies for SOA management and governance

Benefit from detailed case study examples
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Table of contents

Part One Understanding SOA. Chapter 1 Realizing the Promise of SOA. Chapter 2 SOA - Architecture Fundamentals. Chapter 3 Getting Started with SOA. Part Two Designing SOA. Chapter 4 Starting with the Business. Chapter 5 Service Context and Common Semantics. Chapter 6 Designing Service Interfaces. Chapter 7 Designing Service Implementations. Chapter 8 Composing Services. Chapter 9 Using Services to Build Enterprise Solutions. Chapter 10 Designing and Using Integration in SOA Solutions. Chapter 11 SOA Security. Chapter 12 SOA Governance. Part Three Case Studies. Chapter 13 Case Study - Travel Insurance. Chapter 14 Case Study - Service-Based Integration in Insurance. Appendix A Business Use Cases. Appendix B Evaluating SOA Services. Appendix C Additional Reading. Index.
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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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About Michael Rosen

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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