What this book does not cover

While issues relating to integration and interoperability are referenced and discussed throughout this book, service-oriented integration as a specific topic is not covered. This is to prevent overlap with Service-Oriented Architecture: A Field Guide to Integrating XML and Web Services, this book's companion guide. The Field Guide is dedicated to matters of integration and explores numerous service-oriented integration architectures, strategies, and best practices.

Also though this book will be useful to developers who want to understand how to build services for SOA and how different technology platforms support the SOA model, this is not a book that explains how to program Web services using any particular programming language. The step-by-step instructions provided focus on building and orchestrating service endpointsnot the underlying component logic. We therefore supply tutorials and/or code examples for the following open Web services languages: WSDL, SOAP, XML Schema, WS-BPEL, WS-Coordination, WS-Policy, WS-MetadataExchange, WS-Security, WS-Addressing, and WS-ReliableMessaging.


A knowledge of XML is recommended prior to reading this book. Suggested reading materials are listed at www.serviceoriented.ws, and a collection of introductory papers can be found at www.xmltechnologyexpert.com.


Case Studies

Part I: SOA and Web Services Fundamentals

Introducing SOA

The Evolution of SOA

Web Services and Primitive SOA

Part II: SOA and WS-* Extensions

Web Services and Contemporary SOA (Part I: Activity Management and Composition)

Web Services and Contemporary SOA (Part II: Advanced Messaging, Metadata, and Security)

Part III: SOA and Service-Orientation

Principles of Service-Orientation

Service Layers

Part IV: Building SOA (Planning and Analysis)

SOA Delivery Strategies

Service-Oriented Analysis (Part I: Introduction)

Service-Oriented Analysis (Part II: Service Modeling)

Part V: Building SOA (Technology and Design)

Service-Oriented Design (Part I: Introduction)

Service-Oriented Design (Part II: SOA Composition Guidelines)

Service-Oriented Design (Part III: Service Design)

Service-Oriented Design (Part IV: Business Process Design)

Fundamental WS-* Extensions

SOA Platforms

Appendix A. Case Studies: Conclusion

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Service-Oriented Architecture. Concepts, Technology, and Design
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA): Concepts, Technology, and Design
ISBN: 0131858580
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 150
Authors: Thomas Erl
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