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Service-oriented architecture : concepts, technology, and design / Thomas Erl

Main Author Erl, Thomas Country Estados Unidos. Publication New York : Prentice-Hall, cop. 2005 Description XXVIII, 760 p. : il. ; 24 cm ISBN 0-13-185858-0 CDU 681.3.062
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

The first start-to-finish, step-by-step guide to modeling and designing SOA. Using Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), enterprises can deliver high-value business services more rapidly and effectively, and gain unprecedented flexibility and value from existing IT infrastructure. SOA has earned the support of virtually every major software provider, and some 75% of enterprises surveyed are now investing in SOA technology and expertise. In Service-Oriented Architecture: Concepts, Technology, and Design, the author of 2004's best-selling SOA book presents the first end-to-end-tutorial for modeling and designing successful service-oriented architectures from the ground up. Writing in plain English, Thomas Erl provides step-by-step process descriptions for analyzing and designing any service or service-oriented business process definition.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Preface
  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Case Studies
  • I Soa And Web Services Fundamentals
  • 3 Introducing SOA
  • 4 The Evolution of SOA
  • 5 Web Services and Primitive SOA
  • II Soa And Ws-* Extensions
  • 6 Web Services and Contemporary SOA (I: Activity Management and Composition)
  • 7 Web Services and Contemporary SOA (II: Advanced Messaging, Metadata, and Security)
  • III Soa And Service-Orientation
  • 8 Principles of Service-Orientation
  • 9 Service Layers
  • IV Building Soa (Planning And Analysis)
  • 10 SOA Delivery Strategies
  • 11 Service-Oriented Analysis (I: Introduction)
  • 12 Service-Oriented Analysis (II: Service Modeling)
  • V Building Soa (Technology And Design)
  • 13 Service-Oriented Design (I: Introduction)
  • 14 Service-Oriented Design (II: SOA Composition Guidelines)
  • 15 Service-Oriented Design (III: Service Design)
  • 16 Service-Oriented Design (IV: Business Process Design)
  • 17 Fundamental WS-* Extensions
  • 18 SOA Platforms
  • Appendix A Case Studies: Conclusion
  • Appendix B Service Models
  • Reference
  • About the Author
  • About SOA Systems
  • About the Photographs
  • Index

Excerpt provided by Syndetics

Service-Oriented Architecture: Concepts, Technology, and Design Preface Authoring this book involved nearly a year of writing, research, and staying on top of a subject matter that is constantly expanding its reach and importance. Although the majority of the chapters focus on service-oriented architecture from a vendor-neutral perspective, achieving an accurate representation of this perspective required that I spend a great deal of time evaluating SOA support in all primary vendor platforms. As part of this research stage I spoke with more than a hundred senior IT professionals, either through interviews or through my work as an awards judge evaluating platform submissions. One of the most interesting facets of this project has been in defining service-orientation within the context of Web services. While studying the individual parts of what constitutes service-orientation as a paradigm, I came to realize just how many of its roots lie in past innovations. Yet at the same time, it is distinct, blending traditional and new concepts in support of a unique architectural model. Despite its apparent "newness," SOA, on a fundamental level, is based on a very old and established school of thought. Service-orientation, as a means of separating things into independent and logical units, is a very common concept. As I progressed through these chapters, I began to notice this more often in everyday life. Items, people, organizations we come into contact with either offer some form of service or participate in performing a service. Once applied to technology architecture, though, service-orientation is concerned with a specific part of our service-oriented world: business automation. Competitive business climates demand that corporations minimize redundant effort and maximize the expediency with which strategic goals can be achieved. Inefficient organizations that consistently waste resources are bound to fall behind. The manner in which an organization automates its business is a critical factor in determining the level of efficiency at which it operates and, ultimately, the extent of success it attains in its ventures. This is what makes SOA so valuable. By shaping automation logic through service-orientation, existing investments can be leveraged, business intelligence can be accurately expressed, and inherent automation agility can be achieved. When coupled with the Web services technology platform, SOA offers a significant and real benefit potential that can transform the technology and outlook of an organization. My goal for this book is to help you explore, understand, and realize this potential. (c) Copyright Pearson Education. All rights reserved. Excerpted from Service-Oriented Architecture: Concepts, Technology, and Design by Thomas Erl All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Thomas Erl is a best-selling IT author and founder of CloudSchool.com (tm) and SOASchool.com ®. Thomas has been the world's top-selling service technology author for over five years and is the series editor of the Prentice Hall Service Technology Series from Thomas Erl ( www.servicetechbooks.com ), as well as the editor of the Service Technology Magazine ( www.servicetechmag.com ). With over 175,000 copies in print world-wide, his eight published books have become international bestsellers and have been formally endorsed by senior members of major IT organizations, such as IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Intel, Accenture, IEEE, HL7, MITRE, SAP, CISCO, HP, and others.

Four of his books, Cloud Computing: Concepts, Technology & Architecture, SOA Design Patterns, SOA Principles of Service Design, and SOA Governance, were authored in collaboration with the IT community and have contributed to the definition of cloud computing technology mechanisms, the service-oriented architectural model and service-orientation as a distinct paradigm. Thomas is currently working with over 20 authors on several new books dedicated to specialized topic areas such as cloud computing, Big Data, modern service technologies, and service-orientation.

As CEO of Arcitura Education Inc. and in cooperation with CloudSchool.com (tm) and SOASchool.com ®, Thomas has led the development of curricula for the internationally recognized SOA Certified Professional (SOACP) and Cloud Certified Professional (CCP) accreditation programs, which have established a series of formal, vendor-neutral industry certifications.

Thomas is the founding member of the SOA Manifesto Working Group and author of the Annotated SOA Manifesto ( www.soa-manifesto.com ). He is a member of the Cloud Education & Credential Committee, SOA Education Committee, and he further oversees the SOAPatterns.org and CloudPatterns.org initiatives, which are dedicated to the on-going development of master pattern catalogs for service-oriented computing and cloud computing.

Thomas has toured over 20 countries as a speaker and instructor for public and private events, and regularly participates in international conferences, including SOA, Cloud + Service Technology Symposium and Gartner events. Over 100 articles and interviews by Thomas have been published in numerous publications, including the Wall Street Journal and CIO Magazine.

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