Service Oriented Architecture is mainly a mindset, an enterprise strategy whose natural implementation is represented by web services. SOA is not a single product or single reference architecture to be followed, but SOA is all about best practices, reference architectures, processes, toolsets, and frameworks, along with many other things which will help you and your organization to increase the responsiveness and agility of your enterprise architecture. Standards and frameworks play a greater role in enabling easy and widespread industry adoption of SOA.
This book will help you learn the importance of designing a sound architecture for successful implementation of any business solution, different types of C/S architecture, and various tenets of SOA, explaining the fundamentals and explaining the advantage of using the Service Oriented Architecture in designing of the business solution. From a basic XML-over-HTTP approach to the REST and SOAP protocols, we get into the details of how web services can be implemented with various degrees of complexity and flexibility using JAVA.
This book will explain the concepts of business layer that is 'The SOA core'. You will also learn when SOA will define as an asset to your project with the help of practical examples.
In the early years when the WS-approach began to emerge it suffered from difficulties due to many factors, for instance, complex adoption process and poor standardization. Now, with little effort times are mature for using this technology and also getting great advantages, both immediate and as an investment for our future works. The book concludes with the focus on explanation of these assets.