Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) For Dummies

Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) For Dummies


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ISBN-13: 9780470376843
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/14/2009
Series: For Dummies Series
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 746,279
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Judith Hurwitz (President & CEO), Robin Bloor (Partner & Senior Consultant), Marcia Kaufman (Partner & COO), and Fern Halper (Partner & Senior Data Management Strategist) are executives at Hurwitz & Associates, strategy consultants specializing in data and service management and service oriented architecture. The team works with industry leaders on strategy and planning.

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Table of Contents


Part I: Getting Started with SOA.

Chapter 1: Getting to Know SOA.

Chapter 2: Are You Ready for SOA? A Self Test.

Chapter 3: Making Sure SOA Happens.

Chapter 4: SOA Quick Start: Entry Points for Starting the SOA Journey.

Part II: Introducing SOA Basics.

Chapter 5: Understanding Software Architecture.

Chapter 6: Working with Software Components.

Chapter 7: Discovering the Main Components of SOA.

Chapter 8: Playing Fast and Loose: Loose Coupling and Federation.

Chapter 9: The Collaborative Lifecycle of the Business Process.

Part III: Nitty-Gritty SOA.

Chapter 10: (e)Xplaining XML.

Chapter 11: Dealing with Adapters.

Chapter 12: Discovering the Service Broker.

Chapter 13: The Enterprise Service Bus.

Chapter 14: The SOA Service Manager.

Part IV: SOA Sustenance.

Chapter 15: SOA Governance.

Chapter 16: SOA Security.

Chapter 17: Turning Data into Services.

Chapter 18: SOA Software Development.

Chapter 19: The Registry and the Repository.

Chapter 20: Putting Quality into SOA.

Part V: Real Life with SOA.

Chapter 21: Financial Services.

Chapter 22: Government.

Chapter 23: Healthcare.

Chapter 24: Hospitality and Travel.

Chapter 25: Information Services.

Chapter 26: Manufacturing and Distribution.

Chapter 27: Retail.

Chapter 28: Telecommunications.

Chapter 29: Utilities and Energy.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 30: Ten Swell SOA Resources.

Chapter 31: Ten SOA No-Nos.



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