Service-oriented architecture (SOA) is finally becoming a concrete discipline rather than a hopeful collection of cloud charts. This book demonstrates how SOA can simplify the creation of large-scale applications, whether your project involves a large set of Web Services-based components, or is a means to connect legacy applications to more modern business processes. SOA in Practice explains how — and whether — SOA fits your needs.
Get to grips with clear definitions of “Service” and “Architecture” to understand the full SOA picture. Read about SOA in simple terms from Oracle ACE Directors for SOA and Middleware in this book. A concise, no-nonsense guide to demystifying Service Oriented Architecture.
SOA Patterns provides detailed, technology-neutral solutions to these challenges, and many others, using plain language. You’ll understand the design patterns that promote and enforce flexibility, availability, and scalability. Each of the 26 patterns uses the classic problem/solution format and a unique technology map to show where specific solutions fit into the general pattern.
This book will teach you WCF, Entity Framework, LINQ, and LINQ to Entities quickly and easily. Apply best practices to your WCF services and utilize Entity Framework in your WCF services. Practical, with step-by-step instructions and precise screenshots, this is a truly hands-on book for all C++, C#, and VB.NET developers.
Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) remains a buzzword in the business and IT community, largely because the ability to react quickly is of utmost importance. SOA can be the key solution to this. The challenge lies in the tricky task of integrating all the applications in a business through a Service Oriented Architecture, and “Do more with SOA Integration: Best of Packt” will help you do just that with content from a total of eight separate Packt books.