Service Oriented Architecture SOA For Dummies

Author: Judith Hurwitz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470469941
Format: PDF, Docs
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Feeling overwhelmed by the buzz about SOA—service oriented architecture? Take heart! Service Oriented Architecture For Dummies, 2nd Edition makes it easy to understand, plan, and implement the latest SOA solutions for your business. Whether you’re the IT person responsible for developing SOA or the executive who’s trying to get a handle on the concept, Service Oriented Architecture For Dummies, 2nd Edition will help you understand what SOA is, why it’s important, and how you can make the most of it. You’ll find out about the business and financial aspects of SOA, how to decide if you need it, and what it can mean to your bottom line. Discover how to: Identify the main components of SOA and how they work to create business processes Create reusable, flexible systems and avoid common pitfalls Deconstruct business processes and applications to identify their components, then put them together in new ways Construct SOA business applications for maximum adaptability Confirm quality in a situation that’s difficult to test, and assure the quality and consistency of your data Develop a governance strategy for SOA based on your company’s philosophy and culture Work with XML and understand how it’s used in SOA Maximize the benefits of unified communications Understand software ecosystems, rich interfaces, and the development lifecycle Packed with real-life case studies illustrating how SOA has been applied in a variety of industries, Service Oriented Architecture For Dummies, 2nd Edition demystifies one of today’s hottest business tools.

Service Oriented Architecture SOA

Author: Eric A. Marks
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470447478
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Praise for Service-Oriented Architecture "This book provides a superb overview of the SOA topic. Marks and Bell provide practical guidance across the entire SOA life cycle-from business imperatives and motivations to the post-deployment business and technical metrics to consider. With this book, Marks and Bell demonstrate a unique ability to take the complex dynamics of SOA, and through an eloquent set of metaphors, models, and principles, provide an understandable and insightful how-to manual for both technical and business executives. This will become a required handbook for any organization implementing SOA." —Dan Bertrand, Enterprise Technology Officer & EDS Fellow, EDS Corporation "A fundamental breakthrough in the business and technology perspectives of SOA-this book belongs in every software developer, architect, and IT executive library. Marks and Bell demonstrate a creative and practical approach to building complex, service-oriented systems. I especially liked the hands-on perspective brought to multiple aspects of SOA. A must-have guide in the technology turbulence of the future." —Ariel Aloni, Chief Technology Officer, SunGard Data Management Solutions "This outstanding text gets straight to the heart of the matter, cutting through the hyperbole and discussing how to drive real business value through SOA. It will certainly impact my behavior, our governance models, and, subsequently, the successful business outcomes we derive as we continue to embrace SOA. A must-read for battle-scarred SOA veterans and fledgling architects alike." —Christopher Crowhurst, Vice President and Chief Architect, Thomson Learning "Too often, SOA has been perceived as 'all about the technology'-standards, technology stacks, operational monitoring, and the like. In this book, Marks and Bell expand beyond the technology to provide a refreshing business-driven perspective to SOA, connecting the dots between business requirements, architecture, and development and operations, and overlaying these perspectives with tried-and-true governance techniques to keep SOA initiatives on track. A must-read for those leading the charge to adopt SOA within their enterprise." —Brent Carlson, Chief Technology Officer, LogicLibrary and coauthor of San Francisco Design Patterns: Blueprints for Business Software "Marks and Bell have captured a wealth of practical experience and lessons learned in what has become the hottest topic in software development. In this book, they explain in detail what works and what does not, from procedural issues to technical challenges. This book is an invaluable reference for organizations seeking the benefits of SOAs." —Dr. Jeffrey S. Poulin, System Architect, Lockheed Martin and author of Measuring Software Reuse: Principles, Practices, and Economic Models "One of the last things companies often consider when implementing a business solution such as SOA is the impact on people. Marks and Bell provide an in-depth look at 'what has to change' from a process standpoint to make any SOA implementation a success. A great read for those considering to embark on an enterprise SOA and looking for the right mix of people, process, and products." —Alan Himler, Vice President of Product Management and Marketing, LogicLibrary SOA is a complex topic and a complex organizational goal Service-Oriented Architecture: A Planning and Implementation Guide for Business and Technology shows you how to plan, implement, and achieve SOA value through its prescriptive approach, joining the business and strategic perspective to the technical and architectural perspective. Applicable to all industries, technology platforms, and operating environments, this innovative book provides you with the essential strategies to drive greater value from your SOA and realize your business goals.

SERVICE ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE FOR ENTERPRISE AND CLOUD APPLICATIONS 2ND ED With CD

Author: Shankar Kambhampaty
Publisher:
ISBN: 9788126519897
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Special Features: · SOA is an upcoming and hot topic nowadays. Besides the corporate work, SOA is being introduced as an elective paper in major universities.· First book that focuses on architecture, design and development of enterprise and cloud applications based on SOA.· Caters to the needs of students who need to understand the concepts of SOA and cloud computing; architects, designers and developers who build SOA-based enterprise and cloud applications and CXOs and Project managers who make decisions on undertaking SOA projects involving enterprise and cloud applications.· Provides insights on concepts of SOA and cloud computing that can be put to immediate use for creating transformational impact.· Includes detailed description (and code) to enable architects, designers and developers to build SOA applications on Java and .NET platforms.· Offers a comprehensive and structured set of reference models and techniques for custom-built enterprise and cloud applications that can be readily applied by system integration companies and end-user organizations to address customer needs.· Presents both concepts and technology detail in addressing the IT challenges faced by organizations on their business transformation journey with SOA and cloud computing. About The Book: This book is targeted at practitioners who wish to get insights into developing SOA solutions. Software architects, designers, developers, project managers and consultants can benefit significantly from this book. At the same time, beginners can also get an understanding of the concepts and how SOA based solutions are developed in practice today. Strawman architecture for Enterprise-wide SOA and reference architectures for SOA based applications can serve to be very convenient starting points for anyone wanting to recommend or develop SOA solution. Designers can follow the methodologies outlined for service design in this book and come up with services model for their applications. The best practices identified through executing a number of SOA projects, provide the much needed guidance to project teams.New to the second edition:Keeping in mind the feedback received and the changes taking place in technology and in IT industry, the following enhancements are included. 1) Introduce Software Engineering as Chapter 1 - One of the points given as feedback for the first edition is that there are several practicing developers, testers and project/program managers who are interested in SOA but do not have the necessary background or experience in Software Engineering. Accordingly, Software Engineering Principles has been added as the first chapter. 2) Cloud Computing - Since the launch of the book, Cloud computing and services based on the Cloud (internet cloud) have emerged as major trends related to deploying and leveraging of services. Therefore, separate chapters on Cloud Computing Concepts, Cloud Computing Platforms and SOA with Cloud Services have been included.

Service Oriented Architecture paperback

Author: Thomas Erl
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780134524450
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"Service Oriented Architecture is a hot, but often misunderstood topic in IT today. Thomas articulately describes the concepts, specifications, and standards behind service orientation and Web Services. For enterprises adopting SOA, there is detailed advice for service-oriented analysis, planning, and design. This book is a must read!" --Alex Lynch, Principal Consultant, Microsoft Enterprise Services "One primary objective of applying SOA in design is to provide business value to the solutions we build. Understanding the right approach to analyzing, designing, and developing service-oriented solutions is critical. Thomas has done a great job of demystifying SOA in practical terms with his book." --Rick Weaver, IBM Senior Consulting Certified SW I/T Specialist "A pragmatic guide to SOA principles, strategy, and best practices that distills the hype into a general framework for approaching SOA adoption in complex enterprise environments." --Sameer Tyagi, Senior Staff Engineer, Sun Microsystems "A very timely and much needed contribution to a rapidly emerging field. Through clarifying the principles and nuances of this space, the author provides a comprehensive treatment of critical key aspects of SOA from analysis and planning to standards ranging from WS-specifications to BPEL. I''ll be recommending this book to both clients and peers who are planning on embracing SOA principles." --Ravi Palepu, Senior Field Architect, Rogue Wave Software "Finally, an SOA book based on real implementation experience in production environments. Too many SOA books get lost in the technical details of Web Services standards, or simply repeat vendor hype. This book covers the really hard parts: the complex process of planning, designing and implementing service-oriented architectures that meet organizational goals. It is an essential companion to any software developer, architect, or project manager implementing--or thinking about implementing--a service-oriented architecture." --Priscilla Walmsley, Managing Director of Datypic "Thomas Erl''s Service-Oriented Architecture: Concepts, Technology, and Design is as good an introduction to service-oriented architectures as one could wish for. In a single volume, it covers the entire topic, from theory to real-world use to technical details. The examples are superb and the writing is wonderfully clear." --Ronald Bourret, Author, "XML and Databases" "Finally an SOA book which gets to the point with real world answers and examples. Erl guides you on a real world SOA journey. From architecture design to industry standards, this book is well written and can be easily referenced for everyday use. When embarking on your own service orientated adventures, this is the book you want in your bag." --Clark Sell, Vice President, CSell Incorporated "Organizations struggling to evolve existing service-oriented solutions beyond simple Web Services now have an expert resource available. Leading the way to the true service-oriented enterprise, Thomas Erl demystifies the complexities of the open WS-I standards with detailed practical discussions and case studies. Erl''s depth and clarity makes this work a superb complement to his Field Guide." --Kevin P. Davis, PhD., Software Architect "This book is an excellent guide for architects, developers, and managers who are already working with or are considering developing Web Services or Service-Oriented Architecture solutions. The book is divided into four sections. In the first section the fundamental technologies of XML, Web Services and Service-Oriented Architectures are described in detail with attention given to emerging standards. The book is well written and very thorough in its coverage of the subject. I recommend this book highly to anyone interested in enterprise level service architectures." --Adam Hocek, President and CTO, Broadstrokes, Inc. Additional praise quotes are published at: www.soabooks.com/reviews.asp The foremost "how-to" guide to SOA Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) is at the heart of a revolutionary computing platform that is being adopted world-wide and has earned the support of every major software provider. In Service-Oriented Architecture: Concepts, Technology, and Design, Thomas Erl presents the first end-to-end tutorial that provides step-by-step instructions for modeling and designing service-oriented solutions from the ground up. Erl uses more than 125 case study examples and over 300 diagrams to illuminate the most important facets of building SOA platforms: goals, obstacles, concepts, technologies, standards, delivery strategies, and processes for analysis and design. His book''s broad coverage includes Detailed step-by-step processes for service-oriented analysis and service-oriented design An in-depth exploration of service-orientation as a distinct design paradigm, including a comparison to object-orientation A comprehensive study of SOA support in .NET and J2EE development and runtime platforms Descriptions of over a dozen key Web services technologies and WS-* specifications, including explanations of how they interrelate and how they are positioned within SOA The use of "In Plain English" sections, which describe complex concepts through non-technical analogies Guidelines for service-oriented business modeling and the creation of specialized service abstraction layers A study contrasting past architectures with SOA and reviewing current industry influences Project planning and the comparison of different SOA delivery strategies The goal of this book is to help you attain a solid understanding of what constitutes contemporary SOA along with step-by-step guidance for realizing its successful implementation. About the Web Sites Erl''s Service-Oriented Architecture books are supported by two Web sites. http:// www.soabooks.com provides a variety of content resources and http:// www.soaspecs.com supplies a descriptive portal to referenced specifications. � Copyright Pearson Education. All rights reserved.

Applied SOA

Author: Michael Rosen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118079795
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Endorsed by all major vendors (Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, and SAP), SOA has quickly become the industry standard for building next-generation software; this practical guide shows readers how to achieve the many benefits of SOA Begins with a look at the architectural principles needed to create successful applications and then goes on to examine the process for designing services and SOA implementations Each stage of the design process has an accompanying chapter that walks readers through the details and provides helpful tips, techniques, and examples The author team of SOA practitioners also provides two unique, comprehensive, end-to-end case studies illustrating the architectural and design techniques presented in the book

Enterprise SOA

Author: Dirk Krafzig
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional
ISBN: 0131465759
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Learn to apply the significant promise of SOA to overcome the formidable challenges of distributed enterprise development.

Service Management For Dummies

Author: Judith Hurwitz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470440589
Format: PDF, Docs
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Describes what service management is and provides information on ways to create and maintain a service management plan, how to optimize a data center, and ways to improve quality and costs, along with case studies for a variety of business sectors.

Service oriented Architecture Compass

Author: Norbert Bieberstein
Publisher: FT Press
ISBN: 0131870025
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Praise for Service-Oriented Architecture Compass "A comprehensive roadmap to Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA). SOA is, in reality, a business architecture to be used by those enterprises intending to prosper in the 21st century. Decision makers who desire that their business become flexible can jumpstart that process by adopting the best practices and rules of thumb described in SOA Compass." -Bob Laird, MCI IT Chief Architect "The book Service-Oriented Architecture Compass shows very clearly by means of real projects how agile business processes can be implemented using Service-Oriented Architectures. The entire development cycle from planning through implementation is presented very close to practice and the critical success factors are presented very convincingly." -Professor Dr. Thomas Obermeier, Vice Dean of FHDW Bergisch Gladbach, Germany "This book is a major improvement in the field. It gives a clear view and all the key points on how to really face a SOA deployment in today's organizations." -Mario Moreno, IT Architect Leader, Generali France "Service-Oriented Architecture enables organizations to be agile and flexible enough to adopt new business strategies and produce new services to overcome the challenges created by business dynamism today. CIOs have to consider SOA as a foundation of their Enterprise Applications Architecture primarily because it demonstrates that IT aligns to business processes and also because it positions IT as a service enabler and maximizes previous investments on business applications. To understand and profit from SOA, this book provides CIOs with the necessary concepts and knowledge needed to understand and adapt it into their IT organizations." -Sabri Hamed Al-Azazi, CIO of Dubai Holding, Sabri "I am extremely impressed by the depth and scale of this book! The title is perfect-when you know where you want to go, you need a compass to guide you there! After good IT strategy leads you to SOA, this book is the perfect vehicle that will drive you from dream to reality. We in DSK Bank will use it as our SOA bible in the ongoing project." -Miro Vichev, CIO, DSK Bank, Bulgaria, member of OTP Group "Service-Oriented Architecture offers a pathway to networking of intra- and inter-corporate business systems. The standards have the potential to create far more flexible and resilient business information systems than have been possible in the past. This book is a must-read for those who care about the future of business IT." -Elizabeth Hackenson, CIO, MCI "Service-Oriented Architecture is key to help customers become on demand businesses-a business that can quickly respond to competitive threats and be first to take advantage of marketplace opportunities. SOA Compass is a must-read for those individuals looking to bridge the gap between IT and business in order to help their enterprises become more flexible and responsive." -Michael Liebow, Vice President, Web Services and Service-Oriented Architecture, IBM Business Consulting Services "This book is a welcome addition to SOA literature. It articulates the business case and provides practical proven real-world advice, guidance, tips, and techniques for organizations to make the evolution from simple point-to-point web services to true SOA by addressing such topics as planning, organization, analysis and design, security, and systems management." -Denis O'Sullivan, Fireman's Fund Enterprise Architect Maximize the business value and flexibility of your SOA deployment In this book, IBM Enterprise Integration Team experts present a start-to-finish guide to planning, implementing, and managing Service-Oriented Architecture. Drawing on their extensive experience helping enterprise customers migrate to SOA, the authors share hard-earned lessons and best practices for architects, project managers, and software development leaders alike. Well-written and practical, Service-Oriented Architecture Compass offers the perfect blend of principles and "how-to" guidance for transitioning your infrastructure to SOA. The authors clearly explain what SOA is, the opportunities it offers, and how it differs from earlier approaches. Using detailed examples from IBM consulting engagements, they show how to deploy SOA solutions that tightly integrate with your processes and operations, delivering maximum flexibility and value. With detailed coverage of topics ranging from policy-based management to workflow implementation, no other SOA book offers comparable value to workingIT professionals. Coverage includes SOA from both a business and technical standpoint-and how to make the business case Planning your SOA project: best practices and pitfalls to avoid SOA analysis and design for superior flexibility and value Securing and managing your SOA environment Using SOA to simplify enterprise application integration Implementing business processes and workflow in SOA environments Case studies in SOA deployment After you've deployed: delivering better collaboration, greater scalability, and more sophisticated applications The IBM Press developerWorks® Series is a unique undertaking in which print books and the Web are mutually supportive. The publications in this series are complemented by resources on the developerWorks Web site on ibm.com. Icons throughout the book alert the reader to these valuable resources.

Service oriented Architecture

Author: Thomas Erl
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131428980
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Service-oriented architecture is no longer an exclusive discipline practiced only by expensive consultants. With this book's help, readers can plan, architect, and implement their own service-oriented environments--efficiently and cost-effectively. This book comes with a variety of resources, including a complete glossary, examples, articles, and current industry information.

Service Oriented Architecture

Author: James P. Lawler
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420045017
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Aggressively being adopted by organizations in all markets, service-oriented architecture (SOA) is a framework enabling business process improvement for gaining competitive advantage. Service-Oriented Architecture: SOA Strategy, Methodology, and Technology guides you through the challenges of deploying SOA. It demonstrates conclusively that strategy and methodology are the keys to implementing SOA and provides the methodology needed for SOA success. The book examines the role of both non-agile and agile project management techniques for deploying SOA. Its methodology applies frameworks of governance, communications, product realization, project management, architecture, data management, service management, human resource management and post implementation processes. Filled with case studies, the book shows the methodology in action. This reference benefits business managers, business analysts, and technology project managers who are serious about adopting SOA as a long-term strategy. It is also benefits those new to business process management, enterprise architecture, and information systems and need to understand SOA, its business drivers, and its methodology.