Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) – Episode 2 (Myths and Facts)admin
We started in previous episode with investigating the roots and origins of SOA concept. In this episode, we will clarify some of the wrong beliefs and myths about SOA. The worst thing is to have a blurred image about an architecture. We will start with a simple definition of SOA and will proceed to clarify various concepts around it.
[thumbsupbox]Simple Definition of SOA: SOA is a loosely-coupled architecture designed to meet the business needs of the organization. [/thumbsupbox]
The key promise of SOA is to enable agile business processes via open, standards-based interoperability. While these standards are important we must remember that standards are not architecture and architectures are not implementations. At the end of the day it is the implementation of a well-designed architecture that will generate business benefits, not the architecture itself.
SOA Myths and Facts
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