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This book demonstrates service-oriented architecture (SOA) as aconcrete discipline rather than a hopeful collection of cloudcharts. Built upon the author's firsthand experience rolling out aSOA at a major corporation, SOA in Practice explains howSOA can simplify the creation and maintenance of large-scaleapplications. Whether your project involves a large set of WebServices-based components, or connects legacy applications tomodern business processes, this book clarifies how -- and whether-- SOA fits your needs.SOA has been a vision for years. This book brings it down to earthby describing the real-world problems of implementing and running aSOA in practice. After defining SOA's many facets, examiningtypical use patterns, and exploring how loose coupling helps buildstronger applications, SOA in Practice presents aframework to help you determine when to take advantage of SOA. Inthis book you will:

  • Focus squarely on real deployment and technology, not juststandards maps

  • Examine business problems to determine which ones fit a SOAapproach before plastering a SOA solution on top of them

  • Find clear paths for building solutions without getting trappedin the mire of changing web services details

  • Gain the experience of a systems analyst intimately involvedwith SOA

"The principles and experiences described in this book played animportant role in making SOA at T-Mobile a success story, with morethan 10 million service calls per day."--Dr. Steffen Roehn, Member of the Executive Committee T-MobileInternational (CIO)"Nicolai Josuttis has produced something that is rare in theover-hyped world of SOA; a thoughtful work with deep insights basedon hands-on experiences. This book is a significant milestone inpromoting practical disciplines for all SOA practitioners."--John Schmidt, Chairman, Integration Consortium"The book belongs in the hands of every CIO, IT Director and ITplanning manager."--Dr. Richard Mark Soley, Chairman and CEO, Object ManagementGroup; Executive Director, SOA Consortium

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"SOA in Practice" - by SOA in Practice on 15-JAN-2011
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Awesome SOA book with clear explanations. Clout removed and Cloud cleared.
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