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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Motivation

    1. Characteristics of Large Distributed Systems

    2. The Tale of the Magic Bus

    3. What We Can Learn from the Tale of the Magic Bus

    4. History of SOA

    5. SOA in Five Slides

  2. Chapter 2 SOA

    1. Definitions of SOA

    2. SOA Drivers

    3. SOA Concepts

    4. SOA Ingredients

    5. SOA Is Not a Silver Bullet

    6. SOA Is Not a Specific Technology

    7. SOA Versus Distributed Objects

    8. SOA Terminology

    9. Summary

  3. Chapter 3 Services

    1. Services

    2. Interfaces and Contracts

    3. Additional Service Attributes

    4. Summary

  4. Chapter 4 Loose Coupling

    1. The Need for Fault Tolerance

    2. Forms of Loose Coupling

    3. Dealing with Loose Coupling

    4. Summary

  5. Chapter 5 The Enterprise Service Bus

    1. ESB Responsibilities

    2. Heterogeneous ESBs

    3. ESB Differences

    4. Value-Added ESB Services

    5. Summary

  6. Chapter 6 Service Classification

    1. A Fundamental Service Classification

    2. Basic Services

    3. Composed Services

    4. Process Services

    5. Other Service Classifications

    6. Technical and Infrastructure Services

    7. Beyond Services

    8. Summary

  7. Chapter 7 Business Process Management

    1. BPM Terminology

    2. BPM and SOA

    3. Example for BPM with Services

    4. Business Process Modeling

    5. Other Approaches to Identifying Services

    6. Orchestration Versus Choreography

    7. A Few More Things to Think About

    8. Summary

  8. Chapter 8 SOA and the Organization

    1. Roles and Organizations

    2. Funding Models

    3. Summary

  9. Chapter 9 SOA in Context

    1. SOA-Based Architecture Models

    2. Dealing with Frontends and Backends

    3. Summary

  10. Chapter 10 Message Exchange Patterns

    1. Introduction to MEPs

    2. Basic MEPs

    3. More Complicated MEPs

    4. Dealing with Reliability and Errors

    5. Dealing with Different MEP Layers

    6. Event-Driven Architecture

    7. Summary

  11. Chapter 11 Service Lifecycle

    1. Services Under Development

    2. Services in Production

    3. Summary

  12. Chapter 12 Versioning

    1. Versioning Requirements

    2. Domain-Driven Versioning

    3. Versioning of Data Types

    4. Configuration-Management-Driven Versioning

    5. Versioning in Practice

    6. Summary

  13. Chapter 13 SOA and Performance

    1. Where Performance Matters

    2. From Remote Stored Procedures to Services

    3. Performance and Reusability

    4. Performance and Backward Compatibility

    5. Summary

  14. Chapter 14 SOA and Security

    1. Security Requirements

    2. Dealing with Security Requirements

    3. SOA Security in Practice

    4. Security with XML and Web Services

    5. When Security Comes into Play

    6. Summary

  15. Chapter 15 Technical Details

    1. Services and State

    2. Idempotency

    3. Testing and Debugging

    4. Dealing with Technical Data (Header Data)

    5. Data Types

    6. Error Handling

    7. Summary

  16. Chapter 16 Web Services

    1. Motivation for Using Web Services

    2. Fundamental Web Services Standards

    3. Web Services in Practice

    4. Closing Notes

    5. Summary

  17. Chapter 17 Service Management

    1. The History of Service Brokers

    2. Repositories and Registries

    3. Summary

  18. Chapter 18 Model-Driven Service Development

    1. Generated Service Code

    2. Modeling Services

    3. Meta Models in Practice

    4. Setting Up MDSD Processes

    5. Tools

    6. Avoiding Bottlenecks

    7. Summary

  19. Chapter 19 Establishing SOA and SOA Governance

    1. Introducing SOA

    2. SOA Governance

    3. SOA Step-by-Step

    4. Other SOA Approaches

    5. Additional Recommendations

    6. Summary

  20. Chapter 20 Epilogue

    1. Is SOA Something New?

    2. Does SOA Increase Complexity?

    3. What Are the Key Success Factors for SOA?

    4. Where Is SOA Not Appropriate?

    5. Does SOA Replace OOP?

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