In this recipe, we will identify how to call web services in a sequence from the BPEL process. The sequential web service invocation presents one of the basic workflow concepts. We use this approach when we have several web services in our business process and each of them needs to wait for the previous one to finish.
We need to set up an environment where we can access multiple web services. Since the BPEL processes are also exposed as web services, we can also call another BPEL process in a sequence.
The following steps explain how to call a web service in a sequence from the BPEL process: