Chapter 2. Business Integration Architecture and Patterns

A typical business integration project involves coordinating several different IT assets, potentially running on different platforms, and having been developed at different times using different technologies. Being able to easily manipulate and exchange information with a diverse set of components is a major technical challenge. It is best addressed by the programming model used to develop business integration solutions.

This chapter explores the fundamentals of the business integration programming model. It introduces the Service Component Architecture (SCA) and discusses patterns related to business integration. Patterns seem to permeate our lives. Sewing patterns, think-and-learn patterns ...

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