Chapter 3. Business Orchestration
Business integration at the most basic level is process integration, which involves various back-end systems. For example, an order fulfillment process could interact with a credit verification system and a shipping system to complete an order. Using a markup language, business integration addresses such issues and makes it easy for business to integrate various disparate back-end systems.
This chapter presents Web Services Business Process Execution Language (WS-BPEL or just BPEL for short). We do not get into the semantics of whether it is business orchestration, service orchestration, business choreography, ...