Chapter 15. Enterprise Service Bus and Service Registry

No Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) discussion is complete without mentioning the Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) and the Service Registry. Publishing and discovery of SOA business services are facilitated by a Service Registry because this encourages reuse across the organization and saves time by allowing for easy searching and browsing of services. All this facilitates SOA governance, which is a key requirement in any SOA solution. Services are enterprise assets that will stay with companies for years to come. They need to be produced while adhering to certain standards and policies and stored in a manner that would make them accessible across the enterprise. This is not to mention the ...

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