Chapter 8. Managing Process Integrity
Achieving consistency in the execution of complex business processes that span multiple subsystems is one of the most challenging problems in IT. The first part of this chapter provides an overview of the problem scope, common solutions for achieving process integrity, and how they fit into an SOA. The second part of the chapter provides a set of concrete recommendations for SOA architects, based on an extension to our airline example.
Data Versus Process Integrity
Process integrity is not necessarily a well-established or well-defined concept. The core building blocks of process integrity are based on the widely established concepts of data integrity. However, as we will see in the following, data integrity ...