The Contenders

Enterprise Integration Architectural Patterns


This chapter is called “The Contenders” because it describes enterprise integration that does not rely on a cloud implementation. An enterprise that has chosen not to pursue cloud implementations can use the patterns and architectures described here. On the other hand, the patterns of this chapter are frequently used in cloud implementations, although modifications are sometimes needed.

The chapter focuses on three aspects of integration: data transmission, data routing, and data translation. These are the three basic requirements for integrating applications.

The preceding chapter described some of the guiding requirements on enterprise integration. This chapter ...

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