13. Enterprise Service Bus and Java Business Integration

The Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) is a technology that is increasingly being adopted by Enterprises for business integration purposes. An ESB provides a standards-based integration platform that combines messaging, web services, data transformation, and intelligent routing in an event-driven SOA. The ESB also provides services for transforming and routing messages and has the capability to centrally administer the distributed system. Java Business Integration (JBI) is a means for constructing service containers—in which the integration happens and IT assets are turned into providers and services, consumers of services, or both.

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