Enterprise Application Integration pattern
This chapter describes the Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) pattern. The EAI pattern is the most classical of the integration patterns that are addressed in this IBM Redbooks publication, and it does exactly what its name says: integrates specific applications. The integration is always directional, in that one application provides a function or data and other applications use it, or consume it in service-oriented architecture (SOA) terms. This does not necessarily mean one-way traffic between ...

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