Chapter 5. Enabling Enterprise-Class Web Services

In the last chapter, we talked about the business requirements and the business reasons for choosing a web services architecture for the solution. Before you start designing the web services to meet these business requirements, you have to take a close look at the factors to be considered for enabling enterprise-class web services. Enterprise-class web services represent a level of technical and operational maturity that is consistent with the increasingly stringent requirements of today's enterprise. As we progress toward building such web services, in this chapter, we take a close look at designing interoperability, publishing an enduring web services contract, exposing the business-tier components, ...

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