6.7. Integration Design Patterns

Here is a collection of B2B integration design patterns. Some of the integration pattern names and concepts are modified from Yee and Apte (2001, pp. 30–41), Integrating Your e-Business Enterprise, and expanded to cover Web Services technologies.

In each of the integration design patterns, a scenario is presented where the design pattern may be applied, followed by a sequence diagram to depict how Web Services technology can be implemented. Each integration design pattern will start by defining the context (background or requirements), problem (problem statement), force (design factors to be considered or when to use the pattern), solution (proposed solution depicted in Use Cases and sequence diagrams), risk (design ...

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