This glossary is divided into two parts: common acronyms, and the most important integration and information technology terms used in this book. Note that this glossary will be maintained on the book’s Web site, www.integrationfactory.com.
Note: Italicized acronyms are also included in the following definitions section.
API:Application program interface
B2B:Business to business
B2C:Business to consumer
BPEL:Business Process Execution Language
BPM:Business process management or business process modeling
BPMN:Business Process Modeling Notation
CDC:Changed data capture
CORBA:Common Object Request Broker Architecture
DBMS:Database management system