Appendix C. Glossary

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,

Note: Italicized acronyms are also included in the following definitions section.

Common Acronyms

API:Application program interface

B2B:Business to business

B2C:Business to consumer

BI:Business intelligence

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

DI:Data integration

EAI:Enterprise ...

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