Chapter 1. Introduction to SOA Testing

With the increase in implementation of service-oriented architecture (SOA), architecture across applications leads to various technological and business advantages to the organizations implementing it.

But as it's said; There are two sides to every coin, with SOA architecture came advantages such as the following:

  • Reusability
  • Better scalability
  • Platform independency
  • Business agility
  • Enhanced security

But there are also disadvantages:

  • Increased response time
  • Service management effort is high
  • Implementation cost is high

In this chapter we will study the following topics:

  • Introduction to SOA
  • SoapUI architecture
  • Test levels in SOA testing
  • SOA testing approach
  • Introduction to functional, performance and security testing using ...

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