Test approaches in SOA testing

Approaches to test SOA architecture are usually based on the scope of the project and requirements to test. Let's look at an example.

Following is a diagram of a three-tier architecture based on SOA architecture:

Test approaches in SOA testing
  • Validation1 or V1: Validation of integration between Presentation Layer to the Services Layer
  • Validation2 or V2: Validation of integration between Services Layer to the Service Catalogue Layer
  • Validation3 or V3: Validation of integration between Product catalogue layer and the database or backend Layer

So we have three integration points which makes us understand that we need integration testing also with functional, ...

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