Chapter 14. Processing Message Convoys
The final chapter in this book addresses complex issues related to sequencing events and messages. Commonly in integration scenarios we must react to a series of events that span different time and message exchange patterns to create a unified process. When multiple messages are treated together as a single process, the pattern is normally called a convoy. This chapter presents different types of convoys through specific examples as we continue to build on our inventory management application.
The following topics will be covered in this chapter:
- Uniform sequential convoys
- Non-uniform sequential convoys
- Parallel convoys
- Dealing with zombies
Creating a sequential convoy
Our solution is working great, but we ...