The Universal Description, Discovery and Integration (UDDL) Business Registry is a standard for cataloging and publishing WSDL descriptions of Web services that are available over the Internet. In much the same way as people peruse common Yellow Pages for a particular service, commerce systems can search the UDDI registry and find Web services, download the parameters for interaction, and effectively interact with the discovered Web service using SOAP (see Figure 15.3).

Figure 15.3. UDDI is a standard for tracking and exposing WSDL for intercompany integration.

UDDI Business Registry is an implementation of the UDDI specification. A UDDI ...

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