11.4. Main Data Structures

Information registered with UDDI is represented by XML documents containing structures described in UDDI's XML Schema.[2] There are four key data structures central to most UDDI usage scenarios. Figure 11.8 shows these four structures, two additional structures, and the relations between them.

[2] For your convenience, a UDDI XML schema is included on the book's CD in a file named uddi_v2.xsd.

Figure 11.8. The main UDDI data structures

The businessEntity data structure is used to represent a business or, more generally, a service provider. Each businessEntity may contain services represented by businessService structures. ...

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