Chapter 14. SAP and Enterprise SOA

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

  • Differentiating between SOA, Enterprise SOA, and Web Services

  • Benefits and challenges of SOA

  • How SAP leverages SOA for NetWeaver

According to SAP, Enterprise SOA is like a blueprint used to create an adaptable, flexible, and open IT architecture, which in turn may be leveraged to create services-based business applications. To realize its own vision of such applications, SAP engineered NetWeaver to provide the required technical platform. The result is SAP’s ability to create real-time enterprise applications that benefit from both rapid prototyping and deployment, and high reusability/low development costs.

Introduction to Enterprise SOA

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) is nothing ...

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