Chapter 1. Basic Principles

This chapter describes the fundamental concepts of integration, and is intended as an introduction to integration technology and terminology. You will:

  • Learn the basic concepts, which are often used in the context of integration architecture
  • Grasp an overview of the different architecture variants, such as point-to-point, hub-and-spoke, pipeline, and service-oriented architecture (SOA)
  • Learn about service-oriented integration with an explanation of both the process and the workflow integration patterns
  • Understand the different types of data integration and the accompanying patterns
  • Gain an understanding of Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) and Enterprise Information Integration (EII), and an indication of how direct ...

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