Patterns for service-oriented integration

Service-oriented integration is based on two fundamental patterns:

  • Process integration: The process integration pattern extends the 1: N topology of the broker pattern. It simplifies the serial execution of business services, which are provided by the target applications.
  • Workflow integration: This is basically a variant of the serial process pattern. It extends the capability of simple serial process orchestration to include support for user interaction during the execution of individual process steps.

Process integration

The process integration pattern extends the 1: N topology of the broker pattern seen in EAI. It simplifies the serial execution of business services, which are provided by the target applications, ...

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