Modernizing an integration solution
This section uses an example to illustrate how an existing integration solution that has grown over time can be modernized using SOA methods, and the scenarios from the previous sections.
The example is a simplified version of a specific customer project in which an existing solution was modernized with the help of SOA.
The task of the integration solution is to forward orders entered in the central ERP system to the external target applications.
The current solution is primarily based on a file transfer mechanism that sends the new and modified orders at intervals to the relevant applications, in the form of files in two possible formats (XML und CSV). The applications are responsible for processing ...