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Service-Oriented Architecture Compass: Business Value, Planning, and Enterprise Roadmap by Rawn Shah, Keith Jones, Marc Fiammante, Sanjay Bose, Norbert Bieberstein

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Chapter 3. Architecture Elements

 

“Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.”

 
 --Le Corbusier

The main purpose of a service-oriented architecture (SOA) is to offer synergy between the business and IT groups in an organization and to offer the organization greater flexibility, as described in the preceding chapter. This chapter provides more detailed architectural perspectives and models for SOA architects and implementers.

As the title of this chapter implies, architects must examine different elements of an SOA design. The first aspect is the impact of the characteristics of an SOA—the set of implications of service componentization, the reuse of those components from variable requesters, and the ...

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