9.1 Service-orientation and contemporary SOA
9.2 Service layer abstraction
9.3 Application service layer
9.4 Business service layer
9.5 Orchestration service layer
9.6 Agnostic services
9.7 Service layer configuration scenarios
While the service-orientation concepts we covered in the previous chapter are what fundamentally define SOA and distinguish it from other architectural platforms, they are still just theory. To bring service-orientation into a real-life automation solution, we need to provide an environment capable of supporting its fundamental principles.
As we’ve already established, the Web services framework ...