Chapter 3. Service-Oriented Computing Fundamentals


This chapter describes fundamental terms and concepts associated with service-oriented computing, including those related to service-oriented architecture, service-orientation, and cloud computing.

3.1 Basic Terminology

Upcoming sections provide definitions for the following terms:

Service-Oriented Computing


Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)


SOA Manifesto

Cloud Computing

IT Resources



Cloud Deployment Models

Cloud Consumers and Cloud Providers

Cloud Delivery Models

Service Models ...

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