Chapter 1. Introducing SOA governance

This chapter covers

  • The core concepts of SOA governance
  • Why SOA governance is important
  • What roles tooling and open source play in SOA governance
  • How SOA governance can be applied on the organization level

Service-oriented architecture, or SOA, governance involves the process of creating a set of guidelines with which your services need to comply. When you apply good SOA governance practices, you can create high-quality services that can be easily used by your consumers and that behave exactly as expected. With SOA governance it’s easier to create new services, upgrade existing ones, and monitor the customer and business use of your services.

When people first hear about SOA governance, they often ...

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