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SOA Made Simple by Ronald van Luttikhuizen, Lonneke Dikmans

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Chapter 4. Classification of Services

In the previous chapter you learned how to identify and design services. This chapter starts by revisiting the classification of services that was explained in the previous chapter, the aspects on which it is based and how the classification can be applied. The chapter briefly discusses why it is important to classify services based on your needs and what aspects can be used to create a classification of services.

You will then learn how services can be combined into larger services, which is called service composition. Composition is one of the building blocks for the classification scheme.

Next, the different elements of the classification scheme will be discussed in detail. Finally, the chapter revisits ...

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