Chapter 10. SOA vs. the world


In this chapter
  • Constraints of REST
  • SOA and the cloud
  • SOA and big data


In this part of the book, we’ve looked at antipatterns, discussing some of the things that can go wrong, and we’ve looked at a case study, exploring how different patterns can interact with and complement each other. This chapter takes a look at the impact of other architectural styles and trends on SOA. We’re going to cover:

  • REST—What is the relationship between REST and SOA? Are they friends? Foes? Can they work together?
  • Cloud—Is SOA a good fit for cloud-based deployments? How does the cloud affect SOA?
  • Big data—NoSQL is starting to mature, with offerings from the big vendors both in the advanced analytics front ...

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