1.1 Objectives of this Book
1.2 Who this Book Is For
1.3 What this Book Does Not Cover
1.4 How this Book Is Organized
1.5 Symbols, Figures, and Style Conventions
1.6 Additional Information
Learning from one’s mistakes is one of the most essential principles of life. As the old saying goes, “One cannot achieve success without failure.” When I hear that saying I sometimes mentally append it with “…unless one happens to be lucky.” While there may be some truth to this, the fact is that luck is not something we want to ever have to depend on when building service-oriented architecture (SOA). Optimistic project plans or risk ...