Chapter 3: Service-Oriented Computing and SOA
Chapter 4: Service-Orientation
Chapter 5: Understanding Design Principles
To fully understand service-oriented architecture you need to become familiar with what constitutes the service-oriented computing platform. To fully understand service-oriented computing, you need to comprehend the meaning and significance of its most fundamental building block: the service. And, in order to gain that comprehension, you need to know how a unit of solution logic can be shaped into something that can legitimately be called “service-oriented.”
That knowledge lies within the service-orientation ...