Chapter 8. Start with Enterprise Integration Patterns

Start with Enterprise Integration Patterns

Setting the scene

As noted in the previous chapter, an enterprise data model can be a great way to capture strategic thinking for our "to-be" data architecture, which in turn can prove to be valuable to a project, even if the project is aiming at minimal functionality in the code delivered in each iteration. If your enterprise doesn't yet have a strategic enterprise data model, don't despair. This chapter will help you develop a vision of how you can assemble at least an initial framework surprisingly quickly. Conversely, if you are fortunate enough to have an existing enterprise model, you may ...

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