Chapter 6. SCA Concepts and Notation

The service-component architecture (SCA) provides a programming model for building applications and systems based on a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). It provides a model both for the composition of services and for the creation of service components, including the reuse of existing application function within SCA compositions. The SCA specifications can be found on the OSOA Web site,1 and Marino and Rowley’s Understanding SCA (Service Component Architecture)2 provides an excellent overview.

The TIBCO ActiveMatrix™ suite of products is based heavily upon SCA concepts and uses the graphical notation for SCA as one of its design interfaces. Consequently, a basic understanding of SCA concepts and notation ...

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