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Understanding IBM® SOA Foundation Suite: Learning Visually with Examples by Vivian Mak, Laura Chan, Jane Fung, Tinny Ng

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Chapter 1Introduction

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) has been around for years, and there is no doubt that its meaning, industry’s interpretation, and approaches have evolved. No one will argue that the gist of SOA will continue to be true in the years to come.

What remains unchanged is the importance of possessing a good knowledge base for SOA. A solid foundation is essential for building any great structure. A pyramid without a wide base would shatter over time, and the Great Wall of China without strong groundwork would not last thousands of years. Similarly, for a SOA implementer, having a good knowledge foundation of SOA is crucial for building any information technology (IT) architecture or project.

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