Finding Web Services with UDDI

The amount of information on the Web is growing tremendously every day. Although a lot of this information might be rubbish, an equally significant chunk consists of beneficial goods and services. Unfortunately, those useful goods and services may be hard to find among the trillions of bytes of data. This is where UDDI enters from stage right.

Universal Description, Discovery, and Information (UDDI) is a service spearheaded by Microsoft. In essence, UDDI refers to both a directory and a means of using information in that directory. There is the http://uddi.microsoft.com Web site where businesses are encouraged to register and share Web Services, and there is UDDI in the sense of the tools and capabilities that support ...

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