Chapter 13

Getting Started with Cloud Computing

Chapter 12 discussed the importance of service-oriented architecture (SOA) governance given the likely expansion of services within an organization. That expansion pales when you consider the growing number external services in the cloud that are available to any given organization. If you are going to include external services in your SOA, you need to establish a way to evaluate those services and the systems and hardware that support those services. A data center provides the systems and hardware. This chapter provides an overview of how to evaluate external services and data centers for cloud computing.

Expand Your Internal SOA to Include External Services

At this point, you will have the choice ...

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