One of the biggest challenges in modern business is how you integrate subsidiaries and present a single global view so that customers and partners find it simpler to integrate with your organisation. In this article we will discuss a fictitious sample based on a real-world scenario and look at some of the challenges and good practices that you should look to implement to be successful.
This article comprises practical examples of typical integration challenges and explores how Apache Camel can meet these challenges. These examples are presented in the context of an integration solution that starts simply but grows over time as new integration needs arise. The article concentrates on how Camel helps managing complexity and keeping the team productive.
In this article Michael Poulin explores the different contexts in which SOA patterns are applied; how the products from different vendors influence these patterns and its effect on the responsibilities of business and IT. One such product is the Enterprise Service Bus (ESB); Michael evaluates a few patterns related the ESB products and their application under different contexts.
In this article we look at how the open source JBossESB has been used to integrate legacy COBOL CICS applications without necessarily having to rely on XML and Web Services stacks. 4
In this article, Joshua Long introduces the readers to Spring Integration, an extension of the Spring framework supporting the Enterprise Integration Patterns. 12
InfoQ talked to Steve Sloan, Senior Product Manager, about the BizTalk Server 2006 R2 in the context of SOA.
This case study takes a look at an IP telephone integration architecture from Litescape, including details about their Java and .NET implementation,WebEx integration,interop,HTTP vs.IPC communication.
A primer on ESB programming using the open source Mule ESB. Concepts and code sufficient to create an alerting service including endpoint adapters, transformations and core service logic. 7