Konrad Lukasik provides practical advice on versioning and preparing a database for delivery using upgrade scripts. The article is based on experiences from enterprise environment and includes accompanying scripts and table definitions.
Today we introduce the book “Web Service Contract Design and Versioning for SOA” by Thomas Erl, Anish Karmarkar, Priscilla Walmsley, Hugo Haas, L. Umit Yalcinalp, Canyang Kevin Liu, David Orchard, Andre Tost, James Pasley. More exactly, chapters 20, 21, and 22 of the book addressing the issues related to service contract versioning.
This article shows how recommended contract versioning design policies relate to a SOA Maturity Model. The goal is to provide a roadmap for achieving the full feature set of versioning and composability as part of SOA Governance.
Kjell-Sverre and Jean-Jacques revisit the concept of compatible contract based on XML, XML Schema and WSDL extensibility to foster service reuse and complement Governance. 29
David Cooksey shows how to fine grained versioning to a ClickOnce deployment using an HttpHandler written with ASP.NET, making partial rollouts to a test audience much easier. 1