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.
Spring Integration in Action book, authored by Mark Fisher, Jonas Partner, Marius Bogoevici and Iwein Fuld, covers the Spring Integration framework which provides an implementation of Enterprise Integration Patterns based on Spring programming model. InfoQ spoke with authors about the book, Spring Integration framework, its strengths and limitations.
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.
Book Excerpt and Interview: Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise: A Step-by-Step Guide
A new book by David Linthicum, Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise: A Step-by-Step Guide, describes how to use service orientation to get the enterprise ready for cloud computing. 1
In this article, Joshua Long introduces the readers to Spring Integration, an extension of the Spring framework supporting the Enterprise Integration Patterns. 12
In this article, Adrien Louis and Marc Dutoo discuss the differences and relative merits of using orchestration vs. routing in a typical ESB setup, and discuss various implementation options.