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SOA, Service-Orientation and Cloud Computing: The Connection Points



Thomas Erl establishes the connection points between cloud computing and SOA/service-orientation by providing a concrete mapping between goals, characteristics, principles, mechanisms, and deployment models. The identification of these connection points establish both the convergence and gaps that currently exist between SOA/service-orientation and cloud computing.


Thomas Erl is the world's top-selling SOA author and founder of and, vendor-neutral training institutions that have established industry accreditation in the fields of SOA and Cloud Computing. He is also the founding member of the SOA Manifesto Working Group and Series Editor of the Prentice Hall Service-Oriented Computing Series (

About the conference

The International SOA + Cloud Symposium is the world’s largest conference dedicated to SOA and Cloud Computing. There have been two symposium events (one in the US and one in Europe) for the past three years and in 2011, for the first, there will be three symposium events (US, Europe, South America). It is an event focused on the practitioner community and always supplemented with training workshops.

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Feb 15, 2011

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    I have download this presentation Can I get these

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    Hi Nazish, I had the same question.
    At the top under the title there is a link for the mp3 and for the slides

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