Since it first emerged more than a decade ago, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) has been both widely praised as a modern and agile approach to software development and infrastructure and dismissed as a colossal waste of time and money. Missed expectations from many SOA projects led one analyst in 2009 to declare, "SOA is dead." Far from being dead, however, service oriented architecture is in fact more relevant than ever.
Understand SOA in a whole new way:
- Why SOA? Uses and benefits
- Best practices for selecting an SOA solution
- "Top-Down" SOA
- "Bottom-Up" SOA
- The best way to enable SOA