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Solution Path: Designing Your Service-Oriented Architecture Infrastructure

Published: 22 January 2013

ID: G00247830

Analyst(s): Anne Thomas


This Solution Path helps organizations design an application infrastructure that enables and manages communications among disparate and distributed components in service-oriented systems.

Table Of Contents

Problem Statement

Solution Path Diagram

What You Need to Know

Solution Path

  • Step 1: Define a Functional Model
  • Step 2: Design a Management and Mediation Architecture
  • Step 3: Design Governance Infrastructure
  • Step 4: Develop Decision Frameworks
    • Step 4.1: Selecting Service Containers
    • Step 4.2: Selecting Communication Middleware
    • Step 4.3: Selecting Service Mediators

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