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Solution Path: Designing Your SOA Platform Architecture for Application Services and APIs

Published: 18 July 2014

ID: G00265185

Analyst(s): Gary Olliffe


This Solution Path helps organizations to design and architect a platform for delivering, integrating and managing application services using SOA principles and to support scenarios such as enterprise application, cloud, mobile and Web API and IoT integration.

Table Of Contents

Problem Statement

Solution Path Diagram

What You Need to Know

Solution Path

  • Step 1: Define a Platform Capability Model
  • Step 2: Design a Runtime Governance and Mediation Architecture
  • Step 3: Develop Decision Frameworks
    • Step 3.1: Selecting Service Containers
    • Step 3.2: Selecting Communication Middleware
    • Step 3.3: Selecting Service Mediators

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