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Gartner's Reference Architecture for SOA Application Infrastructure

Published: 24 March 2009

ID: G00166524

Analyst(s): Jess Thompson, Massimo Pezzini


Gartner provides a reference architecture for the application infrastructure required to support the exploitation stage of service-oriented architecture. This research describes SOA application infrastructure and explores in detail the most-critical components.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • What You Need to Know
  • Context
  • A Closer Look at the SOA Application Infrastructure
    • Why SOA Backplane and SOA Governance Infrastructure Are Important
    • Reference Architecture for SOA Application Infrastructure
    • SOA Governance Features
    • SOA Backplane Features
    • SOA Containers
    • SOA-Related Capabilities
  • Key Facts

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