Gartner Research

Roundup of Reference Architectures for SOA, Web and Cloud Computing Design

Published: 08 April 2009

ID: G00166664

Analyst(s): Anthony Bradley , W. Roy Schulte


Reference architectures are valuable tools for understanding the nature of a system and how it can deliver value to an enterprise. Gartner has gathered a set of 11 service-oriented, Web and cloud reference architectures to assist clients in furthering their application design efforts.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Value of Reference Architectures
  • Reference-Architecture-Related Research
    • Reference Architecture for SOA Application Infrastructure
    • Reference Architecture for SOA Multichannel Applications Use Pattern
    • Reference Architecture for Extreme Transaction Processing
    • Reference Architecture for Composite Applications
    • Reference Architecture for a Multienterprise Business Process Platform
    • Reference Architectures for Intermediated Application Communications
    • Reference Architecture for WOA
    • Reference Architecture for Enterprise Mashups
    • Reference Architecture for Off-Premises Computing Models
    • Reference Architecture for Cloud Computing Services
    • Reference Architectures for Multitenancy: Enterprise Computing "in the Cloud"

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