As a registered member of SearchSOA.com, you're entitled to a complimentary copy of Chapter of Web Services Platform Architecture written by Sanjiva Weerawarana, Francisco Curbera, Frank Leymann, Tony Storey, Donald F. Ferguson and published by Prentice Hall. "Reliable Messaging" focuses on WS-Reliable Messaging and its potential for becoming the unified interoperability standard for reliable messaging for Web services.
With the emergence of Web services as the preferred integration solution for distributed systems, it is now realistic to think about the possibility of a unified interoperability standard for reliable messaging. WS-Reliable Messaging has the greatest potential for becoming the standard for reliable messaging for Web services. "Reliable Messaging" focuses on that specification.