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This tutorial introduces you to service-oriented architecture, or SOA. In this SOA tutorial, you'll find articles, tips, expert advice, white papers and more that will explain how SOA fits into the world of Web services.

This SearchSOA.com learning guide introduces you to service-oriented architecture, or SOA. In this SOA learning...

guide, you'll find articles, tips, expert advice, white papers and more that will explain how SOA fits into the world of Web services.

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SOA Definitions and Introductions

SOA Integration and Planning

  • Glossary Definition: Service-Oriented Integration (SearchMicroservices.com)
  • Article: Enterprise Data Integration: A critical piece in a Service-Oriented Architecture (SearchMicroservices.com)
  • Article: Legacy Application Modernization: Make SOA work for you (SearchCIO.com)
  • Article: SOA vendors banding together to verify interoperability (SearchMicroservices.com)
  • Chapter: SOA project planning aspects (IBM)
  • Glossary Definition: WS-I (SearchSOA.com)
  • Portal: Web Services Interoperability Group (WS-I)

SOA Development and Design

  • Glossary Definition: Service Oriented Analysis and Design (Wikipedia)
  • Glossary Definition: Service-Orientation (Wikipedia)
  • Article: Solving the service granularity challenge (Zapthink, special to SearchSOA.com)
  • Article: Modeling service-oriented solutions (IBM, special to SearchSOA.com)
  • Article: The Principles of Service-Orientation Part 1 of 6: Introduction to Service-Orientation (SOA Systems, special to SearchSOA.com)
  • Article: The Principles of Service-Orientation Part 2 of 6: Service contracts and loose coupling (SOA Systems, special to SearchSOA.com)
  • Article: The Principles of Service-Orientation Part 3 of 6: Service abstraction and reuse (SOA Systems, special to SearchSOA.com)
  • Article: The Principles of Service-Orientation Part 4 of 6: Service discoverability and composition (SOA Systems, special to SearchSOA.com)
  • Article: SOA basics - architecture in .NET (SearchMicroservices)
  • Article: Vendors look to Ajax to make SOA shine (SearchMicroservices.com)
  • Article: JBoss adds Arjuna transactions to SOA stack (SearchMicroservices.com)

SOA, BPM, and Business Analysis

SOA Security and Governance

  • Article: Securing services: Locking down your SOA (SearchAppSecurity.com)
  • Article: SOA requires enterprise application security integration architecture (SearchAppSecurity.com)
  • Chapter: Web Services Security (Understanding SOA with Web Services) (SearchSOA.com)
  • Chapter: Advanced Messaging, Metadata and Security (Service-Oriented Architecture: Concepts, Technology, and Design) (SearchSOA.com)
  • Article: Secure your SOA (Java World)
  • Glossary Definition: WS-Security (SearchSOA.com)
  • Tutorial: An Overview of the WS-Security Framework (WS-Standards.com)
  • Glossary Definition: Service-Oriented Management (SearchSOA.com)
  • Article: Effective SOA Governance (by IBM for SearchSOA.com)
  • Expert Advice: The difference between SOA governance and Web services management (SearchSOA.com)
  • White Paper: Why Runtime Governance Is Critical to SOA (by Sonic for SearchSOA.com)
  • Article: SOA Governance - Gaining Flexibility and Retaining Control (Sys-Con)
  • Article: SOA Governance and the Butterfly Effect (Zapthink, special to SearchSOA.com)
  • Article: The Move to Policy-Driven SOA Development can Lead to Tightly Coupled SOA Network Appliances (SOA Network Architect)
  • Article: SOA Appliances and Governance Solutions (SOA Network Architect)

SOA Q&A

SOA Webcasts

SOA and Web Services

Predictions and Commentary

  • Article: SOA everywhere by 2006 (SearchDataCenter.com)
  • Article: 6 hot technologies for 2006: SOA (NetworkWorld.com)
  • Article: SOA Scorecard and 2006 Predictions (Zapthink, special to SearchSOA.com)
  • Article: SOA skills attract higher salaries (The Register)
  • Article: SOA predicates rise of the enterprise architect (RegDeveloper.co.uk)
  • Article: Understanding SOA entry points: Process, reuse and connectivity (IBM)
  • Special Report: Choosing a SOA mediation system (SearchSOA.com)
  • Special Report Special Report: How much is that SOA in the window?, part 1(SearchSOA.com)
  • Special Report Special Report: How much is that SOA in the window?, part 2(SearchSOA.com)
  • Special Report Special Report: How much is that SOA in the window?, part 3(SearchSOA.com)
  • Article How to sell SOAs and Web services projects using ROI(SearchSOA.com)
  • Article SOA for small and medium businesses(Zapthink, special to SearchSOA.com)
  • Article The SOA killer app ZapFlash(Zapthink, special to SearchSOA.com)
  • Article Eight Fallacies of Distributed Computing(ZapthinSOA Network Architectk, special to SearchSOA.com)
  • Article What Does Networking have to do with SOA?(SOA Network Architect)

More Learning Guides

  • Ajax Learning Guide(SearchSOA.com)
  • XML Security Learning Guide(SearchSecurity.com & SearchSOA.com)
  • BPEL Learning Guide(SearchSOA.com)
  • Fast Guide: Web services security(SearchSOA.com)

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