Category Archives: Service Discovery

API Registry and Service Registry

[Based on a post originally appearing at http://asanka.abeysinghe.org/2014/07/api-registry-and-service-registry.html.] Registry acts as a core component in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). Early SOA reference architecture named the registry as a service broker for service providers to publish service definitions, allowing service consumers … Continue reading

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Loosen Up with WS-Discovery

At the foundation of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) lies the concept of loose coupling. Modeling a complex system as a web of interacting services each of which are independent in their implementation, hardware, environment, physical location, and qualities of service, … Continue reading

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Smart Endpoint Registry finds the best service for a particular client

Architects at WSO2 recently built a Smart Endpoint Registry solution for a large electronic media distributor. The driving force was the efficient routing of requests to the service best suited for that particular request.  To provide the lowest latency the … Continue reading

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