Fellow architects and designers, I fear that we as an industry are moving our applications and data into the cloud without first having mastered service-oriented architecture, the basic discipline of building distributed systems. In the process, we’re setting ourselves up for failure.
Practical SOA for the Solution Architect
Most IT practitioners often lose sight of the core principles of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA). Read this white paper or summary article for a retelling of the SOA philosophy in an easily understandable and practically applicable way, independent of the actual tools used to implement it.
If your experiences have been anything like mine, SOA has been a disappointment. Think back to a decade ago. We were promised lower operating costs, improved business agility and reduced operational risk if we would only adopt SOA. Filled with enthusiasm, and with the encouragement of reputed vendors and analysts, we persuaded our businesses to invest generously in technology and training around service-oriented architecture...
Read the full article by Ganesh on SDTimes.