Monday, July 4

4 Types of SOA


That's the sound of me understanding why my SOA-guru collegues don't seem to be making sense, they keep talking about SOA, but I'm not getting any signal.

It turns out that there are at least 4 types of SOA here that Martin has kindly described. Here is my very shoddy summary of his much nicer article:
  • Type 1 - XML over HTTP
  • Type 2 - Application builders consuming enterprise services
  • Type 3 - "CORBA with angle brackets"
  • Type 4 - Asynchronous message based enterprise integration

Now all we need are snazzy names for each type, so we don't end up having to use these names like what happened with IoC.