What is SOA according to Ron Jacobs - level 300
Posted by: Jeffrey Palermo,
on 25 Aug 2005 |
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A few weeks ago, Ron Jacobs stopped by the Austin Microsoft Technology Center to talk about the CAB and SOA. Ron gave the best explaination of SOA that I've heard so far, and none of it was at any extreme. He covered the four "requirements" of SOA:
Boundaries are explicit
Services are autonomous.
Schema and contract are shared, not class
Compatibility is determined by policy.
My favorite line from the talk was that SOA simply seeks to make integration a forethought when building an application...