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A comparison of service-oriented architecture and frameworks

A comparison of service-oriented architecture and frameworks IntroductionPapazoglou, (2003) organised SOA in four architectural layers: Service Foundations, Service Composition, Service Management and Service Engineering and outlined a host of technologies that could be utilised when developing and deploying an SOA system to overcome the challenges of a distributed enterprise system, Read more…

MSc Thesis

Ive completed my MSc Thesis! I was awarded a grade A (81%) and an MSc with distinction :D The abstract from my thesis is below: SQL injection vulnerabilities remain one of the top ten most critical web-application security risks. SQL injection itself is a well understood subject. There are many Read more…

4 Layers in an SOA

4 Layers in an SOA There are 4 layers in an SOA: Business Processes Business Services Integration Services Enterprise Resources Enterprise Resources existing applications COTS systems (consumer, off the shelf) Object Oriented systems Legacy systems (eg CRM + ERP) Data at this layer resides in existing applications and databases Operations have Read more…

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4 types of service in an SOA system

4 types of service in an SOA system. Business services Domain services Integration services Foundation / Utility services Business Services Provide high-level functionality Provides abstraction of the interface Provides integration of the layers below Breaks the direct dependance between business processes and existing systems Provides a virtual implementation Provides business processes Read more…