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SOA and ESB Architecture with BizTalk

Robert Hogg
ISBN: 978-0-470-27011-0
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25 pages
March 2008
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This Wrox Blox explores Service Orientated Architecture and the Enterprise Service Bus, focusing on how it can be implemented using Microsoft BizTalk Server. It explains the need for SOA Architecture in an enterprise business and looks at the key Business and IT Drivers in business, how they can interact, and where there are conflicts that SOA can help resolve.  Specifically, the author discusses Microsoft ESB Guidance and how, by using BizTalk 2006, ESB implementation can provide a solid platform for SOA development; management across the IT and Business Space with the Governance and tools provided in the ESB Toolkit; pointers to online resources, including guides on installing and deploying ESB; and how to avoid common SOA pitfalls. 

The target audience for this Wrox  Blox is IT Managers, Business Managers, Architects, Developers, and Business Analysts who want to find architectural guidance information on Service Oriented Architecture, BizTalk, and Enterprise Service Bus.

 Table of Contents

Business Drivers 1

Example of a Business Driver in a Financial Organization 2

IT Drivers 3

How Traditional Business and IT Interact 4

Quality of Service: The -ITYs 4

Solving the Business and IT Communication Problem 5

Message Architecture Changes 5

Point-to-Point 6

Hub and Spoke 6

Message Bus 7

Introducing SOA 9

Foundation 11

SOA Core Services 11

Messaging 11

Application 11

Example of an SOA Application 11

SOA Integration 12

SOA Composite Application 12

BizTalk Overview 13

ESB Architecture 14

Microsoft ESB Guidance 15

Core ESB Features 16

On Ramps 17

Off Ramps 17

Itinerary Services 17

BizTalk Server 17

Web Services 18

Exception Management 18

Management Console 18

Implementing ESB in Your Organization 23

Governance 24

Succeeding with SOA 24

SOA Advantages 24

SOA Anti-Patterns 25

Summary 25

Further Resources 26

About Robert Hogg 27

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