Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise

Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise

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Massive, disruptive change is coming to IT as software as a service (SaaS), SOA, mashups, Web 2.0, and cloud computing truly come of age. Now, one of the worlda€™s leading IT innovators explains what it all meansa€”coherently, thoroughly, and authoritatively. Writing for IT executives, architects, and developers alike, world-renowned expert David S. Linthicum explains why the days of managing IT organizations as private fortresses will rapidly disappear as IT inevitably becomes a global community. He demonstrates how to run IT when critical elements of customer, product, and business data and processes extend far beyond the firewalla€”and how to use all that information to deliver real-time answers about everything from an individual customera€™s credit to the location of a specific cargo container. Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise offers a clear-eyed assessment of the challenges associated with this new worlda€”and offers a step-by-step program for getting there with maximum return on investment and minimum risk. Using multiple examples, Linthicum Reviews the powerful cost, value, and risk-related drivers behind the move to cloud computinga€”and explains why the shift will accelerate Explains the technical underpinnings, supporting technologies, and best-practice methods youa€™ll need to make the transition Helps you objectively assess the promise of cloud computing and SOA for your organization, quantify value, and make the business case Walks you through evaluating your existing IT infrastructure and finding your most cost-effective, safest path to the a€œclouda€ Shows how to choose the right candidate data, services, and processes for your cloud computing initiatives Guides you through building disruptive infrastructure and next-generation process platforms Helps you bring effective, high-value governance to the clouds If youa€™re ready to begin driving real competitive advantage from cloud computing, this book is the start-to-finish roadmap you need to make it happen.While we do have some basic information about them, as defined by standards such as Web Services Description ... Using the previously defined concept of metaservices, leta#39;s now explore how to document those services for the purposes of our SOA using cloud computing architecture. ... Flow diagram a€c Structure charts a€c Interface definitions a€c Code revisions a€c Test plans a€c Creating the Services Directory.

Title:Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise
Author:David S. Linthicum
Publisher:Pearson Education - 2009-09-29


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