SOA Design Patterns in the CloudDecember 19, 2010 No Comments
Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) is a software design approach in which an application consists of software services and software service consumers. Some of the attributes of SOA being:
- Loose Coupling
- Contracts between service provider and service consumer
- Allows co working of multiple technologies
There may be some confusion in the air about the applicability of SOA in a Cloud managed environment and whether Cloud is the next generation of SOA, however SOA as a design approach is complimentary to the attributes of Cloud and together they further strengthen the delivery of services over the network. This articles explains some of the design patterns of SOA and their usage in a Cloud environment.
For the sake of case study, Oracle SOA 11g Suite is used as the SOA development platform and Amazon EC2 Suite of products is used for the Cloud platform.Featured Blogs