Service-Driven Approaches to Architecture and Enterprise Integration

Service-Driven Approaches to Architecture and Enterprise Integration

Raja Ramanathan (Independent Researcher, USA) and Kirtana Raja (Independent Researcher, USA)
Release Date: June, 2013|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 411
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4193-8
ISBN13: 9781466641938|ISBN10: 1466641932|EISBN13: 9781466641945
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Description & Coverage

While business functions such as manufacturing, operations, and marketing often utilize various software applications, they tend to operate without the ability to interact with each other and exchange data. This provides a challenge to gain an enterprise-wide view of a business and to assist real-time decision making.

Service-Driven Approaches to Architecture and Enterprise Integration addresses the issues of integrating assorted software applications and systems by using a service driven approach. Supporting the dynamics of business needs, this book highlights the tools, techniques, and governance aspects of design, and implements cost-effective enterprise integration solutions. It is a valuable source of information for software architects, SOA practitioners, and software engineers as well as researchers and students in pursuit of extensible and agile software design.


The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Architectural Approaches to Scalability and Fault-tolerance
  • Enterprise API and RESTful Architecture
  • Enterprise Integration Architectural Approaches
  • Fault Management in Long Running Transactional Services
  • Improving Efficiency of Process-oriented Services
  • Mobile Service Architecture
  • Security in Pervasive Systems
  • Service Life Cycle Governance
  • Service Mediation and Composition
  • Service-driven Architecture in the Cloud
  • Service-driven Data Architecture Framework and Maturity Model
  • SOA and SCA Methodology
  • Vendor Diversification Aspects
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Computer and information scientists explore challenges of service-driven architectural approaches, implementation techniques, and best-practice recommendations for designing and implementing business software for fast-paced companies. Among the topics are principles and methodology of service-driven approaches to software architecture, a design model for mediating message heterogeneity in service compositions, a policy-driven framework for maintaining transactional integrity in long-running workflow services, architectural practices for improving fault tolerance in a service-driven environment, tools and techniques for governing the service-driven environment, enterprise mobile service architecture, and extending service-driven architectural approaches to the Cloud.

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Editor/Author Biographies
Raja Ramanathan is a Technology Advisor, Senior IT Architect, and SOA SME with over 25 years of experience in the computing industry, providing technology consulting services to Fortune 500 enterprises in the USA. Raja specializes in business and technical architecture, developing architecture vision, enterprise integration solution architecture, middleware configuration, software design and development, strategic planning, and governance consulting for mission critical projects. His technical expertise is in Java, SOA, BPM, and tools and technologies primarily from IBM and Oracle. Raja’s enterprise clients span business domains in oil and gas exploration and pipelines; energy generation, retail and wholesale; energy distribution and trading; engineering services, financial services, and software product development. Raja is an author and editor of the reference book Service-Driven Approaches to Architecture and Enterprise Integration that was published by IGI Global in 2013. His research interests are in the areas of service-driven computing, cloud computing, enterprise integration, and autonomic computing. Raja has a M.E.E in Electrical Engineering from the University of Delaware, USA.
Kirtana Raja, an IT Architect, has an S.B in Chemical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, S.B in Management Science from MIT Sloan, and MBA from Cornell. Notably, as writer/editor of MIT’s Tech news journal, Kirtana interviewed Chemistry Nobel Laureate Professor Richard Schrock and Apple’s Steve Wozniak on his autobiography iWoz. Kirtana has won business and technology awards from Intel, Siemens Westinghouse, Micron, Xerox, Lucent, Society of Plastics Engineers, and Acara Institute. She co-authored a research paper relating to nanotechnology while working in Nobel Laureate Alan MacDiarmid’s Laboratory. Kirtana’s areas of interest are Cloud, Social Media Analytics, and Storage Solutions.
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Editorial Review Board
Francois Vernadat, European Court of Auditors, Luxembourg
Manfred Reichert, University of Ulm, Germany
Stephan Reiff-Marganiec, University of Leicester, UK
Jianwu Wang, University of California, USA
Venky Shankararaman, Singapore Management University, Singapore

List of Reviewers

Aditya Ghose, University of Wollongong, Australia
Chris Mattmann, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Harry Perros, North Carolina State University, USA
Prashant Doshi, University of Georgia, USA
Brian Cameron, Center for Enterprise Architecture, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Marcello La Rosa, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Marek Rychly, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Michael Rosemann, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Flora Malamateniou, University of Piraeus, Greece
Wilhelm Rossak, Friedrich Schiller Universitaet Jena, Germany
Hong-Mei Chen, University of Hawaii, USA
Rahul Gupta, CenterPoint Energy, USA
Matjaz Juric, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Jari Veijalainen, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
Mathias Weske, University of Potsdam, Germany
John Falkl, Chief Architect, IBM, USA
Rean Griffith, VMWare, USA
Amjad Umar, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Jeremy Deane, Plymouth Rock Insurance, USA
Cregg Hardwick, Centerpoint Energy, USA
Alan Megargel, Singapore Management University, Singapore
Pericles Loucopoulos, Loughborough University, UK
Christoph Bussler, Analytica, USA
Alfredo Capozucca, University of Luxembourg
Laura Bocchi, University of Leicester, UK
Lothar Hinsche, Diamler, Germany