OASIS sets out to tame the SOA beast

OASIS sets out to tame the SOA beast

Summary: OASIS is building a reference model that it hopes will pin down the definition of a service oriented architecture.  ZDNet's Martin LaMonica explores the oversight group's latest initiative, the OASIS SOA-RM Technical Committee, charged with creating a reference model "to preserve a common layer of understanding across multiple service-oriented environments and architectures.

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OASIS is building a reference model that it hopes will pin down the definition of a service oriented architecture.  ZDNet's Martin LaMonica explores the oversight group's latest initiative, the OASIS SOA-RM Technical Committee, charged with creating a reference model "to preserve a common layer of understanding across multiple service-oriented environments and architectures."

"The term SOA is used in an increasing number of contexts with differing--and even conflicting--meanings," said Adobe Systems' Duane Nickull, committee chair.

That's certainly an understatement.

 

Topic: Enterprise Software

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