Exploring the fundamentals of architecture and services in an SOA, Part 1, Use architecture and levels of abstraction to create a better SOA

Why is architecture important in SOA?

From the developerWorks archives

Bertrand Portier and Gregory Hodgkinson

First published: September 04, 2007

In this first article in the series, get a closer look at the elements of a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), examine the benefits of architecture, learn how levels of abstraction help improve the development process, who creates and uses the architecture, and where architecture belongs in the software development life cycle.

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