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IBM Certified SOA Solution Designer certification prep, Part 1: SOA best practices

Mark Lorenz (mlorenz@nc.rr.com), Senior Application Architect, Hatteras Software, Inc.
Mark is the founder of Hatteras Software, an OO consulting firm, and the author of multiple books on software development. He is certified in OOAD, XML, RAD, and Java. He uses XHTML, Web services and SOA, Ajax, JSF, Spring, BIRT and related Eclipse-based tools to develop Java enterprise applications. You can read Mark's blog on technology at marklorenz.blogspot.com. .

Summary:  Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) is the next step in software development, leveraging XML technologies and Web services (WS) that went before. This best practices tutorial teaches you how to use SOA techniques in system design effectively. Use this tutorial, along with the other educational resources, to help prepare for IBM Certified SOA Solution Designer certification.

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Date:  10 Oct 2006
Level:  Intermediate PDF:  A4 and Letter (415 KB | 18 pages)Get Adobe® Reader®

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About this series

This tutorial will help you prepare for IBM certification Test 665: Architectural Design of SOA Solutions to attain IBM Certified SOA Solution Designer certification. This intermediate-level certification is intended for consultants and architects with experience designing enterprise application components, enterprise business integration solutions, and those who are part of an SOA project team responsible for architecting the end-to-end design of an SOA solution. SOA is the next step in software development, leveraging XML technologies and Web services (WS) that went before. This tutorial teaches the reader how to use SOA techniques in system design effectively.


About this tutorial

This tutorial takes you through key aspects of using SOA technologies for your software projects. We will cover best practices (what designs to use in which situations.) It's written for software architects and business analysts who have a basic understanding of XML and Web services and who have advanced skills and experience. You should have a general familiarity with business analysis and software development methodologies.

This tutorial is also intended for developers who have a background in XML technologies and Web services. You should also be familiar with Internet standards and concepts such as Web browser, client-server, documenting, formatting, e-commerce, and Web applications. Experience designing and implementing .NET or J2EE-based computer applications, and working with relational databases is also recommended.


Objectives

After completing this tutorial, you will know how to recognize SOA best practices and their benefits.


Prerequisites

Experience in SOA, Web services, and XML.


System requirements

You need a system with an up-to-date browser.

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