Using Web services with WebSphere Process Server

This article explains the key role of Web Service Definition Language and XML in IBM WebSphere Process Server and shows you how to use WebSphere Process Server to leverage Web service technologies.

Anh-Khoa Phan (anhkhoa@us.ibm.com), Software Engineer, EMC

Anh-Khoa Phan is a Software Engineer at IBM, Rochester who currently works on WebSphere Business Integration.



Eric Herness (herness@us.ibm.com), WebSphere Business Integration Chief Architect, EMC

Eric Herness is the chief architect for Websphere Business Integration IBM's Rochester Development lab. He is senior member of the WebSphere Foundation Architecture Board and a core member of the Software Group Architecture Board. Eric has been involved product architecture and product development in object technology and distributed computing for over 15 years.



21 December 2005

This article explains the key role of Web Service Definition Language and XML in IBM WebSphere Process Server and shows you how to use WebSphere Process Server to leverage Web service technologies.

Web services is the de-facto standard for service integration. IBM® WebSphere® Process Server, built to solve integration problems, leverages Web services based technologies, including the extensive use of Web Service Definition Language (WSDL) to define component interfaces and XML Schema Definition Language (XSD) to define the structure of data flowing in and out of WebSphere Process Server.

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