Exploring the Enterprise Service Bus, Part 1, Discover how an ESB can help you meet the requirements for your SOA solution
From the developerWorks archives
First published: April 18, 2007
This article is first in a series that describes and defines the Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) pattern called the enterprise service bus (ESB). In this series, discover how the ESB fits within the IBM SOA Foundation and how other parts of the foundation relate to the ESB, as well as the core principles of the ESB. Without describing a specific product or ESB implementation, this series also provides a common basis for understanding and evaluating how an ESB can help address the requirements of your service-oriented solution.
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