SOA: The good, the bad and the ugly
What's good and what's not so good about SOA
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Date archived: January 5, 2017 | First published: November 06, 2009
Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) is currently a hot topic and to be fair this style of architecture has some qualities that are very good. But with the good come some characteristics that are bad and even a few that are ugly.
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