SOA: The good, the bad and the ugly

What's good and what's not so good about SOA

From the developerWorks archives

Jens Andexer and Willem Bekker

Date archived: May 13, 2019 | 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.

This content is no longer being updated or maintained. The full article is provided "as is" in a PDF file. Given the rapid evolution of technology, some content, steps, or illustrations may have changed.

Zone=SOA and web services
ArticleTitle=SOA: The good, the bad and the ugly