Introducing the SOA Policy Pattern to create reusable policy patterns and to control your services
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Date archived: January 3, 2017 | First published: October 10, 2012
In general, a policy asserts a requirement, a capability, or another property of intended behavior. In a service-oriented architecture, you can use a policy to reduce risk and increase dynamic control as you author and maintain it separately from any business logic. This article introduces the "SOA Policy Pattern" in which policies are authored, managed, enforced, and monitored using the specific combination of WebSphere® Service Registry and Repository, WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances, and IBM® Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA.
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