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What DB2 People Should Know About SOA (F05)

Topic: DB2 for z/OS

Subtopic: 2007

DATE: 2007-11-6 (11:45 - 12:45)
SPEAKERS: Robert Catterall (Catterall Consulting)

Misperceptions about Service-Oriented Architecture abound. Do you think that Web services equates to SOA? Do you think that mainframes and SOA are mutually exclusive? Do you think that loose coupling of application components implies multiple back-end database servers? Wrong, wrong, and wrong. This session aims to demystify SOA concepts and terminology, explain the relationship between SOA and XML, and describe the advantages of SOA in business terms.

EXP. LEVEL: Beginner,Intermediate


Why SOA is such a hot topic these days.

What the "Service" part of SOA is all about.

The relationship between SOA and XML.

Web services concepts and terminology.

What SOA isn't, and how SOA can deliver benefits to an organization.

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