Saturday, May 26, 2007

SOA Magazine - On SOA Testing

Thomas Erl, a thought leader and specialist of everything SOA, author of Service-Oriented Architecture: A Field Guide to Integrating XML and Web Services" and "Service-Oriented Architecture: Concepts, Technology, and Design, " - both books international bestsellers, is the Site Editor and Series Editor for The SOA Magazine, a monthly online publication provided by SOA Systems Inc. and Prentice Hall/PearsonPTR and is officially associated with the "Prentice Hall Service-Oriented Computing Series from Thomas Erl."

Watch your SOA Blind Spots is published in the latest edition of The SOA Magazine. Web services testing techniques have been around for some time. However, with the increased utilization of Web services within service-oriented solutions, the demands and complexities placed on Web services are being taken to a new level. This is in sharp contrast to traditional RPC applications and integration architectures wherein the role of Web services was typically limited to point-to-point data exchanges. Now, Web services find themselves being reused across multiple service compositions and in the midst of dynamic and sophisticated runtime service activities and chains. This article raises a series of testing issues and provides recommended techniques and remedies for establishing robust Web services-based SOA implementations...

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