Although SOA is ‘top of the toy box’ this year, it’s by no means well understood. One of the big issues is that few of the vendors can resist the temptation to re-badge all of their existing products and services as SOA, just because they are Web Service enabled. Is that reasonable? We don’t think so – there’s a great deal more to SOA than the interop layer. This week we apply a metaphorical thermometer to gauge the temperature of SOA thinking, platforms and practices.
Date added: 07/01/2004service oriented architecture