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Questions about service-oriented architecture, or designing software as a collection of services.

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Replacement technology of IBM Integration Bus (IIB)

In our organization we are currently using IBM Integration Bus (IIB) as an ESB. But, it is little bit cumbersome to maintain this infrastructure and also lack of knowledge on IIB. We are moving ...
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Should there be a separate service for creating asynchronous job?

Say, our team owns 3 services, one is responsible for creating persons, other is responsible for creating buildings, and 3rd one is responsible for creating jobs. Also, we have one website, which is ...
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Message Broker in Client-Server-Applications

I'm currently planning an architecture for a system that should consist of multiple microservices. We definitely want to make use of a message broker (probably RabbitMQ). A simplified diagram of my ...
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Microservices architecture and bounded contexts

In the past few days I've been reading some things about microservices architecture. I didn't get the whole point yet, since I'm just starting with this, but there's one point which caught my ...
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Enterprise heterogeneous data integration - combining state transfer with SOA

I work in an enterprise environment composed of multiple software packages - an ERP system, a CRM system, a transport management system, an internet facing online ordering system, and so on. Some of ...
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In a Service Oriented Architecture, should a service make a request while it is servicing a request

In a Service Oriented Architecture, is it a violation of its general philosophy to have a service that is responding to a request put another request on the service bus to fulfill said request? Or ...
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Service Oriented Architecture (SOA): One Database or Multiple Databases?

In Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), should there be One Single Database "with the share as much as possible philosophy" or Multiple Databases by Service/functional area? I know in Microservices, ...
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Which OAuth2 Flow?

I'm just getting into OAuth2 and I'm a tad confused (you've probably heard that before)! I am writing a small independent service which will expose a basic REST API enabling client applications to ...
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How should propagation of service abuse information work within a microservice architecture?

At the moment, I'm working on a product that's being broken down from a monolith to a bunch of microservices, and it seems to be going well enough. However, if a user is abusing the service somehow, ...
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How to integrate different “microservices” into a transaction?

We're building a new web-based industrial application and one of the questions that are hammering our heads for the last few days is about the integration between different "microservices" on this ...
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Microservice /Soa : how to fire notification depending on the caller?

I have this two use cases in a user registration process : Case 1 : the user register an account online and the system should send him an email notification in order to confirm that his account has ...
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In MVC + SOA Architecture, What is the Rationale for Placing Business Logic in Models?

When writing web applications I place business logic in controllers. This has worked well for my small App Dev team- our applications run reliably, perform well, and the code is easy to maintain. ...
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Verifying Access Token in Each Service of a Microservice Architecture

I'm working on a application which is implemented using microservice architecture. There is an authentication service (A) which uses jwt standard, and there are other services in the application like ...
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Point-to-Point integration vs ESB

We have a system which has been in development for 10+ years and still continues. It is built as an SOA and use SOAP. We have a new client, internally within our company, who wants to integrate with ...
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What is really different between SOA and Microservices

Disclaimer I hope I am not stepping on anyone's toes or offending either concepts' enthusiasts Background I have been looking for real differences between Service Oriented Architecture and ...
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Is ESB an architectural pattern or it is a solution?

So I'll take the context of Red Hat FUSE as an example because this is what I know. I know that Apache Camel which is the library on which is based FUSE doesn't consider itself an ESB (http://camel....
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What is the proper way to do REST?

Everybody nowadays does SOA, even if some don't actually understand what is all about. So they do it wrong. Using that as an analogy I know what REST is (or at least I think I do) and want to do some ...
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Putting it all together - DDD, CQRS, Web API

I need some expert guidance. I'm trying to learn the concepts as well as implement them, and it's possible I might be over-engineering some. But that's OK, because I am wanting to learn and gain ...
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Where to keep persistent services in MVVM architecture?

In an MVVM application I need to use some services that are persistent, e.g. network services like P2P and WCF where the main "engine" or server endpoint must remain up and running during the lifetime ...
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Modeling request/response in domain driven design

Say I have a class of User and that user has an Id & Name, in request response modeling, I would make a request with Name on it and a response with Id and Name, thereby my domain model would be ...
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Is there a place for connection string in SOA's desktop clients?

In the SOA architecture, with many services that implements data persistence as well as basic logic - is there even a place for connection strings in client Desktop applications? Or should everything ...
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Is a Mission Oriented Architecture (MOA) a better way to describe things than SOA?

I might sound like a troll, but I would like to seriously understand this deeper. The place I work at has started to use the term MOA, versus SOA as we believe it drives more clarity and want to ...
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What is the most accepted transaction strategy for microservices

One of the major issues that I have seen occur in a system with microservices is the way transactions work when they span over different services. Within our own architecture, we have been using ...
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WCF ChannelFactory vs auto-generated Service References in enterprise?

I'm aware that there was a lot of discussion about that topic, but I'm still confused what's better for the enterpise SOA envoronment. Basically, it's a SOA system with a few of WCF web services and a ...
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Do you put business logic in your service implementation ? <comment on my design>

Today at work a colleague was looking at a piece of module I had written a month ago as a reference implementation. I had written a WCF service which a Windows service was consuming. I have a single ...
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How to handle pull requests merges in a service oriented environment that touch several repositories?

So we have a microservices architecture. Quite often we release features that require changes in several repos simultaneously. What approaches are best for handling this? Ex. Pull Request 1 from ...
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From a mobile application client to API/microservices

Let's say I have a mobile client for answering questions and then purchasing a widget. For example, I might have 10 screens from my UI with about 8 questions per screen. Imagine there is a screen ...
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RabbitMQ as backbone for services written in different languages

I'm seeking advice from people using RabbitMQ to connect services written in different languages. Currently my organization is using RabbitMQ exclusively with C# and it's all working quite well. In ...
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Test Data in a Distributed System

A question that has been vexing me lately has been about how to effectively test (end-to-end) features in a distributed system. Particuarly, how to effectively manage (through time) test data for ...
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Is a outlook type calendar/scheduling service a microservice?

Our company is in the early stages of starting to use microservices. One question that came up the other day was 'is scheduling/calendar a micro service'? We have so many monolithic apps that have ...
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Use OOP approach for organize the business rules instead of SOA in a small project. Excluding DDD, is there some strategy to do this?

I was talking with a friend another day about OOP in small projects. In the most of projects that me and him worked the SOA was the rule. Per example, imagine a Order in a SOA application. The ...
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SOA/Microservices: How to handle authorization in inter-services communications?

Foreground We are moving from a monolithic platform to a more Service Oriented Architecture. We are applying very basic DDD principles and splitting our domain across different bounded contexts. Each ...
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RMI/CORBA vs Web service

As mentioned in wiki, A service-oriented architecture (SOA) is a style of software design where services are provided to the other components by application components, through a communication ...
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Does SOA service composition actually work in practice?

One of the main SOA service design principles is Service Composability principle (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Service_composability_principle). The idea is that by composing new services using ...
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how to handle / architect soa when service becomes unavailable?

Say I've got a third-party service called Cool.io that provides a RESTful API but often goes down. My applications consume that API, but when Cool.io goes down, my app really can't do much... but it ...
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Push-Based Events in a Services Oriented Architecture

I have come to a point, in building a services oriented architecture (on top of Thrift), that I need to expose events and allow listeners. My initial thought was, "create an EventService" to handle ...
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Contract decoupling on microservices

I am not trying to launch a Microservices vs SOA debate but I find hard to understand the following statement: "Microservices architecture does not support contract decoupling, whereas contract ...
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How to decompose Monolithic applications into Microservices with interdependent functional modules?

I work with a large monolithic web application that has between 12-24 functional modules and these are all maintained inside a single war project structure. While the code itself is already segmented ...
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How to share data between web applications?

I have two web applications, say Application_1 and Application_2. Application_2 has a database table named table_2, which changes infrequently, and needs to be accessed by Application_1. Does it ...
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Autonomous Microservices, event queues and service discovery

I've been reading a lot about micro-services lately, and here are some of the conclusions I got so far (please correct me if I'm wrong at any point). Micro-services architecture goes well with domain ...
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Best practice to reduce calls in microservice architecture

I have multiple artifacts (applications) deployed on different hosts (let's call them A, B, and C for simplicity) and I am currently looking for some kind of integration pattern, because I need to ...
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Breaking up a monolith into SOA, and breaking referential integrity

When breaking up a large monolithic application with a monolithic RDBMS into a service-oriented architecture with many databases, how do you deal with the breaking of data integrity? I have a large ...
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Joining web services entity

Let's assume I have access to two rest endpoints, /persons and /products. If I need to retrieve 100K persons with their respective products, what is the best way to do that? How can I join them ...
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Return Types from Service Interfaces in Service Layer: Mapper required for UI Layer objects?

I am designing a component based system using JSF2 on top of Spring's IoC Container. It is to employ a service layer between a controller and the domain/business layer (I anticipate the controller is ...
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What are the implementations of SOA other than web services? [closed]

Service-oriented architecture (SOA) is a style of software design where services are provided to the other components by application components, through a communication protocol over a network. Web ...
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Where to put Spring configuration file?

I want to integrate Spring framework in my project especially into server side. So, I don't want to put it within WEB-INF folder of war file. Should I put an applicationContext.xml it into each ...
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Why should I use JAX-RS REST instead of normal servlets?

I'm teaching myself J2EE technologies using Glassfish as my webserver and EJB container. I'm very interested in learning REST as well, and developing an application that is adherent to the rules of ...
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Acceptable dependencies in a service-oriented architecture, internal to a team

In a service-oriented architecture, subsystems can depend on each other in different levels: Database level => Foreign keys to enforce data integrity across services on deletions and updates (cascade)...
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Looking for pros/cons on using OWIN vs. a simple hand-rolled token based auth

We are wanting to implement an API to be used internally and externally and add it to our solutions. Some environment notes: We are currently using VS2013, .Net 4.5, EF5, SQL2008, MVC4, C#, and asp....
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How do you organize API endpoint contracts

Where trying to improve the "confidence" we have in our inter-service communication. Background: "Contracts" has been a matter of sharing a piece of code that defines an interface to implement, but ...