Title: A survey of patterns for Service-Oriented Architectures

Authors: Uwe Zdun, Carsten Hentrich, Wil M.P. Van Der Aalst

Addresses: Department of Information Systems and New Media, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Augasse 2-6, 1090 Vienna, Austria. ' SerCon GmbH – IBM Business Consulting Services, c/o IBM Deutschland GmbH, Hechtsheimer Str. 2, 55131 Mainz, Germany. ' Faculty of Technology and Management, Department of Information Systems, Eindhoven University of Technology, P.O. Box 513, NL 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Abstract: Service-Oriented Architectures (SOA) are a promising means to integrate heterogeneous systems, but virtually no technology-neutral approach to holistically understand SOAs exists. We tackle this problem by introducing a survey of technology-independent patterns that are relevant for SOAs, and are working towards a formalised pattern-based reference architecture model to describe SOA concepts.

Keywords: technology-independent patterns; pattern languages; SOA; service-oriented architectures; reference architecture; software patterns.

DOI: 10.1504/IJIPT.2006.009739

International Journal of Internet Protocol Technology, 2006 Vol.1 No.3, pp.132 - 143

Published online: 08 May 2006 *

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