XSD Schema Sample

Custom XSD Schema or Public Standard: Some Perspectives

XSD schema are a key part of the inteface exposed by Web Services to enterprise and external clients of services, however, organisations need to decide how to go about deriving the schema that will be used by their services.  The choices are simple, either adopt an external standard such as OAGIS, HL7, etc. or create/reuse […]

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SOA Service Lifecycle

SOA Lifecycle Meta Design

The service focus of SOA gives the life-cycle a special importance in the adoption and success of SOA within an organisation.  The concept and evolution of a service should follow predictable paths and be subject to predetermined controls on input, process and output. The complement of the possible paths, from the first input to the […]

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Generic REST Gateway

Generic Rest Gateway in Oracle Service Bus (OSB)

Having built up an enterprise with primarily SOAP services, from time to time, one encounters lightweight client systems that require a simple HTTP (REST) based interface to those existing services. The options were either to add another class of “Adapter” services that converted one-to-one REST-to-SOAP for the existing services, to keep the canonical pattern (SOAP […]

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