WEB SERVICE CHOREOGRAPHIES
Computer, November 2007, pp. 38–45
Computer magazine, the flagship publication of the IEEE Computer Society, covers all aspects of computer science, computer engineering, computing technology, and applications.
The Growing Impact of the CAP Theorem
Service-Oriented Computing: State of the Art and Research Challenges
by Michael P. Papazoglou, Paolo Traverso, Schahram Dustdar, and Frank Leymann
The service-oriented computing (SOC) paradigm uses services to support the development of rapid, low-cost, interoperable, evolvable, and massively distributed applications. Services are autonomous, platform-independent entities that can be described, published, discovered, and loosely coupled in novel ways. They perform functions that range from answering simple requests to executing sophisticated business processes requiring peer-to-peer relationships among multiple layers of service consumers and providers. Any piece of code and any application component deployed on a system can be reused and transformed into a network-available service. FULL ARTICLE (login required) »