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Cloud computing and SOA convergence in your enterprise : a stepbystep guide

Author: David S Linthicum
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : AddisonWesley, ©2010.
Series: Addison-Wesley information technology series.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Linthicum, David S., 1962-
Cloud computing and SOA convergence in your enterprise.
Upper Saddle River, NJ : Addison-Wesley, ©2010
(DLC) 2009027378
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David S Linthicum
ISBN: 0321659392 9780321659392 1282675192 9781282675193
OCLC Number: 466492178
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 239 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Preface xvAcknowledgments xxiAbout the Author xxiiiChapter 1: Where We Are, How We Got Here, and How to Fix It 1How Things Got Off Track 2SOA to the Rescue? 4What the Heck Is SOA, and Why Should I Care? 5SOA Meets Cloud Computing 7Defining Cloud Computing 9The Components of Cloud Computing 11The Dream Team of Cloud Computing and SOA 14What SOA Can Learn from Cloud Computing 15What Cloud Computing Can Learn from SOA 16Making the Leap 17Being Positively Disruptive 18Chapter 2: Reaching for the Clouds 21Diving Deeper into Cloud Computing 22What's New in the Clouds? 25The Potential Value of the Clouds 28Cloud Computing Benefits and Drawbacks 28When the Cloud Fits 33Doing Something Different 35Chapter 3: Defining the Clouds for the Enterprise 37Storage-as-a-Service 39Database-as-a-Service 41Information-as-a-Service 43Process-as-a-Service 48Application-as-a-Service 51Platform-as-a-Service 53Integration-as-a-Service 55Security-as-a-Service 56Management/Governance-as-a-Service 57Testing-as-a-Service 57Infrastructure-as-a-Service 58Next Steps 58Chapter 4: Making the Business Case for Clouds 61Defining the Holistic Value 62It Is All about the Business 79Chapter 5: Working from Your Data to the Clouds 81Old or New? 82Data First 84Selecting a Problem Domain 87Defining the Information Model 87Building the Information Model 103Importance of Data with SOA Using Cloud Computing 105Chapter 6: Working from Your Services to the Clouds 107Services Provide the Moving Parts 112What Is a Service? 116Understanding Coupling for the Clouds 118Are You Loosely Coupled? 120Defining Metaservices 121Creating the Services Directory 122The Need for a Service-Level Understanding 126Chapter 7: Working from Your Processes to the Clouds 127What Is BPM? 128Bringing Process to the Clouds 131Defining Processes 133SOA, Agility, and Processes 136Value of BPM for the Clouds 139Drilling Down on BPM 142BPM and Cloud Computing 143Chapter 8: Bringing Governance to the Clouds 145People and Processes 148Governance for the Clouds 149Creating the Governance Model 153Governance Technology 158The Value of Service Governance 160Chapter 9: Testing from SOA to the Clouds 163Why We Need a New Take on Testing 164Testing from the Enterprise to the Clouds and Back 165Creating a Test Plan 173Black Box Cloud Testing 174Testing Is Important 177Chapter 10: Defining Candidate Data, Services, and Processes for the Clouds 179Where Are the Applications? 180When Cloud Computing Fits 184When the Applications and/or Services Are New 193Jumping to the Clouds 194Chapter 11: Making the Move to Cloud Computing 197Selecting Platforms 198The Process of Moving to the Clouds 203Analyze and Test Candidate Platforms 209Select Target Platforms 210Deploy to Target Platforms 211What about Private Clouds? 213New "Cloudy" Platforms 215Chapter 12: Moving Onward 217Index 231
Series Title: Addison-Wesley information technology series.
Responsibility: David S. Linthicum.


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