In my forthcoming book, The Tao of the Cloud, I expand upon the core elements of The Zen of SOA: An Executive Blueprint to Web-Enable Your Organization With Service-Oriented Architecture, my first book. Many have come to realize that the Cloud builds on SOA, and embracing de-coupled, standardized services paves the way to a cloud migration strategy. This ZDNet article explains, shared, service-oriented infrastructure will go a long way in today's craptastic economic environment. One benefit: by building out the architecture, all [services are] discoverable, and [one] can get to the data with a HTTPS message. Pretty compelling, in a time when nobody wants to spend money on new infrastructure.
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