Towards a diamond SOA operational model

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Towards a diamond SOA operational model
The triangular operational model with the three roles of service-registry, -provider, and -consumer has been the traditional operational model in Service-oriented Architectures (SOA). The central component in this model, the service registry, plays a passive role. This passive role is due to the lack of adequate information resources. For example, service descriptions provided by service providers are in general not rich enough for service selection. More elaborate service descriptions are vital in several aspects in Service-oriented Computing (SOC), such as service quality assessment, service discovery and selection, etc. To increase the usability of Web Services with poor descriptions, we propose a novel approach to extend the traditional SOA operational model by introducing a new role: the Service Invocation Proxy (SIP). The main goal of this role is to enable service brokers (registries) to play an active role, e.g., to enrich service descriptions with metadata about invocation sta...
Mohammed AbuJarour, Felix Naumann
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Type Journal
Year 2010
Where SOCA
Authors Mohammed AbuJarour, Felix Naumann
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