Advanced SOA - Architected, Governed, Integrated, and Cloud-Ready Training Course

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Course Language

This course is delivered in German or English.

Course Code

soaadv

Duration Duration

21 hours (usually 3 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

general knowledge of distributed computing and application development concepts.

Overview Overview

Audience

Who is this course addressed to

IT architects, IT mid-level managers, IT consultants

Format of the course

currently 100% lectures, but some tests could be added

Course Outline Course Outline

1.First Things First: Enterprise and Application Architecture

  • Definition of (Enterprise) Architecture

What drives the need for architecture?

Architecture objectives, standards and frameworks

  • Logical vs. physical architectures
  • Common application architecture patterns

Multi-step Process pattern

Composite Application pattern

2.SOA Phase 1

  • The pieces of the SOA puzzle
  • How SOA enables business strategies
  • Services and SOA defined
  • What is the notion of “Applications” in SOA?
  • The Service Layer model

Infrastructure services

Application services

Orchestration services

  • SOA Case study

Sample outline for an SOA Blueprint document

Sample business event walk-through

  • Key SOA characteristics

Architecture level loose coupling

Service level loose coupling

  • Next Generation SOA

Synchronous vs. Asynchronous services

SOA in the cloud

  • SOA and standards
  • SOA challenges

3.Service- or Resource-Oriented Architecture, or Both?

  • Representational State Transfer (REST)

The concept of resources

The uniform interface

Architectural constraints

What about business logic?

Perceived deficiencies of REST

  • When to use REST, when to use a traditional SOA

REST as the choice to support the presentation layer

The synergy of Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) and REST

JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) vs. XML for RIAs

Case study

Conceptual architecture

RESTful vs. SOAP-type Services

4.Managing the SOA Evolution: SOA Maturity Models & Roadmap

  • Defining the goals – SOA maturity models
  • The Open Group Service Integration Maturity Model (OSIMM)

Overview

Maturity dimensions

Maturity levels

How to asses your SOA maturity

  • Example - Progress Software Maturity Model
  • How do we get there – developing a SOA Roadmap
  • Case study: mapping a Maturity Model to a Roadmap

5.From Chaos to Order: SOA Governance & the IT Organization

  • Why SOA needs governance
  • Business vs. IT vs. EA vs. SOA Governance
  • Categories of SOA Governance
  • Design time governance
  • Run time governance
  • SOA Governance goals
  • SOA Center of Excellence (COE)

Roles and responsibilities within the IT organization

6.Get a Running Start with SOA Governance Frameworks

  • Open Group standards

SOA Governance Reference Model (SGRM)

SOA Governance Vitality Method (SGVM)

  • IBM SOA Governance and Management Method (SGMM)

7. A ROI Calculator For SOA - Let The Numbers Do the Talking

  • Approaches to ROI calculation
  • Case Study

Business process walk-through

Architecture scope

Architecture overview

Service layer model

  • ROI Through Service Reuse

ROI Defined

ROI Model for Software Reuse

  • Reuse beyond the core application project
  • Conclusions

Keeping track of reuse

8.The New Frontier: Cloud Computing

  • Cloud definition

How did we get here? From application hosting to SaaS to public & private cloud

Chose your flavor: IaaS, SaaS, or PaaS?

  • Moving applications into the cloud

Resource virtualization

Automated, on-demand provisioning of resources

Shared infrastructure and applications

9.The Synergy of SOA and Cloud Computing

  • SOA and cloud are complementary
  • SOA/Cloud synergy

SOA + SaaS

SOA + PaaS

SOA + IaaS

  • Putting it all together: the SOA-Cloud

10.Across Application Silos: The Integration Landscape

  • The integration landscape – the big picture
  • Data level integration

Extract, Transform, Load (ETL)

  • Interface level integration (a.k.a. application integration)

The messaging backbone

Data transformation

Content-based routing

Establishing application connectivity through adapters

Integration design patterns

  • Service Oriented Integration (SOI)

Advantages over traditional Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)

11.From Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) to Internet Service Bus (ISB)

  • The Enterprise Service Bus

Introducing the ESB

Conceptual ESB architectures

How do enterprises use ESBs today?

  • The need for cloud integration and its challenges

From ESB to “Internet Service Bus” (ISB)

  • The product landscape – ESB and ISB examples

12.Putting It All Together: Developing an Integration Strategy for Your Company

  • Classification of integration architectures by the degree of coupling
  • Approaches to leverage and migrate legacy systems 
  • Comparison of integration approaches and technologies

Decision criteria for selecting a particular approach

  • Integration with the data architecture

13.Conclusions

  • Summary of the seminar
  • Outlook: SOA, Cloud, mobile and the consumerization of IT

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