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Author Ruh, William A.

Title Enterprise application integration : a Wiley tech brief / William R. Ruh, Francis X. Maginnis, William J. Brown.

Published New York : John Wiley, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xi, 211 pages) : illustrations
Series All EBSCO eBooks
Contents The Business Drivers of EAI -- EAI -- EAI Enables Critical New Solutions -- Improving Customer Relationships -- Improving Supply-Chain Relationships -- Improving Internal Processes -- Reducing Time to Market -- The Value of Legacy and Packaged Applications -- The Web -- Barriers to Effective EAI -- Chaotic Architectures -- Skill Shortages -- Security Issues -- Types of Integration -- Integration Models -- Integration and Coupling -- Presentation Integration Model -- When to Use It -- Pros and Cons -- The Data Integration Model -- When to Use It -- Pros and Cons -- Functional Integration Model -- The Breadth of Functional Integration -- Comparing and Contrasting the Three Approaches -- When to Use It -- Pros and Cons -- Basic Building Blocks -- The Communications Model -- Synchronous Communication -- Asynchronous Communication -- Methods of Integration -- Messaging -- Interface Definition -- Connectors -- Middleware Choices -- Remote Procedure Calls -- Database Access Middleware -- Message Oriented Middleware -- Distributed Object Technology -- Transaction Processing Monitors -- EAI and Middleware -- Service Building Blocks -- Messaging Architecture and Solutions -- Message Queuing -- Request/Reply -- Publish/Subscribe Messaging -- Message Translation -- Multiple Queuing and Routing -- Message Queuing Products -- Middleware: The Message Is the Medium -- Messaging Example: MegaMoney Bancorp -- The Bank -- EAI Goals -- The Solution -- Object Architecture and Solutions -- Distributed Architecture Frameworks.
Summary A much-needed guide to dealing with one of today's most important enterprise computing issues Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) refers to one of today's most crucial IT challenges - getting the vast array of disparate business applications found in most large companies to work together. Written by the experts at the leading international EAI consulting firm of Concept5, this is a concise introduction to EAI concepts and strategies for IT managers, systems architects, software developers, and all those charged with heading up their companies' EAI initiatives.
Other author Maginnis, Francis X., 1947-
Brown, William J., 1954-
eBooks on EBSCOhost issuing body.
Subject Application software -- Development.
Business enterprises -- Data processing.
Enterprise application integration (Computer systems)
Electronic books.
ISBN 0471376418
Standard Number 978047137645