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10 Apr Service-Oriented Architecture

A systems design/architecture strategy with more separate, reusable programs designed as services, rather than fewer large applications. These smaller services are normally much simpler than large applications, with functionality limited to easily defined capabilities. The  services are often invoked through a service bus using a predefined mechanism governed by a contract. This is an important evolution in computing in that it brings us a step closer to the end of code that is independent of knowledge, and closer to knowledge-driven functionality (code).

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  1. […] application that a business could use. This complexity is one of the reasons for the rise in Service-Oriented Architectures and microservices that enable us to manage complexity in bite-sized chunks. This is the opposite […]

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