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Aug 13 2019   4:15PM GMT

service-oriented architecture (SOA)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert


Service-oriented architecture (SOA) is a software development model for distributed application components that incorporates discovery, access control, data mapping and security features. Continued…

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“SOA and microservices often differ more on implementation than on principle.” – Tom Nolle

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The fundamental differences between microservices and SOA
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