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Service-Oriented Architecture and Web Services

  1. Louise E. Moser,
  2. P. M. Melliar-Smith

Published Online: 15 SEP 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470050118.ecse510

Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering

Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering

How to Cite

Moser, L. E. and Melliar-Smith, P. M. 2008. Service-Oriented Architecture and Web Services. Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering. 1–8.

Author Information

  1. University of California, Santa Barbara, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2008

Abstract

This article describes how to implement service-oriented architecture and Web services. Service-oriented architecture promotes modularity of design and interoperability of software services interacting within a distributed system over the Internet. Web services allow clients to obtain information from, or have tasks performed by, service providers using XML data formats and standard Internet protocols.

Keywords:

  • XML data formats;
  • internet protocols;
  • service provider;
  • service requester;
  • service broker;
  • SOAP;
  • WSDL;
  • UDDI;
  • REST web services