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Enterprise Service Buses (ESB) are the data integration solution for near real-time sharing of data between many systems, where the hub is a virtual concept of the standard format or the canonical model for sharing data in the organization.

Hub-and-spoke may not always be the best solution. Some hub-and-spoke model latency is unacceptable or performance is insufficient. The hub itself creates overhead in a hub-and-spoke architecture. A point-to-point solution would not require the hub. However, the benefits of the hub outweigh the drawbacks of the overhead as soon as three or more systems are involved in sharing data. Use of the hub-and-spoke design pattern for the interchange of data...