Introductory Guide to WebSphere Business Integration from IBM
Using WebSphere Business Integration (WBI) technology, you can build an enterprise-wide Business Integration (BI) infrastructure that makes it easier to connect any business resources and functions, so you can adapt more quickly to the demands of customers and partners. Now there’s an introductory guide to creating standards-based process and data integration solutions with WBI.
WebSphere Business Integration Primer thoroughly explains Service Component Architecture (SCA), basic business processes, and complex long-running business flows, and guides you to choose the right process integration architecture for your requirements. Next, it introduces the key components of a WBI solution and shows how to make them work together rapidly and efficiently. This book will help developers, technical professionals, or managers understand today’s key BI issues and technologies, and streamline business processes by combining BI with Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).
Linking BI, business process management (BPM), and SOA
BI scenarios, architecture, patterns, and the IBM Business Object Framework
Business orchestration utilizing WS-BPEL and other industry standards
BI development with WebSphere Integration Developer (WID) and the SCA programming model
WebSphere Process Server (WPS): a runtime for service-oriented applications
Defining business maps, rules, business state machines, and human tasks
Managing BI services: security, auditing, and more
Integrating third-party and legacy systems with WebSphere adapters
Utilizing WebSphere Business Modeler and WebSphere Business Monitor
Using WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus (WESB) to integrate services