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Enterprise Integration: The Essential Guide to Integration Solutions by William Ruh, Beth Gold-Bernstein

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Chapter Eight. Information Integration Architecture

Executive Overview

Approaches and practices in integration have changed over the last decade, but what was old is new again. Integration technology and techniques related to both unstructured information in reports and digital media, and structured data in databases, are becoming an important part of the integration landscape once again. This is due to a variety of factors, including the emergence of XML as a data format standard, a realization that there will not be a single approach to solve all integration requirements, and the fact that at the heart of every integration project is a need to access, aggregate, propagate, and publish information. Lastly, organizations are realizing that their ...

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