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Oracle Application Integration Architecture (AIA) Foundation Pack 11gR1: Essentials by Hariharan V Ganesarethinam

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Integration architectures

There are various integration mechanisms or architectural approaches followed by industries to achieve integration needs.

Point-to-point

This approach is also known as one-to-one integration. Point-to-point is basically a decentralized networking approach to directly link two computers or systems. From the integration point of view, it is more about integrating two different systems or interfaces through a common transportation mechanism. A point-to-point integration architecture creates higher dependency between application systems and interfaces as it basically enforces a tight integration model.

This approach initially shows a lower up-front investment, but when more links are created between each application, the complexity ...

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