In this chapter, we are going to learn about the AIA Enterprise Business Service. In general, business services are service components that expose a specific business function/task. A business service accepts various parameters as part of a request message to execute the business services and responds back with a message generated by that business function/task. In enterprise infrastructure, exposing application business functions as services is important to leverage application capabilities across the organization. Technically, service can be enabled through various approaches as we have seen in Chapter 1,Overview of Oracle AIA.
The following topics are covered in this chapter: