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Oracle SOA Suite 11g R1 Developer's Guide by Antony Reynolds, Matt Wright

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Event Delivery Network essentials

The EDN is a very simple but very powerful concept, and we will now explain the basic principles associated with it.

Events

An event is the message that will be published and consumed on the Event Delivery Network. Events consist of three parts:

  1. A namespace that identifies the general area that the event is associated with and helps to avoid clashes between event names
  2. A name that identifies the type of event within a namespace
  3. A data type that defines the data associated with the event

Namespaces of events behave in the same way as namespaces in XML and identify the solution area of the events and avoid clashes between events with the same name that belong to different solution areas. For example, a namespace ...

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