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SOA Design Patterns

(The Prentice Hall Service Technology Series from Thomas Erl)

3.60  ·  Rating details ·  100 ratings  ·  4 reviews
In cooperation with experts and practitioners throughout the SOA community, best-selling author Thomas Erl brings together the de facto catalog of design patterns for SOA and service-orientation. More than three years in development and subjected to numerous industry reviews, the 85 patterns in this full-color book provide the most successful and proven design techniques t ...more
Hardcover, 814 pages
Published December 1st 2008 by Prentice Hall (first published October 23rd 2008)
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Alejandro Teruel
Aug 26, 2015 rated it did not like it
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I managed to slog through 250 pages of this 800+ page book before giving up in despair. I have read other books on design patterns, domain-driven design and software architecture but I honestly could not understand what new contribution -if any- the patterns included in this book make.

I agree with some other Goodreads and Amazon reviewers of this book in finding it verbose and bloated, buzzword-ridden, saturated with too many diagrams of doubtful or no value and that not even its case studies ma
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Feb 26, 2010 rated it liked it
Much better than Erl's Service Oriented Architecture, but Erl still has a penchant for repetition, resulting in a bloated book. And the "case studies" don't add much insight. The book does serve a purpose of most patterns books in naming the patterns and providing for a common terminology. I'm moving on to SOA in Practice, which is already much more concrete in just the opening chapters.

Note: Read on Kindle DX, text was well formatted but many of the diagrams were difficult to understand since t
Dec 03, 2009 rated it really liked it
The patterns are logically grouped and I enjoyed the quick info headings that display the specific application and impacts of implementation. While I appreciated the very thorough approach that Erl (et al) took in composing the pattern reference sections and example use cases, I found this book to be somewhat weighted down by the overuse of diagrams. Overall, I think it is a great resource and a fine companion to David Chappell's Enterprise Service Bus. ...more
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