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Audience

IT architects and designers who want to learn about Enterprise Integration Patterns and Solutions.

Skills Gained

This class combines theory with labs for hands-on, practical experience. After completing this class, the students will be able to apply the acquired knowledge in practice as well as make well-informed decisions in the area of enterprise integration within their organizations.

  • Integration Patterns and Solutions
  • Data Management in Enterprise
  • REST Services
  • Enterprise Service Bus
  • Current API Management Solutions

Prerequisites

Participants should have general understanding of Enterprise IT technologies.

Outline

Outline of Solution Architecture Training: Enterprise Integration Patterns and Solutions for Architects Chapter 1. SOA Fundamentals

  • Defining Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Putting SOA in Context
  • SOA As an Alignment Strategy
  • The SOA Umbrella
  • What's a Service?
  • Service Actors
  • SOA in Action
  • Business Process Management
  • BPM & Workflow
  • SOA Governance
  • SOA Governance Model
  • SOA Job Role Impact
  • SOA Re-Organization
  • What Makes a Good Design?
  • Is SOA a New Concept?
  • Enterprise Computing Evolution
  • What about Microservices?
  • SOA Is Perfect…NOT!
  • Service Characteristics
  • When Do I Need a Service?
  • About Services in SOA
  • Contract-Driven Software
  • SOA Standards
  • Service Implementation
  • Summary

Chapter 2. Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) Data Patterns

  • SOA Data Service Patterns
  • Pattern Template
  • Data Federation Pattern: Synopsis
  • Data Federation Pattern: Benefits
  • Data Federation Pattern: Context
  • Data Federation Pattern: Solution
  • Data Federation Pattern: Solution Architecture
  • Data Federation Pattern: Considerations
  • Data Federation Pattern: Summary
  • Data Consolidation Pattern: Synopsis
  • Data Consolidation Pattern: Benefits
  • Data Consolidation Pattern: Context
  • Data Consolidation Pattern: Solution
  • Data Consolidation Pattern: Considerations
  • Data Consolidation Pattern: Summary
  • Data Cleansing Pattern: Synopsis
  • Data Cleansing Pattern: Benefits
  • Data Cleansing Pattern: Context
  • Data Cleansing Pattern: Solution
  • Data Cleansing Pattern: Considerations
  • Data Cleansing Pattern: Summary

Chapter 3. Enterprise Service Bus (ESB)

  • SOA and the ESB Pattern
  • Loose Coupling
  • Service Invocation
  • Business Process
  • Data Integration
  • Enterprise Service Bus (ESB)
  • Legacy System Integration
  • Unsupported Protocol
  • The Role of ESB in SOA
  • ESB: Software Artifacts
  • Business Process: Example
  • Minimum ESB Capabilities
  • Minimum ESB Capabilities: Integration
  • Minimum ESB Capabilities: Communication
  • Minimum ESB Capabilities: Service Interaction
  • Minimum ESB Capabilities: Management
  • Security and ESB

Chapter 4. Introduction to IBM Integration Designer (IID) v8.0

  • IBM Integration Designer (IID) v8.0
  • SCA Basics
  • Wiring Example
  • Items Developed in IID
  • The Project Structure
  • Working With Shared Components
  • Using the IDE
  • The Test Server
  • The Build Process
  • Exporting Applications
  • Module Versioning

Chapter 5. Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) Patterns

  • SOA Patterns
  • Asynchronous Queuing Pattern: Problem
  • Asynchronous Queuing Pattern: Solution
  • Asynchronous Queuing Pattern: Implementation
  • Asynchronous Queuing Pattern: Illustration
  • Event-Driven Messaging Pattern: Problem & Solution
  • Event-Driven Messaging Pattern: Implementation
  • Event-Driven Messaging Pattern: Illustration
  • Reliable Messaging Pattern: Problem & Solution
  • Reliable Messaging Pattern: Implementation
  • Reliable Messaging Pattern: Illustration
  • Adapter Pattern: Problem & Solution
  • Adapter Pattern: Implementation
  • Adapter Pattern: Illustration
  • Canonical Protocol Pattern: Problem & Solution
  • Canonical Protocol Pattern: Implementation
  • Canonical Protocol Pattern: Illustration
  • Protocol Bridging Pattern: Problem
  • Protocol Bridging Pattern: Implementation
  • Protocol Bridging Pattern: Illustration
  • Canonical Data Format Pattern: Problem & Solution
  • Canonical Data Format Pattern: Implementation
  • Canonical Data Format: Illustration
  • Data Transformation Pattern: Problem & Solution
  • Data Transformation Pattern: Implementation
  • Data Transformation: Illustration
  • Schema Centralization Pattern: Problem
  • Schema Centralization Pattern: Solution
  • Schema Centralization Pattern: Implementation
  • Schema Centralization: Illustration
  • Intermediate Routing Pattern: Problem
  • Intermediate Routing Pattern: Solution
  • Intermediate Routing Pattern: Implementation
  • Intermediate Routing: Illustration
  • Service Encapsulation Pattern: Problem & Solution
  • Service Encapsulation Pattern: Implementation
  • Service Encapsulation Pattern: Illustration

Chapter 6. Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) Patterns

  • Enterprise Integration Patterns
  • EAI Patterns Summary
  • Messaging Systems: Overview
  • Pattern: Pipes and Filters
  • Root Pattern: Message Channel
  • Root Pattern: Message
  • Root Pattern: Message Router
  • Root Pattern: Message Translator
  • Root Pattern: Message Endpoint
  • Root Pattern: System Management
  • Monitoring Credit Bureau Example

Chapter 7. Master Data Management (MDM)

  • What is Master Data Management?
  • A typical data management scenario
  • Why do you need MDM? (1 of 2)
  • Why do you need MDM? (2 of 2)
  • Why do you need MDM in SOA? (1 of 2)
  • Why do you need MDM in SOA? (2 of 2)
  • What role does MDM play in SOA?
  • MDM and SOA shared principles
  • MDM and SOA Governance
  • MDM products
  • Implementing MDM in an SOA (1 of 3)
  • Implementing MDM in an SOA (2 of 3)
  • Implementing MDM in an SOA (3 of 3)
  • Review questions

Chapter 8. EA Lessons Learned and Anti-Patterns

  • Key EA Lessons Learned
  • Three Critical Changes EA Must Make To Survive Hard Times
  • Scott Ambler's EA Anti-Patterns
  • EA Anti-Patterns

Chapter 9. API Management

  • Drivers Towards Business Inter-connectivity
  • View of the NetBeans IDE Web Services Facet
  • Facebook Graph API Explorer
  • APIs Proliferation
  • API Management Defined
  • API Management Disclaimers
  • The Traditional Point-to-point Integration Example
  • It Raises Some Questions …
  • API Management Conceptual Diagram
  • What Else is Needed?
  • Driving Forces
  • Gartner Research Stats
  • API Management Offerings
  • The Mashery API Management System Overview
  • WSO2 API Management Main Components

Chapter 10. REST Services

  • Many Flavors of Services
  • Understanding REST
  • Principles of RESTful Services
  • REST Example – Create
  • REST Example – Retrieve
  • REST Example – Update
  • REST Example – Delete
  • REST Example – Client Generated ID
  • SOAP Equivalent Examples
  • REST Example – JSON
  • REST vs SOAP Communication
  • More REST vs SOAP
  • REST vs SOAP Summary
  • Famous RESTful Services
  • Additional Resources

Chapter 11. Introduction to JAX-RS

  • The JAX-RS Specification
  • The Resource Class
  • A Bunch of Annotations
  • @Path
  • Using Path Parameters
  • HTTP Method Binding
  • More Complex Paths
  • Configuring JAX-RS for Deployment

Chapter 12. Designing a RESTful Service

  • Introduction
  • The Design Methodology
  • Ingredients of a Service Operation Interface
  • What Constitutes a REST Resource
  • Resource Identifiers
  • MIME Types
  • HTTP Methods
  • Request and Response Body Structure
  • Example Operation Interface Document
  • Formal (Machine-Readable) Specifications
  • Formal (Machine-Readable) Specifications (cont'd)

Chapter 13. Defining the Cloud

  • A Bit of History
  • Wikipedia Entry
  • Cloud Computing at a Glance
  • Gartner Research on Cloud
  • Electrical Power Grid Service Analogy
  • The NIST Perspective
  • Five Characteristics
  • On-demand Self-Service (NIST Characteristic)
  • Broad Network Access (NIST Characteristic)
  • Resource Pooling (NIST Characteristic)
  • Rapid Elasticity (NIST Characteristic)
  • Measured Service (NIST Characteristic)
  • The Three Cloud Service Models (NIST)
  • The Cloud Computing Spectrum: IaaS, PaaS and SaaS
  • The Four Cloud Deployment Models (NIST)
  • The NIST Cloud Definition Framework
  • A Hybrid Cloud Diagram
  • Cloud Deployment Model Dynamics

Chapter 14. Cloud Services

  • Defining Cloud Services
  • User-Cloud Interaction
  • Cloud Service Characteristics
  • The Typical Cloud Services
  • Application Services
  • Messaging Application Service
  • Email Application Service
  • Cache Application Service
  • Specialized Application Services
  • AWS Analytics Systems
  • Google App Engine (GAE) MapReduce Service
  • Use Cases for MapReduce Jobs
  • Integration Platform as a Service (IPaaS)
  • Storage Services
  • Object Storage
  • Archive Storage
  • Relational Storage
  • NoSQL Storage
  • Some AWS Storage Services
  • Data Warehouses in the Cloud
  • Cloud Utility Services
  • Scalability and HA of Your Applications in the Cloud
  • The Auto-scaling Service
  • Monitoring Services
  • Configuring Instance Health Check in AWS
  • Amazon Web Services Integration Diagram
  • Google App Engine (GAE) Services Integration Diagram
  • Microsoft Azure Services
  • Comparing Cloud Service Stacks

Chapter 15. AWS Simple Storage Service

  • What is AWS Simple Storage Service (S3)
  • AWS Storage
  • Regions
  • Getting started with S3
  • Using BitTorrent
  • Standard Durability
  • More on Buckets
  • Bucket Configuration Domains
  • Bucket Permissions
  • Authorization of REST Requests
  • Adding Cross-Origin Resource Sharing Configuration
  • Event Notifications
  • The Requester Pays Option
  • The Object Key
  • Object Versioning
  • Object Lifecycle Configuration
  • Amazon S3 Data Consistency Model
  • Observable Data Consistency Behaviors
  • Eventually Consistent Reads vs Consistent Reads
  • Amazon S3 Security
  • Example of Object Encryption
  • S3 Use Case: Backup and Archiving
  • Another S3 Use Case: Static Web Hosting
  • More on Static Web Hosting
  • S3 Use Case: Disaster Recovery
  • AWS S3 Pricing
  • Storage Pricing
  • Request Pricing
  • Data Transfer Pricing
  • Amazon S3 Transfer Acceleration
  • How to Enable Transfer Acceleration
  • Enabling Transfer Acceleration in S3 Console
  • Amazon S3 SLA Definitions
  • Amazon S3 SLA Service Commitment

Chapter 16. Designing Cloud Solutions

  • Getting Started …
  • "Good/Not-so-Good" Use Cases for the Cloud
  • Design the Cloud Service Interface
  • Practical Observations and Rules
  • Analysis and Design (A&D) Best Practices
  • A&D Best Practices - Prototyping
  • A&D Best Practices – System Partitioning
  • A&D Best Practices - Leveraging Cloud Platform Services
  • A&D Best Practices -
  • Using Asynchronous Communication Patterns
  • MOM to the Rescue
  • A&D Best Practices - Preempt Possible Data Corruption
  • Caching
  • A&D Best Practices - Staying Hands-On
  • Be Aware of the CAP Theorem Constraints
  • The CAP Triangle
  • Cloud Layering
  • Cloud Layering Overview
  • Content Services
  • Logic Services
  • Utility - Security Services
  • Out-of-the-Box Security Service Example
  • Layering Example – 1/5
  • Layering Example – 2/5
  • Layering Example – 3/5
  • Layering Example – 4/5
  • Layering Example – 5/5
  • Architecting for HA in AWS (Same Data Center)
  • Architecting for HA in AWS (Different AZs)

Chapter 17. AWS Solution Architecture Patterns

  • AWS Architecture Center
  • List of Reference Architectures
  • High Availability Solution Architecture Blueprint
  • Log Analysis Solution Architecture Blueprint Summary
  • Scalable Web App Solution Architecture Blueprint Summary
  • Simplified Web App Solution Architecture Blueprint
  • Architecting for AWS: Design for Failure - Take 1
  • Architecting for AWS: Design for Failure - Take 2
  • Go with SOA and Asynchronous Communication Patterns
  • Batch Processing with SQS
  • Secure Your Applications
  • Securing your Web Application Example
  • Other Security Considerations
  • Operational Checklists for AWS
  • Excerpts from Operational Checklists

Chapter 18. Microservices

  • What is a "Microservice"?
  • One Helpful Analogy
  • SOA - Microservices Relationship
  • ESB - Microservices Relationship
  • Traditional Monolithic Designs and Their Role
  • Disadvantages of Monoliths
  • Moving from a Legacy Monolith
  • When Moving from a Legacy Monolith
  • The Driving Forces Behind Microservices
  • How Can Microservices Help You?
  • The Microservices Architecture
  • Utility Microservices at AWS
  • Microservices Inter-connectivity
  • The Data Exchange Interoperability Consideration
  • Managing Microservices
  • Implementing Microservices
  • Embedding Databases in Java
  • Microservice-Oriented Application Frameworks and Platforms

Lab Exercises

  • Lab 1. Basic Mediation Flow Development
  • Lab 2. Using Mediation Primitives
  • Lab 3. Develop a Simple RESTful Service
  • Lab 4. Extracting Information from a HTTP Request
  • Lab 5. Designing a RESTful Service
  • Lab 6. Using S3 for Website Hosting
  • Lab 7. Using Amazon Simple Queue Service
  • Lab 8. Provisioning Tomcat Web Server in EC2

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