Scalability means different things to different people. It’s like a group of blindfolded people touching an elephant on different sides. Each person will have their own explanation and individual experience. Similarly, in the Oracle SOA Suite world, expansion and scalability of an Oracle SOA Suite environment means different things for everyone. For Administrators, it’s about adding more managed and admin servers to the existing Oracle SOA environment. For SOA Developers, it means adding more services and BPEL processes in the existing service repository. For IT Management, it is about how they can expand their initial Oracle SOA footprint to add more systems, attain further ROI and truly expand to a service oriented architecture framework for their enterprise.
From an Oracle SOA Suite middleware perspective, a detailed analysis of your current environment should be done. Ask yourself some of the following, when planning for Oracle SOA Suite scalability and expansion:
In this series of 3 blog posts, I will focus on a few different components from service design, infrastructure setup and management/governance, which can be used as reference when you are considering scaling out your Oracle SOA Suite environment. Read the complete article here.
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