What is SOA in layman terms?
Service oriented architecture (SOA) is a hot topic being bandied about by IT vendors across the globe. IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Software AG, Oracle, SAP, and Microsoft (just to drop a few names) are all singing from the SOA songbook, and hundreds of vendors are adding their tunes as we speak.
The short answer is that SOA is a business approach to building IT systems that allows businesses to:
- Leverage existing assets
- Create new ones
- Easily enable the inevitable changes required to support the business
Mainframe is legacy system with SOA(service oriented Architecture) can integrate to new technologies.
- The basic concept is how mainframe can be integrated with modern technologies, is called Mainframe SOA.
- There is no doubt that mainframe has security compared to others. That is why mainframe is still alive.
- IBM is developing Websphere server for ZOS to integrate modern technologies.
- Mainframe needs various approaches to integrate all new technologies.
- What is mean by SOA. Why should we learn the SOA. (beatoraclesoa.wordpress.com)