Look up SOA or soa in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Super output area, a soa in software architecture region defined in the U.
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Enter the characters you see below Sorry, we just need to make sure you’re not a robot. It logically represents a business activity with a specified outcome. It is a black box for its consumers. It may consist of other underlying services. Different services can be used in conjunction to provide the functionality of a large software application, a principle it shares with modular programming.
In SOA, services use protocols that describe how they pass and parse messages using description metadata. This metadata describes both the functional characteristics of the service and quality-of-service characteristics. The related buzzword service-orientation promotes loose coupling between services. SOA separates functions into distinct units, or services, which developers make accessible over a network in order to allow users to combine and reuse them in the production of applications. A manifesto was published for service-oriented architecture in October, 2009. Business value is given more importance than technical strategy.