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Dual Protocols

Dual Protocols is the name of a design pattern authored by Thomas Erl and published as part of the SOA Design Patterns catalog. Within the catalog this pattern is further categorized as one of the Inventory Implementation Patterns.

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The requirements statement for Dual Protocols is: How can a service inventory overcome the limitations of its canonical protocol while still remaining standardized?

The pattern was first printed in the SOA Design Patterns book and a summarized version of this pattern is published at the SOA Patterns community patterns site at the following location:

SOA Patterns > Dual Protocols

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