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Enterprise Service Bus

Enterprise Service Bus is the name of a design pattern authored by Thomas Erl, Mark Little, Thomas Rischbeck, Arnaud Simon and published as part of the SOA Design Patterns catalog. Within the catalog this pattern is further categorized as one of the Common Compound Design Patterns.

The requirements statement for Enterprise Service Bus is:

Co-existent application of Asynchronous Queuing, Intermediate Routing, and the Service Broker compound pattern and can be further extended via Reliable Messaging, Policy Centralization, Rules Centralization, and Event-Driven Messaging.

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 Pattern > Enterprise Service Bus

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