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Service Refactoring

Service Refactoring 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 Service Governance Patterns.

The icon used to identify Service Refactoring is:

The requirements statement for Service Refactoring is:
How can a service be evolved without impacting existing consumers?

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 > Service Refactoring

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