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Stateful Services

Stateful Services 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.

The icon used to identify Stateful Services is:

The requirements statement for Stateful Services is:

How can service state data be persisted and managed without consuming service runtime resources?

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 > Stateful Services

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