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Three-Layer Inventory

Three-Layer Inventory 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 Common Compound Design Patterns.

The requirements statement for Three-Layer Inventory is:
Joint application of Utility Abstraction, Entity Abstraction, and Process Abstraction.

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 > Three Layer Inventory

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