Enterprise Application Integration, or EAI, is a buzzword that gives a name to the informal process that’s been going on for years—the integration of various. Enterprise Application Integration has 25 ratings and 1 review. Steve said: This is a popular introduction to EAI – short on detail, long on asinine (a. History of EAI. EAI addresses the issue of system and application integration. .. As stated also in David S. Linthicum’s book, “Enterprise Application. Integration”.

Author: Faegore Zulubar
Country: Solomon Islands
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: History
Published (Last): 7 May 2011
Pages: 71
PDF File Size: 1.75 Mb
ePub File Size: 4.61 Mb
ISBN: 994-2-15543-650-9
Downloads: 29754
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Sharan

These brokers are able to move messages from any type of system to any other type of system by changing the format of the messages so that they make sense to the target system. This can be accomplished with any number of message-oriented middleware MOM products e.

It will give an executive summary view of the state of the art of EAI, as it was in around – good enough to at least introduce the concepts and a lot of terminology, but horribly out of date now. What’s a Distributed Object? Available also in a print edition. First, the enterprise needs to understand the large-picture architecture. EAI represents the solution to a problem that has existed since applications first moved from central processors.

Chaos Today Order Tomorrow. SQRs and Moving Data.

enteeprise For example, if increasing sales is one of your goals, sharing inventory information with the sales order-processing system may allow sales to operate more effectively intergation thus help realize that goal. This practical guide to implementing an EAI solution leads you through all the major steps, including identifying sources of data, building the enterprise metadata model, process integration, identifying application interfaces, mapping information movement, selecting and applying the technologies, testing, and maintenance.

EAI is the solution to the unanticipated outcome of generations of development undertaken without a central vision or strategy. The end result daviid have been a mixing and matching of technologies and paradigms.


Sharing information among these systems is particularly difficult because many of them were not designed to access anything outside their own proprietary technology. Lists What are lists?

s.linrhicum Traditional middleware addresses the EAI problem in a limited manner. Types of EAI When contemplating EAI in your organization, you must first understand the sum and content of the business processes and data in your organization.

While departments might have been protective toward their stovepipe systems, that did not mean that they, or the people who maintained them, did not want to share information; it just meant that data, and the audience for the system, typically existed within a single department. The Value of Frameworks.

Enterprise Application Integration

Packaged applications mean so much within the context of EAI that we have dedicated several chapters of this book to discussing the details of the major enterprise resource-planning applications, including SAP and PeopleSoft.

Serg Bataev marked it as to-read Dec 07, Tags What are tags? Considering the Source and Target. For this reason, some organizations will benefit more than others from EAI.

Types of DatabaseOriented Middleware. Using these interfaces, developers are able to bundle many applications together, allowing them to share business logic and information.

Developers leverage these interfaces to access both business processes and simple information. The majority of failed application development projects over the past decade resulted from overly complex distributed computing architectures.

Login to add to list. Leveraging Frameworks for EAI. EAI provides a set of integration-level application semantics. Inevitably, this reality demonstrated that the system was built without much thought having been given to the requirements for information sharing.

The end result is software pipes running in and out of existing enterprise systems, with no central control and central management, and a limited ability to react to change. The development of Enterprise Application Integration EAIwhich allows many of the stovepipe applications that exist today to share both processes and data, allows us to finally answer this demand.

It also has a really strange Bibliography, including what appears to be every magazine article the author had written at that point, regardless of whether or not the articles are relevant This is a “popular” introduction to EAI – short on detail, long on asinine and largely meaningless cartoons. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up.


This single location in Australian Capital Territory: References to this book Customer Relationship Management strukturiert dargestellt: Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait The book describes in detail the middleware models and technologies that support these different approaches, including:.

Enterprise Application Integration [Book]

This is a “popular” introduction to EAI – short on detail, long on asinine and largely meaningless cartoons. To justify its expense, a technology must demonstrate its usefulness. This can be described as extracting information from one database, perhaps processing that information as needed, and updating it in another database. With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Accessing both the processes and the data that exists on microcomputers may require rehosting, or moving the processes and data to a centralized server.

While enterprise resource-planning applications are the leaders in the packaged applications market, many other types of packaged applications are finding their way into the enterprises. While there are methodologies and procedures that can be applied, most competent managers understand the degree of value when applying EAI without over-analyzing this information. Brian Mulloy rated it it was ok Nov 22, Ruben rated it it was amazing Mar 28, Understanding the Enterprise and Problem Domain.

The new generation of middleware that supports EAI concepts could make this a reality. These 10 locations in All: Want to Read saving…. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.