Enterprise Application Integration. by David S. Linthicum. Publisher: Addison- Wesley Professional. Release Date: November ISBN: 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”.

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Chris Reesman marked it as to-read May 15, While this sounds direct and straightforward, in a typical EAI-enabled enterprise, it might mean drawing from as many as one hundred databases and several thousands of tables. Mohamad Andriyan added it Mar 03, My library Help Advanced Book Search. University of Technology Sydney. Indeed, that “ancient” technology has probably remained critical to the workings of your enterprise. The benefit to business is integrafion Alif Mujahidin marked it as to-read May 10, The truth of the matter is that enterprises are much more complex and difficult to contend with than one may think.

Enterprise Application Integration

Integrating applications both processes and data within the same machine rarely created a problem beyond some additional coding. These include call center applications, sales automation applications, and inventory control applications. This was clear from the earliest days of EAI when most, if not all, integration efforts focused on bundling packaged applications among themselves as well as among the other applications in the enterprise.


Middleware provides developers with an easy way to integrate external resources using a common set of application services. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links This single location in Australian Capital Territory: Evolution of Stovepipes Within enterprises exist many stovepipe applications that address and solve very narrow problems within departments. Defining EAI As corporate dependence on technology has grown more complex and far reaching, the need for a method of integrating disparate applications into a unified set of business processes has emerged as a priority.

Hannu Kokko marked it as to-read Aug 30, Making Sense of the Processes. No trivia or quizzes yet. In addition, traditional systems typically support a large user and processing load. Enterprise Application Integration David S. Notion of a Transaction.

Enterprise Application Integration [Book]

The University of Sydney. Middleware hides the complexities of the underlying operating system and network in order to facilitate the easy integration of various systems in the enterprise.

Traditional Systems Traditional systems also known as “legacy systems” are stovepipe applications that may exist with many other stovepipe applications applicagion a centralized environment. First, implementing EAI requires that someone thoroughly understand the business processes in the enterprise.

This single location in Queensland: Nemati rated it it was amazing Aug 16, Ben added it Aug 31, Until recently, architecture at the enterprise level had been virtually nonexistent. As a result, departments will be able to share processes and data with a minimum of additional work. Whats a Distributed Object? Fluppe 2root is currently reading it Mar 22, Often it was not.

With the pressures of a competitive business environment moving IT management to shorter application life cycles, financial prudence demands that IT managers learn to use existing databases and application services rather than recreate the same business processes and data repositories over and over see Figure 1.


Middleware and EAI Much of the content of this book is linthiicum to middleware technology. After creating islands of automation through generations of technology, users and business managers are demanding that seamless bridges be built to join them.

Be the first to add this to a list. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. And, perhaps most importantly, what are the methods that best measure success? Books by David S. This challenge is made clear by the fact that microcomputers exist on thousands of desktops within an organization, each microcomputer containing valuable information and processes.

Often, in addition to developing a central long-term strategy for the future, the role of the architect is to coordinate the technology that is already in place.

The Future of Java and Middleware. In addition to simply replicating and reformatting data between two or more databases, we are also leveraging database federation software to support database-level EAI.

Therefore, in order to accurately assess EAI, you need eterprise weigh both user productivity and error reduction, giving a measure to both. Trivia About Enterprise Applic