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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Because of this, there is no easy way to create a broad-based way to define EAI success. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen.

Method-level EAI is the sharing of the business logic that may exist within the enterprise. 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. Chris Reesman marked it as to-read May 15, Packaged applications are natural stovepipes. In the past, this has been low-level play with developers working at the network protocol layer or just above, then moving to true middleware solutions such as RPCs, Davix, and transactional middleware.

And, perhaps most importantly, what are the methods that best measure success? Tags What are tags? The majority of failed application development projects over the past decade resulted from overly complex distributed computing architectures.

Hannu Kokko applicatikn it as to-read Aug 30, As a result, the enterprise as a whole was left with a “system” that is nearly impossible to integrate without fundamental re-architecture–and a significant investment of precious funds.


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EAI is the “missing link” that has been absent in the quest for success in supply chain integration efforts of the past. Only by creating a method of accomplishing this integration can EAI be both functional and integrafion effective.

As a result, integrating the data and processes that may exist on these desktops within the enterprise could prove to be a nightmare. Other Data Storage Models. Start Free Trial No credit card required. If so, how long before the return is realized?

Why a New Direction? This is David’s third book on application integration. It is only by using this information that the degree of integration necessary to optimize those business processes can be determined.

Enterprise Application Integration

For example, point-to-point middleware, while providing value within the enterprise, does not–and cannot–provide the ultimate solution. Author Linthicum, David S. None of your libraries hold this item. The mechanism techniques and technology that make up EAI are also applicable to most supply chain integration scenarios, or Inter-Enterprise Application Integartion. 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 to the subject matter for example, I’m sure his piece on VB5.

The end result could have been a mixing and matching of technologies and paradigms. Even so, without a significant gain in user productivity or a reduction in error rate, the integration effort between two systems has minimal value. These systems typically were custom built with your specific needs in mind, utilizing the technology-of-the-day.

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Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Return to Book Page. EAI is not simply a buzzword dreamed up by the press and analyst community. Parramatta South Campus Library. Not all organizations are equal. Considering Performance Step He has almost twenty years of experience in the integration-technology industry, most recently as CTO of Mercator Software, Inc. Integrating the Supply Chain. Using this scenario, architects and developers are able to bundle applications by using their user interfaces as a common point of integration also known as screen scraping.


Second, new technology must be leveraged to solve the EAI problem. Middleware provided developers and application architects with the ability to bridge many different systems, bringing them together to form virtual systems. There are two basic approaches: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Addison-Wesley Professionalapplicatin Computers – pages. The book describes in detail the middleware models and technologies that support these different approaches, including:.

Linthicjm many texts describe the features and functions of middleware, in the world of EAI, middleware is used as a simple mechanism to move information and shared business logic between applications. As a result, departments will be able to share processes and data with a minimum of additional work. This can be accomplished by examining and measuring the current state of the enterprise.

Uday marked it as to-read Jun 11, Notes Includes bibliographical references and index. When using the point-to-point approach, integrating applications comes down to altering each application to be able to send ehterprise receive messages.

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