SOA for Managers & Developers Training Course

Course Code



35 hours (usually 5 days including breaks)


Attendees must have an understanding of Java and XML technologies.


This course is intended for developers and architects. After an in introduction to SOA and the purpose for its implementation the program is to cover its technical foundation through XML, WSD and SOAP and to proceed to hands on implementations with the different Java Libraries. This course should be the first when introducing SOA into any organization as it sets the basics for SOA enterprise wide architecture, integration patterns and ESB (Enterprise Service Bus) solutions.

Course Outline

SOA & Impact on Business

SOA Concepts

  • Anatomy of an Enterprise
  • IT Nightmare
  • Service Oriented Architecture
  • Componentization and Reuse
  • Benefits of Service Orientation
  • Defining SOA
  • Aligning the Enterprise
  • What s a Service?
  • Service Actors
  • Service Layering

Layers of Service

  • What Is Layering?
  • SOA Layers
  • Layering Illustration
  • Data Storage Layer
  • Application Logic Layer
  • Adapter Layer
  • Application Service Layer
  • Business Service Layer
  • Orchestration Layer
  • Aux: Data Service Layer
  • Aux: Security Service Layer
  • Layering Concepts
  • Layering Rules of Thumb

SOA Service Life Cycle

  • SOA Adoption
  • Adoption Stages
  • Managing Services
  • SOA Service Life Cycle Overview
  •  SOA s Circle of Life
  • Discovery Phase
  • Analysis & Design Phase
  • Implementation Phase
  • Deployment Phase
  • Monitor Phase
  • Retirement Phase

How a Requirement Becomes a Service

  • How a Requirement Becomes a Service
  • Requirements Discovery
  • Analysis and Design
  • Development
  • New requirements
  • Discovery
  • Analysis & Design
  • Service Developments

Technical Foundations XML, WSD and SOAP

XML foundation for web services

  • XML Information Set
  • XML Namespaces
  • XML Schema: Types & Message Structures


  • Anatomy of a Web Service Contract
  • Abstract Description Design
  • Concrete Description Design

WSDL and WS-*

  • WS-Policy o Policy Structure o Composite Rules o Attaching Policies to WSDL
  • WS-Addressing

SOAP Message Design

  • SOAP Message Structure
  • Nodes and Roles
  • SOAP Intermediaries
  • Fault Messages


  • WS-Security
  • WS-Transaction

Advanced XML schema (optional)

  • Message Flexibility, Type inheritance, Composition
  • Reusability, Relational Design, Industry schema
  • Modularization, Extensibility

Advanced WSDL (optional)

  • Message Dispatch, Service instance identification
  • Policy centralization
  • Custom policy assertion


  • Versioning XML schema
  • Versioning WSDL contracts

Service implementation with Java

Java API for XML Processing (JAXP) (optional is attendees are familiar with JAXP)

  • DOM, SAX, & javax.xml.parsers
  • STAX &
  • XSLT & javax.xml.transform

Java Architecture for XML binding (JAXB)

  • Overview and Architecture
  • Generating Java Classes from XML Schema
  • Customizing Generated Java
  • Generating XML Schema from Annotated Java Classes
  • Web Services, WSDL, JAXB

SOAP with Attachments API for Java (SAAJ)

  • SAAJ Overview, Message Structure and API
  • Creating/Sending Messages
  • DOM Overview
  • Using DOM with SAAJ
  • Soap Handlers

Java API for XML-Based Web Services JAX-WS

  • Related specifications: JAXB, SOAP, WSDL, WS-I Basic Profile 1.1, Annotations, JSR 109, Web Services Security (JSR 183)
  • WSDL to Java and Java to WSDL Mapping
  • Building clients with generated stubs
  • Asynchronous clients with callback or polling
  • MessageContext and WebServiceContext
  • Handler for payload and protocol
  • Engaging of handlers on a service, a port or the protocol layer
  • Non-HTTP Transport
  • Message Access and Session Management

Handling Binary Data (optional)

  • Overview and Issues
  • Default Handling
  • MTOM Overview
  • Using MTOM in Services and Clients
  • Using DataHandler

Value of SOA / ROI

SOA Value Proposition

  • The Value of SOA
  • Reducing Integration Expense
  • Integration Costs Illustration
  • Ripple effect of changes
  • Value of SOA Layering
  • Integration Costs
  • Asset Reuse
  • SOA Economics/ROI
  • Increasing Business Agility
  • SOA Agility vs Traditional EAI Approach
  • Reducing Business Risk
  • SOA Eases Compliance Risk
  • Business Advantages
  • ROI Quantification Hurdles



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