BEA Tightens Ties Between SOA Design, Run Times
BEA Systems has release upgrades and tightened integration between WebLogic Integration (WLI) and AquaLogic Service Bus (ALSB), making t easier for developers to design, test and deploy critical services-based solutions based on ESBs or a full Services-Oriented Architecture. IDN looks at the feature benefits to architecst and devs.
By Vance McCarthy
BEA Systems has release upgrades to WebLogic Integration (WLI) and AquaLogic Service Bus (ALSB), making t easier for developers to design, test and deploy critical services-based solutions based on ESBs or a full Services-Oriented Architecture.
Further, BEA has supplemented tie-ins between the two products, providing IT a more unified view of IT and business resources that go into the mission-critical design of services for an ESB or SOA.
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Notably, BEA is bundling and making available for the first time WebLogic Integration with BEA AquaLogic Service Bus. The combined offering, dubbed BEA AquaLogic Integrator, the combined offering will provide service-enabled process integration and service mediation in one package.
"Tying together the views of architecture and business resources helps not only with design and deployment, but also with manageability," said Kelly Emo, BEA product marketing director. ALSB 6.2 also brings integration with many UDDIv3-compliant service registries, allowing the bus to automatically update with changes.
BEA's WebLogic Integration v9.2 upgrade features:
BEA's ALSB 2.6 upgrade adds features to expand connectivity and enhance messaging, provisioning, configuration and deployment flexibility:
The products are part of BEA's Enterprise Integration Portfolio, and its SOA 360 platform.