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SOA Books

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Please recommend me good SOA books for beginners.
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    788829 Explorer
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    To understand SOA in general I would recomment the ones by Thomas Erl and Paul C. Brown.

    When starting with the Oracle SOA Suite:
    * https://www.packtpub.com/getting-started-with-oracle-soa-suite-11g-r1/book
    * "Oracle SOA Suite 11g Handbook" by Lucas Jellema eg via Amazon
    * https://www.packtpub.com/oracle-soa-suite-11g-r1-developers-guide/book

    hth,
    Peter Paul
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    Pierluigi Vernetto Pro
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    forget Thomas Erl, you will find yourself reading ten times the same paragraph asking yourself "what the heck is he trying to say???" and then finally you will fall asleep.

    I like Gregor Hohpe "Patterns Of Enterprise Integration", his site http://www.eaipatterns.com/ is really cool and full of very practical patterns and icons.

    There are a few nice books here http://www.javamonamour.org/search/label/books
  • 3. Re: SOA Books
    843337 Newbie
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    I started with The Definitive Guide to SOA: Oracle Service Bus (Apress). It's very hands-on, lots of code samples that allow you to get a handle on things. If you want a real theoretical background maybe try some of the other books suggested, but I found it wasn't necessary, this was enough to get me going.

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