Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) Vs. Component Based Architecture
Source: Vienna University of Technology
SOA is a buzzword and topic for many discussions in nearly every professional journal and conference. Opinions differ from "Some technical rubbish" to "The technology of the future". The problem about these different opinions partly depend on another problem: What precisely is SOA? Whatever it is and will be, it seems to become the next step in the evolution of software architecture.