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Given the following definitions,
o Which is more wrong than the others.
o Which is the least useful?
"SOA is an architectural paradigm whose goal is to achieve loose coupling
software applications. Applications invoke a series of discrete services in
order to perform
a certain task. A service is a unit of work done by a service provider to
end results for a service consumer." Amir Shevat
(Service-Oriented Architecture) Formerly called a "distributed objects"
SOA term was coined at the turn of the century as Web services were
evolving. CORBA and DCOM
are examples of earlier SOAs. See CORBA, DCOM and Web services. - Computer
Desktop Encyclopedia via Answers.com
"The SOA abstracts and exposes business functions as services that connect
applications in homogeneous or heterogeneous environments." Oracle magazine