SOA Principles of Service Design
Erl, T. 2008. SOA Principles of Service Design. Boston, MA, USA: Prentice Hall, Pearson Education.
This source is considered a primary reference for the Value of Service Systems Engineering article.
This text discusses the benefits, key ideas, and design principles behind successfully adopting service-oriented architecture (SOA) and addresses important challenges, risks and trade-offs for adopting SOA. This book defines the core design principles for SOA which are adequately explained with examples of solutions to real design problem. The book has an extensive SOA literature focused on the fundamental services design with extensive discussions on all practical aspects of SOA, from design principles to methodologies.