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Enterprise SOA is here. The technology combined with the content. It is ‘living’ and ‘growing’. Partners and customers have now a first step-by-step guide to become an active protagonist within the growing ecosystem surrounding enterprise SOA. This blog series has provided a unique insight into the very heart of enterprise SOA, into Enterprise Services.

 

Now, is the right time to start building your own Enterprise Services! The ‘development’ roadmap has been shown and more and more partners and customers actively drive the Enterprise Service momentum forward. Watch and learn how to get started today with your Enterprise Service delivery by having a look at the following screencams – all of them being introduced within this blog series. Enjoy.

 

  1. Obtaining SAP Composition Environment 7.1 with ESR
  2. Installing and Configuring SAP Composition Environment 7.1 with ESR
  3. Model and Define your own Custom-Enterprise services in alignment with SAP’s Service Modeling and Development Methodology
  4. Installing and Configuring SAP NetWeaver Developer Studio and using the online upgrade to get to the latest service pack level
  5. Implement the provided Enterprise service within the SAP NetWeaver Developer Studio using Java
  6. Provisioning Enterprise Services with CAF
  7. Publish, discover and test the Enterprise Services within the Services Registry
  8. Consume the Services within Visual Composer

The links are directly pointing to the screencams. The complementary blogs with further explanations can be found below. In case you missed out the beginning or part(s) of the series you can start up with 360° View on enterprise SOA : Provide and consume your own enterprise services-  Introduction (Part 1). The following provides an overview about each blogs and its content.

 

Lifecycle

 

What have we done?

 

Following the requirements of our 360° View on enterprise SOA: Provide and consume your own enterprise services – The End-to-End Scenario (Part 2) and the SOA paradigm we gradual redeveloped the existing EMM application into Enterprise Services. This meant for our scenario that the first two steps within the EMM composite have been chosen to get enterprise SOA enabled.

 

From the definition of the business requirements:

Scenario

 

  • To Enterprise Services (one WSDL as example)

WSDL

 

 

  • To a user interface exactly representing the business requirements

 

Final Consumption Screen

 

 

Where can we go from here?

 

So if you now want to start to officially deliver your own Enterprise Services, you should just follow your path…

 

Additionally, you’ll find a comprehensive overview of useful further information resources in the following:

 

In a nutshell: Provide and consume your own Enterprise Services

 

You learned to smoothly package your existing offerings into a set of well-governed, harmonized and technology-agnostic Enterprise Services. These can then be swiftly delivered along with composites to any potential customer at a minimum level of effort. The underlying end-to-end scenario therewith introduced to you how:

 

  • to obtain, install and configure the necessary software,
  • to provide (model, define, implement and publish) your own Enterprise Services, in alignment with SAP’s Best Practices,
  • to consume (discover, test and use) your own Enterprise Services.

 

In the following the links to the other blogs from the series: 

1. 360° View on enterprise SOA : Provide and consume your own enterprise services-  Introduction (Part 1)
2. 360° View on enterprise SOA: Provide and consume your own enterprise services – The End-to-End Scenario (Part 2)
3. 360° View on enterprise SOA: Provide and consume your own enterprise services – Obtaining SAP Composition Environment 7.1 with ESR (Part 3)
4. 360° View on enterprise SOA: Provide and consume your own enterprise services – Installing and Configuring SAP Composition Environment 7.1 with ESR (Part 4)
5. 360° View on enterprise SOA: Provide and consume your own enterprise services – Model and define your own Enterprise Services (Part 5)
6. 360° View on enterprise SOA: Provide and consume your own enterprise services – NetWeaver Developer Studio Installation and Update (Part 6)
7. 360° View on enterprise SOA: Provide and consume your own enterprise services – Implement the provided Enterprise service within the SAP NetWeaver Developer Studio using Java (Part 7) 
7b. 360° View on enterprise SOA: Provide and consume your own enterprise services – Enterprise Service Provisioning on SAP NetWeaver Using Apache Axis Web Services Framework (Part 7b)
7c.  360° View on enterprise SOA: Provide and consume your own enterprise services – Using the Composite Application Framework (CAF) of SAP NetWeaver CE 7.1 EhP1 to implement the provided Enterprise service (Part 7c)
8. 360° View on enterprise SOA: Provide and consume your own enterprise Services – Publish, discover and test the Enterprise Services within the Services Registry (Part 8)
9. 360° View on enterprise SOA: Provide and consume you own Enterprise Services – Consume your Enterprise Services within Visual Composer (Part 9)
10. 360° View on enterprise SOA: Provisioning and Consumption Blog Series Summary (Final Part) (This blog)

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