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Cast Iron integration into the current IBM ESB stack

So where does Cast Iron fit into the IBM Websphere stack?Cast Iron primary used for Cloud to on-premise integration. Where you can create a message flow diagram using the Cast Iron Studio and deploy that flow to the following environments: 1. Cast Iron Appliance (which is now the Datapower XH35 Cast Iron V5.1) http://www.castiron.com/ibm/websphere/datapower/castiron/appliance/xh35 2. […]

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Using WebSphere Transformation Extender with IBM Enterprise Service Bus products

The transformation to a service-oriented architecture (SOA) includes aspects that cover the entire lifecycle of a solution, from inception, to design and development, to its ultimate deployment and management. IBM® published an SOA Reference Architecture that helps structure and position these aspects into a number of different components, and the IBM SOA Foundation includes a […]

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Deployment Patterns for ESB – Global, Direct, Brokered or Federated

Global ESB: All services share one namespace, and each service provider is visible to every service requester across a heterogeneous, centrally administered, geographically distributed environment. Used by departments or small enterprises where all the services are likely to be applicable throughout the organization. Directly connected ESB: A common service registry makes all of the services […]

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Datapower XI50, XS40, XA35 role in an ESB

Every Datapower Appliance has their own role inside an ESB (Enterprise Service Bus). Below we expose where each Datapower device will be better suited aligned with its functionality. What role does each Datapower appliance have inside an ESB?See the image  below which explains the model of each appliance with regards to its functionality.

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