Application of SOA in Content Management Systems (CMS) Shahab Ahmed Bo Liu Melanie Mataac Nirav Shah
What is a CMS? • CMSs are enterprise-level information systems that provide a wide array of information management capabilities to corporations throughout the world. • Exist in industries like healthcare, real estate, retail, finance, education, etc.
Why use SOA in CMS? • Facilitates modularity in the design of CMS • Aids in creating extensible CMSs • Improves CMSs’ efficiency • Reduces development costs
Business Benefits of SOA in CMS SOA: Structural Cost of Reduction • The overwhelming Cost of Legacy • Effect of Outsourcing • Effect of New Technology
SOA issues in CMS • Security and Privacy • Performance and Quality of Service • Data Encryption and Transformation • Service Registry and Publication/Discovery • Business Process Standardization and Validation
Conclusion The benefits of modularity and interoperability that SOA presents will payoff in the long term as more CMS projects reuse the design of existing CMSs.
References • Enrique Castro-Leon, Mark Chang, Jackson He, “Scaling Down SOA to Small Businesses”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing and Applications (SOCA’07), 2007. • Len Bass, Paulo Merson, Liam O’Brien, “Quality Attributes for Service-Oriented Architectures”, Proceedings of the International Workshop on Systems Development in SOA Environments (SDSOA’07), 2007. • Raymond Feng, Luciano Resende, “Handling Heterogeneous Data Sources in SOA Environment with Service Data Objects (SDO)”, Proceedings of the 2007 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD’07), 2007.