When you look at SOA performance and test issues today, you first must ask what is different from traditional enterprise software testing. In fact, testers or developers has far less say in the modules that appear as part of an integration. They must often work with contracts describing Web services, and must be alert for changes [versioning] in services in operations.
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SearchSOA.com editor Jack Vaughan recently discussed the SOA Test conundrum with Thomas Fredell, CTO, IntraLinks. Learn about Fredell's experiences with a complex global mission-critical application based on Web servics.
Says Fredell, changes in Web services' uses or behavior can often have unexpected influence on 'back end' components.
Learn what experienced practioneers have discovered: what may work well when tested in the enterprise may be stressed differently when connecting with services 'outside' the enterprise.