SOACP Module 1:
Fundamental SOA, Services & Microservices

This course provides an easy to understand, end-to-end overview of contemporary service concepts and technologies pertaining to modern-day microservices and service-oriented computing, as well as business and technology-related topics pertaining to service-oriented architecture (SOA).

The following primary topics are covered:
– Business and Technology Drivers for SOA, Services and Microservices
– Strategic Goals and Benefits of Service-Oriented Computing
– Plain English Introduction to Services and Microservices
– Fundamental Characteristics of a Service-Oriented Architecture
– Understanding Service-Orientation as a Design Paradigm, including the Four Pillars of Service-Orientation
– Introduction to Service Layers, Service Models and Service Compositions
– Service Inventories, Service Layers and Service API Governance and Management
– Introduction to Common Service Technologies, including API Gateways, Virtualization, Containerization
– Introduction to Cloud Computing and Cloud Services
– Adoption Impacts, including considerations for Governance, Infrastructure, Performance and Standardization

Duration: 1 Day

Taking the Course at a Workshop

This course can be taken as part of instructor-led workshops taught by Arcitura Certified Trainers. These workshops can be open for public registration or delivered privately for a specific organization. Certified Trainers can teach workshops in-person at a specific location or virtually using a video-enabled remote system, such as WebEx. Visit the Workshop Calendar page to view the current calendar of public workshops or visit the Private Training page to learn more about Arcitura’s worldwide private workshop delivery options.

Below are the base materials provided to public and private workshop participants.

Note that as a workshop participant, you may be eligible for discounts on the purchase of the Study Kit and Pearson VUE exam voucher for this course.

Taking the Course using a Study Kit

This course can be completed via self-study by purchasing a Study Kit, which includes the base course materials as well as additional supplements and resources designed for self-paced study and exam preparation.

Visit the SOACP Module 1 Study Kit page for pricing information and details. Also, visit the Study Kits Overview page for information regarding discounted Certification Study Kit Bundles for individual certification tracks.

The following materials are provided in the Study Kit for this course:

 

Note that this Study Kit can be purchased with or without a discounted Pearson VUE voucher for Exam S90.01B.

Study Kits and Study Bundles can be purchased using the online store. By purchasing and registering this Study Kit, you may be eligible for discounts on the registration of this course as part of a public workshop.

Taking the Online Video Course

This SOACP module is available as an Online Video Course, which provides complete topic coverage via on-demand video chapters, interactive exercises and the following electronic supplemental materials:

Visit the SOACP Module 1 Online Video Course page for pricing information and details.

About the Text Book

This SOACP course module covers a range of in-depth topics that are described in the course booklet and further elaborated by more detailed coverage in the associated Service-Oriented Architecture: Analysis & Design for Services and Microservices (2nd Edition) text book from the acclaimed Prentice Hall Service Technology Series from Thomas Erl. This text book is included in paperback format as part of the Study Kit and may be provided in paperback or electronic format as part of workshops.

Certifications

This course corresponds to Exam S90.01B, which is required for the following certification(s):
Certified SOA Professional
Certified SOA Analyst
Certified SOA Architect
Certified Microservice Architect
Certified Service Technology Consultant
Certified Service API Specialist
Certified Service Governance Specialist
Certified Service Security Specialist
Certified Service Quality Assurance Specialist

Vendor-Neutral Topic Overview

Note that all SOACP course modules are focused on vendor-neutral topics and therefore do not provide detailed coverage of any vendor-specific platforms or technologies. SOACP courses are intentionally authored this way so as to provide an unambiguous and objective and industry-level understanding of practices and technology that can be further complemented with vendor-specific training.

Fact Sheet

Download a printable PDF document with information about this course module and its corresponding Study Kit.