SOACP Module 5:
Advanced SOA Analysis & Modeling with
Services & Microservices

This course delves into the step-by-step processes for the analysis and modeling of services and microservices for REST service and Web service environments. It covers a range of topics with an emphasis on business service context, service models, microservices, functional scope definition, balanced granularity and establishing effective service layers as part of an overall conceptual blueprint.

The following primary topics are covered:
– SOA Project and Lifecycle Stages
– SOA Adoption Planning and Service Profiles
– Service-Oriented Analysis and Service Modeling
– Analysis and Modeling with REST Services and Microservices
– Resource Identification and REST Composition Modeling
– Modeling REST Services as Microservices
– Uniform Contract Modeling and REST Capability Granularity
– Understanding Resources vs. Entities
– Analysis and Modeling with Web Services and Microservices
– Modeling Utility and Entity Web Services
– Modeling Web Services as Microservices
– Service Modeling with BPMN and DMN
– BPMN Process Modeling for Service Modeling
– Decision Modeling with DMN

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 5 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:


Taking the Course using an eLearning Study Kit

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

Visit the SOACP Module 5 eLearning Study Kit page for pricing information and details. Also, visit the eLearning Study Kits Overview page for information regarding discounted Certification eLearning Study Kit Bundles for individual certification tracks.

This eLearning Study Kit provides access to the following materials:


Note that this Study Kit can be purchased with or without a discounted Pearson VUE exam voucher.  

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.


This course corresponds to Exam S90.05B, which is required for the following certification(s):
Certified SOA Analyst

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.