3.4. Web Service Broker

Web Service Broker exposes and brokers one or more services in your application to external clients as a web service using XML and standard web protocols. A Web Service Broker can interact with Application Service and Session Façade. A Web Service Broker uses one or more Service Activators to perform asynchronous processing of a request. The Web Service Broker pattern exposes and brokers services using XML and web protocols. 

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Benefits

The following is a benefit of using the Web Service Broker pattern:
  • Exposes existing services to web

When to Use

You should use the Web Service Broker pattern when you:
  • Need to expose services as web services
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