Enterprise Service Bus is the main component of Oracle's service-oriented architecture, which provides a loosely coupled framework for mutual messaging. Translates requests into the appropriate message types and routes them to the appropriate provider.
|Developed by||Progress Software – Sonic|
|Used by||Oracle, Gartner Group|
Service – denotes non-iterative and autonomously executing programs that communicate with other services through message exchange.
Bus – used in analogy to a computer hardware bus.
Enterprise – the concept has been originally invented to reduce complexity of enterprise application integration within an enterprise; the restriction has become obsolete since modern Internet communication is no longer limited to a corporate entity.