Chapter 1: Introduction
1.1 Why this guide is important
1.2 The XML & Web Services Integration Framework
1.3 How this guide is organized
1.4 www.soabooks.com
1.5 Contact the author

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Chapter 7: Integrating XML and Databases
7.1 Comparing XML and relational databases
7.2 Integration architectures for XML & relational databases
7.3 Strategies for integrating XML with relational databases
7.4 Techniques for mapping XML to relational data
7.5 Database extensions
7.6 Native XML databases

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Chapter 13: Thirty Best Practices for Integrating Web Services
13.1 Best practices for planning service-oriented projects
13.2 Best practices for standardizing Web services
13.3 Best practices for designing service-oriented
        environments
13.4 Best practices for managing service-oriented
        development projects
13.5 Best practices for implementing Web services

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Service-Oriented Architecture: A Field Guide to Integrating XML and Web Services
Service-Oriented Architecture:
A Field Guide to Integrating XML and Web Services

by Thomas Erl