Here are a few landmarks in the jungles of the trigrams and other abbreviations widely used in the integration platforms terminology…
AS1 | Applicability StatementÂ 1
Transport method based on the SMTP protocol.
AS2 | Applicability StatementÂ 2
Transport method based on the HTTP protocol and the S/MINE standard mainly used in EDI.
AS3 | Applicability StatementÂ 3
Transport method based on FTP.
Platform to monitor, operate and administer the system activity. These platforms usually have a true capability to interact with processes.
BPI | Business Process Integration
Ability to orchestrate asynchronous interfaces through a MOM type bus.
Ability to describe business processes through their functional (vs. technical) course.
CFT | Cross File Transfert
A file transfer tool which includes a larger number of controls than FTP (security, error recovery, AR…).
Architecture to manage and orchestrate exchanges between applications generally performed real time.
Architecture ensuring normalization of trade between two information systems with structured messages.
EDM |Â Electronic Document Management
System ensuring the acquisition, classification, storage and archiving of documents of a company.
EII | Enterprise Information IntÃ©gration
A tool to provide a unified view of the various company data.
Platform ensuring synchronization nor loading of mass data between heterogeneous sources and targets.
Middleware ensuring implementation of a service-oriented architecture. It mainly drives guarantees of services, persistence of service calls, managing of “retriesâ, mapping operations between source and target call structures.
FTP | File Transfert Protocol
Tool for transferring files between remote servers through TCP / IP.
MOM | Middleware OrientÃ© Message
A MOM is a middleware that provides message routing between issuers and subscribers. This architecture supports the routing and persistency of messages to subscribed interfaces.
SOA | Architecture OrientÃ©e Services
A Service Oriented Architecture allows you to manage and orchestrate services generally presented as WebServices.
TCP | TransmissionÂ Control Protocol
TCP is the transport layer (the fourth of the 7-layer model) of the TCP / IP stack.