ApacheCon US 2008 Session

Web Services, Orchestration and Apache ODE

Apache ODE is a web service orchestration engine implementing the Business Process Execution Language (BPEL) standard. What's behind this sentence? What exactly is orchestration and what are the benefits? How can it help you develop your applications? And what the BPEL standard is good and bad for? This session will try to answer to all of these questions by showing you how you can easily describe complex processes and transactions using BPEL and how you can leverage your existing software architecture to quickly implement new applications. Doing so, we'll cover multiple design techniques, best practices for BPEL development, integration with REST/WS-* and scripting technologies, as well as discuss pitfalls and anti-patterns.