Modeling Web Service Systems

Modeling Web services in the Business Data Catalog can be a complex activity. This topic is designed to respond to the need for more information in the Business Data Catalog user community. As a quick reference, it can provide the necessary information you need to model Web services in your environment. However, if what you are looking for is not addressed in this section, or if you have any suggestions for improving this set of topics, let us know at Customers First.

Business Data Catalog: Overview and Architecture

If you are new to the Business Data Catalog, start by reading these topics:

  • Business Data Catalog: Overview
    Learn about this new business integration feature that enables Office SharePoint Server 2007 to surface business data from back-end server applications without you having to write any code.
  • Business Data Catalog: Architecture
    The Business Data Catalog comprises a metadata repository and an object model that provide a unified and simple way to invoke operations and a consistent, object-oriented programming interface for business logic that lives in the various business applications.

In This Section

Top Five Things to Know About Modeling Web Services

Executing Web Services via the Business Data Catalog

Available Authentication Modes

Samples and Walkthroughs

Frequently Asked How Tos

Troubleshooting Business Data Clients and Metadata

FAQ: Business Data Catalog

See Also


Modeling Database Systems
Business Data Catalog: Metadata Model