Can you explain what an adapter is? A bridge? What do they do? An adapter is a layer of software which typically...
By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers.
sits between a middleware system (e.g., a message broker), and a proprietary information system (CRM, ERP, etc.). Adapters are typically used for systems integration, to extract information from one proprietary system, convert that into a message format (for MQSeries, JMS, or SOAP), send that to another adapter, and into a second proprietary system.
Combining middleware and adapters leads to "bridge" which can be used for integrating disparate systems.
Dig Deeper on Service-oriented architecture (SOA) Design
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.