CTOT #5: Engine-managed correlation

30 mins
Dr. Michael Rowley, CTO, Active Endpoints compares and contrasts two different styles of message correlation. In episode #4, Michael Rowley outlined message correlation as defined by the BPEL standard. In this episode, Michael Rowley illustrates a different style of correlation, which relies on the execution engine to correlate incoming messages to specific processes. Michael Rowley also describes when and how each style (BPEL-managed vs. engine-managed) can be used and notes some pros and cons for each style.