|Site Home Patterns Home Table of Contents|
An enterprise has two separate applications that need to communicate, preferably by using Messaging.
How does one application communicate with another using messaging?
Connect the applications using a Message Channel, where one application writes information to the channel and the other one reads that information from the channel.
When an application has information to communicate, it doesn't just fling the information into the messaging system, it adds the information to a particular Message Channel. An application receiving information doesn't just pick it up at random from the messaging system; it retrieves the information from a particular Message Channel....
Related patterns: Channel Adapter, Datatype Channel, Invalid Message Channel, Message Bus, Message Endpoint, Selective Consumer, Messaging, Introduction to Messaging Channels, Point-to-Point Channel, Publish-Subscribe Channel
Find the full description of this pattern in:
Enterprise Integration Patterns
Gregor Hohpe and Bobby Woolf
|Parts of this page are available under the Creative Commons Attribution license. You can reuse the pattern icon, the pattern name, the problem and solution statements (in bold), and the sketch under this license. Other portions of the text, such as text chapters or the full pattern text, are protected by copyright.|
|Home Patterns Table of Contents||Previous Next|
|© 2003 Bobby Woolf All rights reserved.|