Article:Using DNS for REST Web Service Discovery: "Service Discovery is an essential aspect of service orientated architecture because it avoids early binding of clients to particular service instances. In this article, Jan Algermissen explains the need for discovery of RESTful services, and explains how the existing Domain Name Service (DNS) standard can be used as a widely-deployed and scalable solution. By Jan Algermissen"
Tuesday, May 04, 2010
Article:Using DNS for REST Web Service Discovery
I'm not sure if it's a "Good Thing To Do" or not, but it is interesting. Personally, I haven't seen the "service discovery" problem first-hand - I've long thought it a problem manufactured by vendors to sell their ESB-ish wares... I'll definitely be watching to see how the comments on this one play out:)