0057 Software Services¶
A SoftwareService provides a well-defined software component that can be called by remote clients across the network. They may offer a request-response or an event-driven interface or both.
Typically, software services implement specific business functions such as on-boarding a new customer, taking an order or sending an invoice. These are called ApplicationService`s
A SecurityService service describes a server that provides security services. The Policy Management Classifications define the role that the service is playing in the security architecture.
Open Metadata and Governance Services¶
Egeria offers specialized software services related to the capture and management of open metadata. These are shown as specialist types:
A MetadataRepositoryService service describes the services provided by the Open Metadata Repository Services (OMRS) that provides access to a metadata repository, either local or remote. It could be a Metadata Access Server, Repository Proxy or a third party metadata service.
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