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Benefit of using ESB over application server?

Jyoti Aggarwal
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Benefit of using ESB over application server?
Lester Burnham
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They do different things, so the question is a bit like "why use a hammer instead of a screwdriver?". You may well use both at the same time.
Jyoti Aggarwal
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Probably the wrong comparison. What the advantage of using ESB?
Lester Burnham
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Start here: The benefits of an ESB, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enterprise_service_bus#Key_benefits and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enterprise_service_bus#Key_disadvantages
 
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