Business Process Execution Language (BPEL) addresses the choregraphy issues related to web services and SOA. BPEL is used to describes a process, and to coordinates its execution It can be seen as a set of building blocks that are used to compose a process. Each of these blocks serves a different function. How these blocks are arranged and joined together determines how the process will operate.
For exemple, a travel booking process can involve : - availability - customer information collect - credit card validation - Booking and confirmation
Each blocks above are independent. BPEL describes how they must be assembled in order to create a complete business process.
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