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Hub & Spoke Vs WCF Routing

Hub & Spoke architecture style – When it comes to integration in heterogeneous environment, hub & spoke architecture style is the best and proven option. This architecture style can be realized through queues, messages & some routines. The different apps of an enterprise can communicate with each other through message exchanges.
Sometimes, the same architecture style is also used for just content based message routing. Some people call it as ‘message based integration’. Messages will have different values in headers indicating their type & other details. Based on the content in the header, each message will be routed through different paths. Message processing will be taken care by routines or batch processes.
With the availability of the options like WCF Router in .Net 4.0, it has now become a must to find when exactly to use hub & spoke. Using it in simple places like content based routing will make things complex. While options like WCF Routing is available, hub…