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UDDI

UDDI

(Universal Description, Discovery and Integration) An industry initiative for a universal business registry (catalog) of Web services turned over to the stewardship of OASIS in 2002 as the version 3 specification of UDDI was released. Originally developed by Ariba, IBM, Microsoft and others, UDDI is designed to enable software to automatically discover and integrate with services on the Web. Using a UDDI browser, humans can also review the information contained in the registry, which is a network of servers on the Internet similar to the Domain Name System (DNS).

White, Yellow and Green Pages
UDDI white pages are addresses and contacts; yellow pages are industry classification. The green pages are descriptions of services that include the XML version, type of encryption and a Document Type Definition (DTD) of the standard. UDDI messages ride on top of the SOAP protocol, which invokes services on the Web. For more information, visit http://uddi.xml.org and www.oasis-open.org. See WSDL, Web services, SOAP, DTD and Disco.
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UDDI Business Registry V2 and V1 multiversion nodes can be found here:
The new standards behind UDDI and SOAP (simple object access protocol) will allow software programs in simple computers to find and hook into other software scattered all over the Net so they will seamlessly compute together and all will be accessible from a range of devices such as PCs, laptops or cell-phones with users only paying for the services they actually use and then only for the time they use them.
UDDI began as collaboration among Microsoft, IBM, and Ariba to promote the adoption and use of Web services standards.