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Openadaptor is a software toolkit that may be classified as a lightweight Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) solution. It provides a configurable component framework for connecting various systems and middleware implementations. In less technical parlance, the components are akin to Lego building blocks that users can snap together to build adaptors, which themselves are the metaphorical glue or plumbing between applications. Originally written in 1997 to help a large financial organization integrate its applications with Message Oriented Middleware (MOM), while avoiding vendor lock-in in the process, Openadaptor has since joined the open source community and evolved to become one of the better recognized systems integration tools. Through years of usage, however, several shortcomings have emerged. The initial architectural concepts of legacy Openadaptor pred... (more)