Middleware: Definition, Uses & Example


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Middleware is software that _____.

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1. Which of the following are uses of middleware?

2. A company implements a new Brand X human resource application. It also wants to update the applications with historical data collected since the company's inception 15 years ago. At the moment, the historical records are still held in an old Brand Y application. A solution to this case study is an example of _____ middleware.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This multiple-choice quiz and worksheet will assess your knowledge of middleware, including different types of middleware applications and how they can be used. The quiz consists of five short multiple-choice questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on the following:

  • What middleware is and how it's used
  • Middleware that connects with a database application from another platform
  • What Message Oriented Middleware describes
  • What Data Integration is

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about middleware applications
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about Data Integration and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how middleware is used

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic with the lesson titled Middleware: Definition, Uses & Example. Here's a quick glance at what's included in the lesson:

  • An illustration of how middleware is used
  • How data integration works
  • Enterprise Service Bus (ESB)