ALLOY Platform Components Defined
“Compound” is the term used for logical groupings of microservices and connectors, such as API’s (“Bonds”) that provide a feature set to a subscriber to solve a particular business problem or enable such a solution.
“Bond” is the term used for connectors to Liaison and non-Liaison solutions. Connectors to Liaison services are called Ionic while to non-liaison are called Covalent.
“View” is the product category name for a family of ALLOY apps designed to provide ALLOY Platform subscribers the ability to view (gain read-only access) across a set of platform services.
“Crucible” is the product category name for a family of ALLOY Apps designed to provide subscribers to the ALLOY Platform the ability to perform certain self service functions