SMILA - Unified Information Access Architecture is an extensible framework for building big data and search solutions to access unstructured information in the enterprise. Besides providing essential infrastructure components and services, SMILA also delivers ready-to-use add-on components, like connectors to most relevant data sources.
- Define and implement an extensible framework based on SOA principles and standards (e.g. BPEL, REST), which is dedicated to the access and integration of (unstructured) information.
- Provide ready-to-use framework components (data source connectors and service implementations) that help to demonstrate and leverage its capabilities.
- Deliver interfaces for management, operation and monitoring of the framework and its components.