|1|| ||MediaMosa is based on a [
|Service Oriented Architecture:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Service-oriented_architecture] (SOA). Part of what this means is that MediaMosa is divided into a back end and a front end. The back end consists of a number of web services, components and data repositories. This is where all the tasks are carried out, such as transcoding, uploading and playback. The front end consists of applications used by end users and administrators to communicate with the back end, using [Representational State Transfer:http://www.google.nl/url?sa=t&source=web&ct=res&cd=1&ved=0CAoQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fen.wikipedia.org%2Fwiki%2FRepresentational_State_Transfer&ei=1kL3SurNBZTQ-Qac4Mj6DQ&usg=AFQjCNFOI2woNZ9ksjkvVmSH6EOXv_0alw&sig2=kf9VRnNetAkM1IJ3DDD9uQ] (REST).