• April 08, 2010 08 Apr'10

    Travelport modernizing its application infrastructure with IBM

    One sales person at IBM is no doubt having a very good week. The company just announced the inking of a modernization deal with Travelport, a company that processes travel transactions for more ...

  • April 07, 2010 07 Apr'10

    Acquisition of Netrix part of TIBCO's in-memory MDM plans

    TIBCO recently purchased data matching vendor Netrix, which has software that learns and automates the ways users match data manually.

  • April 01, 2010 01 Apr'10

    Oracle's Tuxedo gets a more modern cut with SCA, Ruby and Python

    Oracle released Tuxedo 11g this week, adding support for SCA, Ruby, and Python, as well as other features for SOA.

  • March 24, 2010 24 Mar'10

    Will 'cloud' mark JVM ascent over Java (the language)?

    Some have projected Java to be a likely language of the cloud. The thing is, within the Java community, there seems to be a vocal group that sees the Java Virtual Machine – rather than the Java ...

  • March 22, 2010 22 Mar'10

    Comparing Kindle and Android Development

    In January, Amazon announced the Kindle Development Kit, which will enable developers to create applications running on the popular wireless-enabled portable e-book reader. Since Kindle apps will be written in Java, the greatest potential would be ...

  • March 19, 2010 19 Mar'10

    Java is as strong as its community process: Interview with Reza Rahman

    By Jan Stafford LAS VEGAS - Java developers and thought leaders shared ideas about the future of Java at TheServerSide Java Symposium 2010 this week. Java’s success in the future relies on ...

  • March 19, 2010 19 Mar'10

    Oracle's Purdy talks Java, C++, and JDK 7

    Oracle’s Cameron Purdy spoke about Java and C++ in a presentation at TheServerSide Java Symposium Thursday. Purdy explained some of the advantages Java has over C++, and how these advantages helped ...

  • March 16, 2010 16 Mar'10

    A Look at the Apache Tuscany Project

    The Apache Tuscany project provides multiple language implementations of Service Component Architecture (SCA) In this Q&A, hear how Tuscany works and what its goals are.

  • March 15, 2010 15 Mar'10

    The modern XML appliance: from acceleration to integration and into the cloud

    Over the last decade, XML appliances have transformed from basic XML processors to broader integration tools. XML appliances offer security, message queing, and service management.

  • March 08, 2010 08 Mar'10

    Java on Google App Engine requires different approach

    Google App Engine has risen up from Python to support the Java programming language. This and other cloud platforms are not a natural fit when it comes to the broader Java EE framework, however. Bare-bones JVMs and lightweight Java applications may ...

  • March 05, 2010 05 Mar'10

    David Linthicum chairs new SOA data integration community

    Where do architects go to learn about data integration? Author and SOA expert David Linthicum is heading up a new online community where SOA architects can share their expertise on what Linthicum ...

  • February 16, 2010 16 Feb'10

    Business rules engines make workflows more business-friendly but add complexity

    To avoid launching a small IT project every time a business rule needs changing, some companies deploy a business rule engine, which can be operated by business users. But rules engines can be very time-consuming to fully implement, and some users ...

  • February 03, 2010 03 Feb'10

    Tools emerging for integration and orchestration of BPM with SOA

    Many enterprises used BPM to justfiy investment in SOA. Accordingly, the large SOA players have been building out BPM solutions as part of their middleware stacks.

  • February 01, 2010 01 Feb'10

    David Chappell: Build scalable applications with data grid technology

    Oracle's David Chappell says that data grid technology is useful for building highly scalable applications. Get Chappell's take on SOA and cloud computing in this Q&A.

  • January 27, 2010 27 Jan'10

    Oracle's Ellison sees success in Java-based middleware

    As Oracle took over the Sun-originated Java language, CEO Larry Ellison said the company's success in making money on Java will hinge on its overall success in middleware. The early take is that Oracle will now feature both enterprise-enabled and ...

  • January 25, 2010 25 Jan'10

    Distributed data caches speed cloud applications

    A new layer of storage, the distributed data cache, may l help make data more accessible and make cloud computing a more appealing option for computation and analysis. Hear why in this podcast.

  • January 22, 2010 22 Jan'10

    Microsoft urges Congress to address cloud computing privacy concerns

    Now that Microsoft Azure is commercially available and begins charging for use in February, Microsoft has taken its enthusiasm for cloud computing to Congress. This week Microsoft SVP Brad Smith ...

  • January 20, 2010 20 Jan'10

    IBM signs Panasonic onto cloud computing SaaS collaboration suite

    IBM recently inked an important agreement with Panasonic, which is ditching Microsoft Exchange for IBM's LotusLive collaborative SaaS product. Panasonic will deploy LotusLive to its work force of ...

  • January 15, 2010 15 Jan'10

    Choosing business process management: Saas BPM or on-premise BPM?

    On-premises BPM has been the norm for most enterprises, but advances in cloud computing have lead to increased interest in on-demand, software as a service (SaaS) offerings. Which approach is right for your company? Ovum analysts and BPM vendors ...

  • January 13, 2010 13 Jan'10

    With Savvion buy, Progress goes further into BPM

    Middleware vendor Progress Software this week announced its acquisition of business process management (BPM) provider Savvion for $49 million in cash. The move broadens the already wide scope of products offered by Progress, expanding its BPM ...

  • January 11, 2010 11 Jan'10

    Progress Software acquires BPM vendor Savvion for $49m

    Progress Software, a vendor of SOA, database and integration tools, announced its acquisition of business process management provider Savvion today for $49 million cash. The move broadens the ...

  • January 10, 2010 10 Jan'10

    TIBCO buys Foresight, strenthening B2B transaction offerings and healthcare market ties

    On January 8 TIBCO, a provider of infrastructure and integration software, acquired Foresight for an undisclosed sum. The company brings to TIBCO experience with transaction automation software and ...

  • January 07, 2010 07 Jan'10

    IBM explores OData

    It is interesting when Microsoft describes an Open Data Protocol (OData) protocol to let .NET clients grab data from data sources via a REST interface working with ADO.NET Data Services.  It is ...

  • December 29, 2009 29 Dec'09

    Software developers bring SOA apps into cloud computing architectures

    Due to rising demand, software architects and developers are currently hard at work bringing SOA apps and ebbs into cloud computing architectures. Unfortunately, early implementers have found some roadblocks, says Jeff Genender, a well-known IT book...

  • December 27, 2009 27 Dec'09

    Year in Review, 2009: SOA comes back from the dead

    Service-oriented architecture has had an interesting year. In the beginning of the year SOA was "dead" and by the end of the year, SOA got its very own manifesto. Driven in many ways by interest in cloud computing, the SOA conversation continues. In...

  • December 11, 2009 11 Dec'09

    Identity management for federated SOA

    Alongside the Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit 2009 in Las Vegas this week, SOA security vendor, Forum Systems released a new identity broker hardware ...

  • December 01, 2009 01 Dec'09

    Amazon SQL support arrives, though later than some expected

    It was a bit of a surprise when Amazon recently announced support for MySQL. To that point the company's cloud database effort was highlighted by SimpleDB, which takes a less complex approach to cloud data architecture. Still, one analyst says he is...

  • November 30, 2009 30 Nov'09

    OutSystems Releases Agile Platform 5.0

    OutSystems announced the availability of Agile Platform 5.0, which extends the Agile Platform's existing capabilities for building Rich Internet Applications

  • November 20, 2009 20 Nov'09

    Snaplogic opens an 'app store' for data integration

    The folks at SnapLogic opened SnapStore this month, which is a bit like an Apple App Store, for their data integration product. The company's product takes a platform-neutral approach to data ...

  • November 18, 2009 18 Nov'09

    Microsoft making waves with Azure and Dallas at '09 PDC

    At the Professional Developer's Conference (PDC) this year, Microsoft made headlines with its new "data marketplace," Dallas, and surprised analysts with the announcement that Azure would run ...

  • November 16, 2009 16 Nov'09

    UML profiles target DoDAF, MODAF, SOA and systems

    Proliferation of profiles criticised by some, embraced by others. Also, Microsoft supports UML for the first time in Visual Studio 2010.

  • November 11, 2009 11 Nov'09

    SOA data integration and MDM as a platform with Informatica9

    Product will combine tools for data quality, application lifecycle management, data integration and master data management (MDM) into a single platform.

  • November 09, 2009 09 Nov'09

    Microsoft buys Teamprise - gains Eclipse plug-in for TFS, VS 2010

    By Rob Barry and Jack Vaughan Microsoft said it will purchase Teamprise, a company that has developed add-ons for Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Foundation Server (TFS). Notably, ...

  • November 09, 2009 09 Nov'09

    Fujitsu fields BPM on cloud computing platform

    Updated version of Interstage Business Process Management includes free Interstage Cloud BPM platform for 10-user groups. Dynamic tasking capabilities are also due.

  • November 03, 2009 03 Nov'09

    Cloud computing architecture: Relational memories are made of this?

    Will the world rewrite its mass of apps for the new cloud computing architecture? At one point, Google would have you believe they would. That is not so clear now, as Amazon moves to include MySQL in its cloud.

  • November 02, 2009 02 Nov'09

    In SOA, cloud resources may exacerbate security and file transfers issues

    SOA testing vendor Crosscheck Networks has just released the SOASonar 5.0, which has added support for WS-Trust and large transfers.

  • October 30, 2009 30 Oct'09

    As Oracle swallows Sun, MySQL, NetBeans and Glassfish not in danger

    Since Oracle acquired Sun Microsystems in April, much speculation has surfaced about the enterprise software giant's commitment to MySQL, NetBeans and Glassfish. At Oracle Open World in October, ...

  • October 29, 2009 29 Oct'09

    Express Logic ThreadX teamed with server to support Web services

    Express Logic joined with Real-Time Logic to integrate a Web server with an RTOS. Supported are Web services including SOAP, XML-RPC and JSON-RPC.

  • October 29, 2009 29 Oct'09

    Alchemy services move CICS applications to .NET

    Legacy modernization software provider Alchemy Solutions, Inc. recently announced GA for NeoServices, a Windows-based offering that service-enables mainframes. The goal of the product is to provide a less-programmatic way to bring Web services to ...

  • October 28, 2009 28 Oct'09

    Enterprise mashups: Tools build data integrations

    Data integration and business intelligence demands are spurring interest in enterprise mashup tools. Some things remain the same: Your corporate culture influences which approach you take to mashups. In each case, you need to understand your data.

  • October 27, 2009 27 Oct'09

    Amazon brings MySQL to AWS, enhancing relational database offerings

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) has just added support for a cloud-based MySQL database, called Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), giving developers an alternative to its own SimpleDB ...

  • October 26, 2009 26 Oct'09

    Entity Framework talks to Oracle data

    Two big industry players whose paths cross in strange ways are Microsoft and Oracle. They may support each others tools and data bases, but they don’t always keep the course as different products ...

  • October 22, 2009 22 Oct'09

    BPMN 2.0 adds notation to handle BPM choreography

    Business users call on IT to create more business process-oriented applications and an all-important Version 2.0 of BPMN begins to appear in tools offerings.

  • October 22, 2009 22 Oct'09

    Take larger view for EA, info guru advises

    Professor Leon Kappelman, editor of the newly released SIM Guide to Enterprise Architure, says good enterprise modeling practices may have helped prevent the global recession.

  • October 20, 2009 20 Oct'09

    MercadoLibre employs private cloud to combat server growth

    by Rob Barry Since its launch in 1999, MercadoLibre, Latin America’s largest online marketplace, has continually outgrown its server farm. Because the company had started with Oracle DB to run its ...

  • October 13, 2009 13 Oct'09

    Compuware to acquire Gomez for $295 million

    Compuware is acquiring Web testing and monitoring provider Gomez for $295 million. The deal is expected to close in November. Gomez recently explored the possibility of an IPO, but will instead ...

  • October 13, 2009 13 Oct'09

    Oracle Open World: Fusion middleware on hand - users discuss integration

    At Oracle Open World, Fusion Middleware 11g emerged as a means for Oracle to integrate its diverse acquisitions.

  • October 12, 2009 12 Oct'09

    BPMS vendor Cordys enabling business with eye to cloud development

    This month BPM vendor Cordys struck a reseller partnership with $16-billion consultancy CSC. Cordys offers BPM software-as-a-service that leverages SOA.

  • October 07, 2009 07 Oct'09

    No Magic and Blu Age partner to marry UML modeling and code generation

    Better integration of high-level modeling tools and low-level code is an objective behind the partnership of modeler No Magic and code-generation specialist Blu Age. The parties are aware of the mixed reviews UML model-driven code generation has ...

  • September 30, 2009 30 Sep'09

    U.S. Coast Guard adopts SOA and ESB to better track ships at sea

    When the US Coast Guard decided it was time to upgrade its legacy infrastructure into a full enterprise architecture, it embarked on the road to service-oriented architecture. With the SOA conversation beginning in early 2007, the USCG actually ...

  • September 25, 2009 25 Sep'09

    Features added to Intersystem's Ensemble Platform

    InterSystems added new features to Ensemble, a platform designed to integrate applications and establish an ESB or SOA infrastructure.

  • September 22, 2009 22 Sep'09

    Distributed computing veteran ScaleOut preps for cloud computing

    by Rob Barry and Jack Vaughan To get a view of how cloud computing may progress, one may look at the course of data grids and distributed caching. Boutique companies such as Appistry, GigaSpace, ...

  • September 22, 2009 22 Sep'09

    Chasing Apple, HP targets telecoms with app store pack

    The success of the iPhone App Store has put application development for the telecommunication industry in the limelight and telcos around the globe are leveraging SOAs to catch up. Adding to the mix, HP haadded REST support, a virtual sandbox and a ...

  • September 21, 2009 21 Sep'09

    What's the future of XML?

    by Jack Vaughan We should know that no technology fits all jobs over all times. But I will admit I thought XML might come close. The 'X' stands for 'eXtensible,' after all, so it seemed to have a ...

  • September 16, 2009 16 Sep'09

    MS Doloto tool said to speed large-scale Ajax applications

    According to Microsoft’s Soma  Somasegar, the company released Doloto, a tool that analyzes Ajax application workloads and automatically performs code splitting of existing large web applications.  ...

  • September 02, 2009 02 Sep'09

    Red Hat's JBoss EAP 5.0 to support OSGi with Microcontainer

    With its Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) 5.0, released at is yearly user conference RedHat's JBoss group is centering efforts on a core JBoss Microcontainer that can interface with a wide variety of programming models. The microcontainer lets ...

  • August 28, 2009 28 Aug'09

    With MDM, BPM and BPEL, business users may become data stewards

    Just as order entry has largely become the province of the end user, front-line business people may someday take on a greater role as data stewards. With widely deployed MDM, this may happen, and it may be monitored by BPM-oriented Business Process ...

  • August 27, 2009 27 Aug'09

    Podcast: Forrester analysts talk SOA and BPM sat down recently with Ken Vollmer and Clay Richardson to talk about the interplay of BPM and SOA. Topics include how to navigate the software market for BPM products, how SOA can enhance BPM, and emerging trends in BPM, such as BPM as...

  • August 27, 2009 27 Aug'09

    Intalio releases BPM|6.0

    Intalio, a provider of private cloud platforms, recently released Intalio|BPM 6.0, an integrated platform for managing business processes.

  • August 27, 2009 27 Aug'09

    API monitoring from Apigee, "like Google Analytics for APIs"

    With more moving pieces in today's Web applications, developers face the growing challenge of monitoring how their APIs are functioning. This week, Sonoa Systems of Santa Clara, Calif. released Apigee, a Web-based service it has dubbed the "Google ...

  • August 25, 2009 25 Aug'09

    SOA and MDM: New techniques address old problems

    MDM is still in its infant stages, but the issues it addresses go back years. When paired with SOA, MDM can streamline data management and prevent future issues from arising. This is part 2 of 5 in our special report on MDM and SOA.

  • August 21, 2009 21 Aug'09

    MDM brings SOA and BPM closer together

    Of late, SOA initiatives have more often crisscrossed with BPM projects. That has only intensified the interest in MDM. Read how MDM, BPM, and SOA go hand in hand in hand.

  • August 18, 2009 18 Aug'09

    Semiconductors and SOA

    Semiconductor memory advances have powered a new era of portable music and mobile devices. In fact, the general ascent of computer technology has been very much based on cheaper, faster and larger ...

  • August 18, 2009 18 Aug'09

    Enterprise mashup patterns can make data integration easier (Podcast)

    Michael Ogrinz, author of Mashup Patterns: Designs and Examples for the Modern Enterprise, talks about how Mashup patterns can put once inaccessable data in the hands of users. This solves many problems once thought to be expensive and ...

  • August 17, 2009 17 Aug'09

    Adopting OSGi requires patience and money, but development flexibility results

    One expert says to use OSGi in your project as soon as you are ready, but being ready means being willing and able to adopt the additional structure OSGi requires in order to obtain its benefits, and to take the time and investment required to ...

  • August 17, 2009 17 Aug'09

    CA bringing SOA to the cloud with Amazon EC2

    With enterprises giving cloud computing a close look, service management software providers have been retooling their offerings to be used in the cloud. Just this past week CA announced that a range of its management products now extend into Amazon ...

  • August 14, 2009 14 Aug'09

    Business Mapping Services (BMS) get GUI

    GT Software users making Business Mapping Services (BMS) maps for CICS can say goodbye to the green screens. This month, GT announced the release of its Ivory BMS Studio IDE, which allows users to build BMS maps in a Windows GUI environment.

  • August 12, 2009 12 Aug'09

    VMware acquisition of SpringSource may lead to Java PaaS

    VMware's acquistion of SpringSource leads one analyst to believe that Java will be brought to the cloud, perhaps as a Platform as a Service. OSGi would likely play a role.

  • August 05, 2009 05 Aug'09

    SPSS and PMML

    Last month we talked with SPSS. The company is in the news at the moment, as IBM has launched a $1-billion-plus bid to buy the firm. When we spoke, the topic was XML standards for analyzing data. ...

  • August 05, 2009 05 Aug'09

    Metastorm Integration Manager links to zLinux

    zLinux is becoming a favorite tool for legacy modernization among companies looking to cut costs. Metastorm Integration Manager now supports zLinux in response to this trend.

  • July 24, 2009 24 Jul'09

    Open source and ESBs

    The Enterprise Service Bus [ESB] has been intrinsic to many SOA programs and there is a high likelihood a successful SOA program includes successful ESBs.

  • July 21, 2009 21 Jul'09

    Open Group Conference kicks off: Enterprise Architecture is more than a technology

    At the 23d annual Enterprise Architecture Practitioner's conference in Toronto, Canada, the importance of enterprise architecture beyond the IT department is becoming clear. For a long time in a number of industries, the IT department has been ...

  • July 20, 2009 20 Jul'09

    Grid computing, cloud computing, SOA and application development

    By Jack Vaughan Cloud computing is not that much different than grid computing. It is rather like a subset of grid, but that is misleading because its scale is much more massive than grid. A lot ...

  • July 09, 2009 09 Jul'09

    SOA Implementation: Should top down meet bottom up?

    When implementing a service-oriented architecture, one application development service provider says a balance between top-down and bottom-up models is needed.

  • July 08, 2009 08 Jul'09

    An open source ESB can cost you

    Though they have the advantage of being free, open source ESBs come with several risks.

  • July 07, 2009 07 Jul'09

    Fusion 11g integrates BEA technology, but whither OSGi?

    Ovum Analyst Tony Baer gives Oracle good marks for comprehensive integration of BEA's WebLogic, but he wonders about an apparent lack of suite-wide OSGi framework integration.

  • July 01, 2009 01 Jul'09

    Salesforce embraces challange from Oracle

    When Oracle said it would get involved with cloud computing, welcomed the competition.

  • June 24, 2009 24 Jun'09

    Rosamilia says iterative SOA can improve BPM (video)

    Tom Rosamilia says an iterative approach to SOA can create flexible business processes.

  • June 17, 2009 17 Jun'09

    IBM ILOG rules engines update supports Java, .NET

    A business rules management system – or BRMS – from ILOG can handle rules as services. Versions for Java and .NET support rules authoring in the ubiquitous Word and Excel environments. With a new version comes a new name for JRules: IBM ...

  • June 15, 2009 15 Jun'09

    SOA implementation: It's the increments, stupid

    As SOA grew up it developed a penchant for bigness and lateness. Now, SOA advisors remind application developers and integrators to right-size their projects for early success.

  • June 11, 2009 11 Jun'09

    JMS message system at heart of Portland Fish Exchange update

    Business process management can get gory! At least that is the case when a fish exchange looks to automate parts of its supply chain processes. Recently, the Portland Fish Exchange in Maine built ...

  • June 10, 2009 10 Jun'09

    APM software traces transactions across tiers, technologies

    Aimed at monitoring, diagnosing, and preventing performance issues across the full lifecycle - development, test and production - for mission critical applications, dynaTrace 3 (from dynaTrace) delivers new features to manage application performance...

  • June 02, 2009 02 Jun'09

    Bury SOA inside a larger architectural vision

    The call to action is to do SOA with a business focus and to bury SOA inside a larger architectural vision.

  • May 22, 2009 22 May'09

    Parasoft SOA package addresses business process/system integration testing

    Application Life Cycle specialist Parasoft moved recently to expand coverage of critical aspects of complex transactions extending - using the company’s terms -  “through web interfaces, backend ...

  • May 15, 2009 15 May'09

    Medical imaging group build HL7 messaging hub with InterSystems Ensemble

    Charlotte Radiology employed the InterSystems Ensemble integration and development platform, to integrate various data feeds and addresses transformation needs in an HL7 environment.

  • May 07, 2009 07 May'09

    'SOA is working' for Edinburgh financial company

    Russell Irwin of Standard Life lists SOA savings and benefits over several years. Still, he cautions software architects to right-size their first SOA efforts. Don't start with the Holy Grail, he suggests.

  • May 06, 2009 06 May'09

    MicroFocus buys Borland and part of Compuware

    By Jack Vaughan Packing a one-two punch, Cobol and mainframe modernization specialist MicroFocus today said it will acquire Borland for about $75 million in cash at the same time it buys ...

  • May 04, 2009 04 May'09

    SOA Source Book delivers step-by-step implementation guidelines

    The Open Group, a vendor- and technology-neutral consortium focused on open standards and global interoperability within and between enterprises, has released the first edition of "The SOA Source Book."

  • April 29, 2009 29 Apr'09

    Transactions are the currency for SOA management

    AmberPoint has been busy, announcing support this week for Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009, and, earlier in the month, announcing integration with IBM WebSphere DataPower. We talked with the company ...

  • April 23, 2009 23 Apr'09

    Podcast: Leonard Fehskens on architecture and emerging patterns

    Leonard Feshkens talks about the future of enterprise architecture. Feshkens' take brings light to the topic of software architecture, which, increasingly, has come to be.

  • April 22, 2009 22 Apr'09

    Java side of Sun seen strengthened by Oracle buy

    Sun Microsystem's Java assets may have more room to grow under its new Oracle umbrella, viewers suggest. Still, others voice concern about MySQL, the open source database that would join database giant Oracle's portfolio if its $7.4-billion merger ...

  • April 20, 2009 20 Apr'09

    Oracle-Sun combo: What does it mean for enterprise Java?

    Oracle's $7.4-billion offer to buy Java-originator Sun Microsystems re-arranges the enterprise Java landscape, but does not greatly disrupt the status quo, according to users and analysts.

  • April 01, 2009 01 Apr'09

    Metastorm BPM engine said to give process owners more control

    Business Process Management (BPM) provider Metastorm, recently released Metastorm Integration Manager Version 8.5, which better enables business users to view and interact with data and configurations.

  • March 26, 2009 26 Mar'09

    Too Many Servers: A Case for Enterprise Architecture and TOGAF 9

    Together, EA and TOGAF could provide a pivotal and crucial contribution to the IT profession and society.

  • March 22, 2009 22 Mar'09

    SOA growth and change: TechTarget survey shows SaaS, BPM emerging

    Hype around Service Oriented Architecture may be subsiding, but use of SOA has spread. Sixty percent of respondents to the TechTarget SOA Survey 2009 say their current or future SOA work covers the enterprise level. Integration, BPM and cloud garner...

  • March 18, 2009 18 Mar'09

    IBM and Sun reportedly in merger talks

    The Wall Street Journal reports that IBM is in talks to purchase Sun Microsystems. It is suggested that the deal could be valued at as much as $6.5 billion. Such a deal could give IBM more sway in Java standards.

  • March 11, 2009 11 Mar'09

    CEP makers Aleri and Coral8 to merge

    Complex event processing (CEP) software makers Aleri and Coral8 have merged. While the company's CEP engines will continue to be offered separately, the long-term anticipation is that the two CEP engines will converge.

  • March 06, 2009 06 Mar'09

    Expert Query: What is the difference between RESTful transactions and Web Services transactions?

    REST based transactions assume that only one party to a global transaction accesses the shared state at any given time, sort of like passing a token. The other participants have no knowledge of what's going on at another participant and their ...

  • March 03, 2009 03 Mar'09

    SOA skills, slings and arrows

    At a time when SOA is experiencing some slings and arrows, it is hard to remember that not too long ago Service Oriented Architecture was a big technology buzz word.

  • February 18, 2009 18 Feb'09

    WSO2 launches Carbon modular SOA framework with OSGi flavor

    Open-source specialist WS02 has recast its core software offerings as the "Carbon," which uses OSGi to achieve a more modular service-oriented architecture (SOA) framework.