- August 30, 2007
A metaphor from "The Simpsons" comes to mind when Miko Matsumura, vice president and deputy CTO for Software AG, talks about the future of service-oriented architecture (SOA) policy. He points to the episode opening where there is a car and at first...
- August 29, 2007
Mulesource CEO Dave Rosenberg discusses why he thinks enterprise service bus (ESB) is a critical piece of middleware for those pursuing an SOA strategy.
- August 28, 2007
Is Java gaining the edge over Microsoft .NET in SOA development as a recent survey indicates? Two industry analysts offer contrasting views.
- August 15, 2007
IBM WebSphere CTO Jerry Cuomo talks about Project Zero and how the REST framework being developed in it will impact enterprise service-oriented architecture (SOA) by extending it out into Web-oriented architecture.
- August 14, 2007
Having the latest SOA, Ajax and Web 2.0 applications on your desktop doesn't mean they will be integrated, argues OpenSpan CEO.
- August 13, 2007
With the addition of technology from its SeeBeyond acquisition and the work it has done with its GlassFish open source application server, Sun Microsystems Inc. is moving up in a Forrester evaluation of application servers for SOA and BPM.
- August 09, 2007
The relationship between service-oriented architecture (SOA) and Software as a Service (SaaS) is blurring in real world applications to the point that one CTO sees SaaS as the prime example of what SOA can be.
- July 31, 2007
Web services-based auto loan processor RouteOne LLC uses ESB hardware and XML processing to transition from a J2EE-centric enterprise integration system to service-oriented architecture (SOA).
- July 30, 2007
Web services can grow quickly once an initial application is complete and can become a major IT headache without management practices and tools, as Dutch insurance company Unive discovered.
- July 19, 2007
In his role as vice president of SOA products webMethods/Software AG, Miko Matsumura, has been traveling across North America and Europe talking about service-oriented architecture (SOA) as well as teaching in the SOA Master Class that he helped ...
- July 16, 2007
SOA systems can include legacy mainframe batch processing systems, at least until the ancient software and hardware can be scrapped, according to the architect for Pacific Blue Cross.
- July 06, 2007
An on-demand ERP startup sees Web services-based SaaS in a service-oriented architecture (SOA) as the future of application integration and delivery.
- June 25, 2007
Newly published BPEL4People specifications, now headed for OASIS, aim at bridging the gap between SOA-based business processes and the humans that interact with them.
- June 19, 2007
SOA event-driven monitoring system based on JMS and EJB technology watches over particle accelerators at CERN, the world's largest physics laboratory.
- June 13, 2007
The policy requirements of service-oriented architecture (SOA) require major vendors, including IBM, Oracle and BEA Systems Inc. to demonstrate XACML interoperability.
- May 30, 2007
Frameworks and tooling from vendors and the open source community are aligning to make REST the next big thing in SOA, according to Burton Group analysts.
- May 24, 2007
At IBM's Impact 2007 conference this week, Al Zollar, general manager of IBM Tivoli, stressed the need to automate management to make sure Web services work in an SOA environment.
- May 08, 2007
SOA needs data, but analysts find enterprise architects have been slow in developing information architecture initiatives due to issues that include company politics and even IT foot dragging. Though there is optimism that this is changing.
- April 30, 2007
Where can SOA architects and developers find the money to fund their initial SOA projects? Lance Hill, vice president and general manager of the SOA team at webMethods Inc., which is in the process of being acquired by Software AG, has developed an ...
- April 26, 2007
Reducing transaction times is a high priority on Wall Street and architecting for low latency is becoming increasingly important for service-oriented architecture applications, analysts say.
- April 25, 2007
The hype around Web 2.0 is justified for devotees of MySpace and fans of wikipedia, but there is no good business model for its adoption by corporations, say analysts at the Burton Group.
- April 24, 2007
Red Hat's acquisition of MetaMatrix adds data management tools and information integration technology to its JBoss development tools as part of the companies move to provide an open source "end-to-end" infrastructure for SOA development.
- April 19, 2007
The good news is that IBM has produced a technologically solid registry/repository, says a Burton Group report, but the bad news is that it largely ignores UDDI and works best with SOA implementations based exclusively on the WebSphere platform.
- April 12, 2007
Startups often provide innovations in software technology, but as big SOA fish gobble up the small fry faster than you can say "food chain," is creativity dead in the water? Fear not, say industry analysts.
- April 09, 2007
Getting open source components to work together in a service-oriented architecture (SOA) is not easy, but the newly formed Open Solutions Alliance (OSA) promises to bring some order to the interoperability chaos.
- April 03, 2007
Service Component Architecture (SCA) and Service Data Objects (SDO), which last month began moving through the standards process at OASIS and JCP, are already being implemented in a bank processing system.
- April 02, 2007
H & R Block has built an enterprise portal to ramp up hiring for tax season using Ajax tools from Tibco, including testing tools the software vendor is announcing today.
- March 07, 2007
In this podcast, "Service Oriented Architecture for Dummies" co-author Judith Hurwitz discusses the need for SOA, what functionality is critical to SOA and how the SOA lifecycle diverges from the traditional application lifecycle.
- March 01, 2007
The OASIS BPEL standard is too limited for maturing SOA projects, which will need the broader capabilities promised by the emerging Web Services Choreography Description Language, the Burton Group says.
- February 26, 2007
Traditional enterprise architects and SOA architects and developers are like two tribes fighting over turf, according to a consultant who is trying to reconcile the warring factions that threaten service-oriented progress.
- February 21, 2007
Cisco buys Reactivity to boost its Service-Oriented Network Architecture (SONA) strategy as it tries to move from the network world and make a Web services play.
- February 06, 2007
The original definition of Web services included SOAP, WSDL and UDDI, but the latter was often ignored, until now, as a Burton Group report says UDDI v3.0 is emerging as a key standard for SOA registry and repository technology.
- January 22, 2007
In part 2 of this interview with Miko Matsumura, vice president of SOA marketing for webMethods Inc., he talks about the difficult task of making SOA a broad-based business initiative and how it can pay off for those who get it right.
- January 10, 2007
Ajax is pulling out of the pack of those rich interface technologies with Adobe holding the market for animation and streaming content, according to a Burton report released today.
- January 09, 2007
It's not your father's EAI: a Forrester Research survey finds vendors fusing SOA, BPM and related connectivity technologies into new product category. It also ranks the leaders.
- January 05, 2007
Annrai O'Toole, CEO of Cape Clear Software Inc., talks about the challenges SOA architects and developers will face in the coming year and how they might overcome them.
- January 04, 2007
James Bryce Clark, director of standards development for OASIS, talks about how his organization drove a stake in the ground with its SOA Reference Model, defining what SOA is and is not.
- November 30, 2006
The Tau 3.0 release expands Telelogic's focus from aerospace and defense into the wider enterprise SOA market.
- November 20, 2006
Needing to enhance audit compliance for its application management business, software engineers at AT&T's newly acquired USi subsidiary moved from traditional workflow to a combination of SOA, Web services and BPEL.
- November 16, 2006
Yes, there was exuberance when Ajax burst on the scene in 2005, but by now it appears that the hype was justified by the benefits of the technology, although analysts see some problems.
- November 15, 2006
After more than a year of hype, SOA seems to be moving from concept to reality, but that reality appears to be a mixed bag of pluses and minuses, according to thought leaders.
- October 26, 2006
The enterprise service bus has become a key tool for those building an SOA. This report breaks down the ESB market and assesses its place in the SOA universe.
- October 18, 2006
Visiting five countries in five days, Miko Matsumura, the new vice president of SOA marketing for webMethods Inc., evangelizes for service-oriented product creation.
- September 12, 2006
Today there are thousands and thousands of Java programmers, but there was a time when there was only one, James Gosling. He did the original design of the Java programming language and implemented its original compiler and virtual machine. Today ...
- September 11, 2006
SOA is reaching an "inflection point" with an increasing number of multi-million dollar implementations that demand governance, webMethods executive says.
- August 31, 2006
Washington Group International's SOA project is built on J2EE, but the engineering and construction firm couldn't ignore .NET, so it found a way to make them work together despite RPC and WSDL issues.
- August 30, 2006
What lifecycle means in traditional application development differs from what it means in the more complex world of SOA, argues Infravio's Miko Matsumura.
- August 29, 2006
Small is beautiful for IBM WebSphere Portal with wizards for Ajax development, meanwhile rival BEA is moving in real-time with Java technology for SOA.
- August 28, 2006
Back in January, SearchWebServices.com talked to Iona Technologies Inc. chief technology officer Eric Newcomer shortly after the first committee meeting for the the Eclipse Foundation SOA Tools Project (STP). As the STP committee prepares to make as...
- August 22, 2006
Startup company's W3C semantic technology will provide a federated metadata repository with automated discovery for the next version of webMethods Fabric.
- August 21, 2006
Venerable Microsoft-based reporting tools now fit into the Eclipse IDE and are 100 percent Java.
- August 09, 2006
A new Burton Group report advocates cutting down on application bloat as a first step toward implementing service-oriented architecture (SOA) projects.
- August 03, 2006
With Webify acquisition, Big Blue gains software and expertise in insurance and healthcare for its industry-specific SOA strategy.
- July 25, 2006
Analysts see .NET/Visual Studio and Eclipse emerging as winners in the controversy over the Java EE platform's SOA viability, but warn that Microsoft is tethered by Windows.
- July 11, 2006
This week's release of WebLogic Portal 9.2 includes upgrade in support for OASIS WSRP standard as well as Ajax features.
- July 10, 2006
The Java EE platform has grown too complex for developers and is not the best choice for working with Web services in an SOA implementation, analysts from two firms argue.
- June 28, 2006
SOA is the product of planning not the product of marketing says the director of enterprise architecture for The Hartford.
- June 27, 2006
It was a dark and stormy night, 52,000 Austin Energy customers lost power and an SOA application that had just gone live came to the rescue.
- June 23, 2006
Amazon CTO tells architects at Gartner conference "service orientation works" as long as developers are willing to do the work.
- June 21, 2006
At a Gartner Summit, a distinguished analyst lets the secret out: SOA began with client/server circa 1996. Though now it's new and improved with XML standards, making it inevitable.
- June 20, 2006
Google software architect Gregor Hohpe argues that agile development processes are a good way to keep loosely coupled SOA connected to the real world.
- June 15, 2006
In the first installment of a three-part series, SearchWebServices.com looks into why BPM and SOA find themselves increasingly joined at the hip.
- June 13, 2006
JBoss, newly christened as the "Red Hat middleware division," releases Seam 1.0, designed to be a .Net equivalent for Java developers working on SOA.
- June 12, 2006
Reactivity's latest XML gateway release attempts to keep pace with the exponential growth of XML Web services.
- June 08, 2006
Forum Systems DynamiX Service Enablement Platform attempts to extend ESB technology through an appliance in order to streamline messaging and enforce SOA policies.
- June 02, 2006
Seeking to add graphic designers to the Ajax community now made up largely of Java programmers, Adobe offers a preview edition of Spry, a free open source downloadable Ajax framework.
- June 01, 2006
Acknowledging that business managers and executives often get lost in the jargon of SOA and then cannot understand or support projects, a BEA consultant believes it is possible to bridge the technical/non-technical gap.
- May 30, 2006
Sun has been busy putting everything from its Solaris operating system to its Java technology into open source. But what about the technology from SeeBeyond that was all proprietary prior to Sun's acquisition of the company in August 2005? We get ...
- May 26, 2006
The BEA vision of SOA offered by Bill Roth at JavaOne is a combination of products, people and practice.
- May 25, 2006
What's going on with the integration of the SeeBeyond middleware with the Sun Java platform since Sun's acquisition SeeBeyond was completed in August 2005? We get some answers in part one of a Q&A interview conducted at JavaOne with Mark Bauhaus, ...
- May 10, 2006
Supporting standards and even the pronunciation of the acronym are still up in the air as a panel of architects concludes that SOA is still a work in progress.
- May 04, 2006
British Telecom provides an SOA appliance running Sonic's ESB as part of a technology model dubbed "service-oriented infrastructure."
- April 26, 2006
The open source messaging and database combo will be available for download in May.
- April 20, 2006
Georgia's transportation department gradually travels multi-vendor SOA route, building out a slew of Ajax Web services.
- April 13, 2006
With the advent of service-oriented architecture, the ability to orchestrate software may supplant the value of the software itself, opening up a massive consulting opportunity into which vendors are plunging.
- April 03, 2006
Open source company JBoss announces new BPM, transaction and rules offerings, which helps to form what it views as an SOA starter kit.
- March 28, 2006
The latest release features an Eclipse-based workbench for project lifecycle management and support for advanced Web services standards.
- March 23, 2006
Collaborative software design and the continued success of open source development became the rallying cries at EclipseCon 2006.
- March 16, 2006
At Transamerica Life, the move toward SOA has required constant evangelism in order to avoid the temptation to build expedient stovepipes.
- February 09, 2006
Sun Microsystems today slapped the ESB label onto the former SeeBeyond EAI middleware it purchased last summer. It has also been combined with Sun's portal and application server offerings.
- February 08, 2006
Four years of work have gone into creating a better version of WSDL, but it now faces questions as to whether it has changed too much and become too theoretical for practical usage.
- February 07, 2006
- February 02, 2006
iWay Software has debuted a new enterprise service bus, complete with a BPEL engine and Web services management, but the ESB market is broad and in upheaval.
- January 25, 2006
British American Tobacco, while committed to SAP's ESA roadmap, can't delay its SOA strategy for NetWeaver deliverables, so it works to get vendors "pulling in the same direction."
- January 11, 2006
Betting that free software will find a bigger marketplace, ClearNova Inc. will make its Java-based platform for Ajax development an open source offering.
- January 06, 2006
In the second of four SearchWebServices.com Year in Preview interviews with industry experts, Iona Technologies Inc. chief technology officer Eric Newcomer talks about how the Eclipse Foundation intends to make its mark on SOA and what to expect ...
- January 04, 2006
In the first of four SearchWebServices.com Year in Preview interviews with industry experts, JBoss Inc. CEO Marc Fleury takes a deeper look into the state of the open source movement and where it will take SOA in 2006. @17100 Read
- December 12, 2005
This podcast offers up a practical breakdown of service-oriented architecture, including deployment tips, design concepts and standard definitions that can be of help when making the case for SOA to your business.
- December 07, 2005
JBoss Inc. has acquired the proprietary Arjuna Transaction Service Suite with the plans of turning it into an open source offering and adding to the company's developing SOA platform.
- December 06, 2005
Mindreef rolls out a Web service lifecycle collaboration platform for cross-discipline and cross-organizational service teams and service consumers.
- December 01, 2005
Sun will make all of its software offerings free and part of a package with its Solaris operating system. Multiple open source projects will be built around the separate products, putting Sun on course to be an open source SOA vendor.
- November 28, 2005
A recent report from Forrester Research Inc. is bullish on the enterprise service bus market, predicting steady growth for a crowded marketplace.
- November 23, 2005
This paper discusses security-as-a-service within an SOA and focuses on an example of security as an infrastructure service in the context of an enterprise service bus (ESB).
- November 14, 2005
Virtualization and shared-usage technologies dovetail with SOA goals of agility and affordability.
- November 11, 2005
IBM will seed the proposed Eclipse project with a subset of the Rational Unified Process methodology and a tool set for using, adding and customizing processes
- November 10, 2005
Integration and development vendors are racing to put an Ajax face on an SOA body. Customers can expect a steady stream of new products to hit the market in 2006.
- October 27, 2005
The result of a four-vendor effort, a new SOA maturity model breaks down the steps to become a service-oriented business into five levels, from building basic Web services to business automation.
- October 26, 2005
Big Blue will enter the open source market with a J2EE application server based on Apache Geronimo.
- October 26, 2005
In part two of this Q&A, Mark Carges, BEA Systems Inc.'s CTO, delves into why BEA's taking a cautious approach on BPEL and JBI and where it wants to go beyond the AquaLogic ESB.
- October 20, 2005
On the heels of its proposed process framework donation to Eclipse, IBM unveils a new commercial offering that extends Rational Unified Process and adds new best practices around portfolio management, collaborative distributed development and SOA.