In addition to the Loosely Coupled
weblog, I am now writing a second blog, on the topic of Software as services: applications on demand
, for ZDNet
The deeply ingrained point-to-point mindset of mainstream computer systems design is hampering recognition of some of the most basic concepts required for successful deployment of service-oriented architecture. It always seems more appealing to think in terms of dedicated, high-performance direct connections, but pause for a moment to consider the limitations on scalability and flexibility this kind of architecture brings with it ...
Just two months after Cisco's AON launch
, now Intel
has waded into the XML appliance market. The company is keeping tight-lipped about why exactly it has acquired Sarvega
, but there are various pieces of evidence that point to the likely reasons ...
Anyone who has ever wondered what service-oriented architecture is actually for might finally get their answer in a few months' time, when the OASIS SOA Adoption Blueprints TC starts reporting its findings. OASIS announced the new committee on Monday
, but I got a chance to grill Miko Matsumura, one of the driving forces behind the initiative, about what it all means last week ...
While some of its rivals have descended into a puerile debate about who was first, Sonic Software
is showing admirable maturity in its handling of ESB evolution. But will it follow through to the logical conclusion and leave the acronym behind ...
The current chair of the Apache Web Services project foresees a future without J2EE, and has just launched a software startup with a mission to make it happen ...