If all that talk
at BEAWorld about thawing frozen assets leaves you cold, here are some hot tips on who's most likely to warm things up by liquefying BEA's own assets in a takeover bid ...
After design time and runtime comes change time, the most important stage of the lifecycle in a service-oriented architecture. Services have to operate in the real world, where nothing can be taken for granted and nothing is set in stone. That's why they have to be loosely coupled ...
Service assembly is finally showing up on the radar as an issue in service-oriented architectures, but in an interesting and perhaps revealing spin, some of the most telling examples are surfacing from the realm of hosted services ...
More than an architectural design pattern, ESB as a product makes for an effective vendor lock-in strategy, as IBM acknowledged yesterday with the launch
of not one but two products bearing the ESB label ...
I've always railed against ESB
as a concept, but it's still nice to find Microsoft echoing my point of view. According to an official Microsoft position paper
previewed on his blog by BizTalk product manager Scott Woodgate, ESB is an "ambiguous term" for a "transitional technology." Posted on August 1st
, these remarks went relatively unnoticed until eWeek
's Darryl Taft used them as the basis for a news report
last week (it being a quiet week for news) ...
Plumtree's CEO John Kunze said one of the stupidest things last week about BEA's acquisition of his company, according to eWeek's report
: "[He] said the two software stacks 'can now be used side by side to build composite apps ...