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  • The quest for granular SOA services

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 21 Apr 2009
  • I learned from a writing teacher who was not a writer at all – he was an engineer. He took an engineer’s approach to writing – or maybe I should say a reverse-engineering approach. That is: He ...

  • Oracle buys Sun for $7.4B

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 20 Apr 2009
  • Database software giant Oracle has reached a definitive merger agreement to purchase Solaris OS and Java originator Sun Microsystems for about $7.4 billion. The move follows reports of a breakdown ...

  • IBM-Sun talks on rocks? "Sun being Sun?"

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 06 Apr 2009
  • It is opening day for baseball in the U.S. and blogger Dana Blakenhorn finds a suitable metaphor to describe the latest reported dealings of Sun and IBM. Last month, the Wall Street Journal ...

  • SOA service managers wanted

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 03 Apr 2009
  • Ovum analyst Tony Baer reaffirms the link between SOA and IT Service Management in a blog post - entitled ''What’s a Service? Who’s Responsible?'' He talks briefly about the role ITIL can play, and ...

  • Survey sees SOA strength

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 24 Mar 2009
  • The recent tremendous upheaval in the world economy did not bring out the best in the large army of SOA pundits. The upheaval was going to be “the end of SOA” or SOA was going to be “the answer” to ...

  • Putting Java to REST

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 18 Mar 2009
  • Web services followed on the first flush of Java in the late 1990s. They might have been called something else. ‘Services’ made a certain sense because the term ably conveyed a difference from ...

  • Where SOA ends

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 05 Mar 2009
  • By Ted Neward In the rush to embrace new technologies and demonstrate "cutting-edge awareness", companies (and individuals) sometimes create mountains out of molehills. Such was the case with XML a ...

  • OSGi and future directions for Enterprise Java

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 24 Feb 2009
  • By Eric Newcomer Whether the Java Community Process has completely lost its way or not, it is increasingly influenced by external activities. The Spring Framework and Hibernate influences on EJB3 ...

  • As with SOA, some development costs obscured by cloud computing

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 20 Feb 2009
  • By George Lawton Cloud computing offers an extremely appealing future for enterprise IT: the ability to leverage ready services with lower initial investment and a pay-as-you-need pricing model. ...

  • Another take on OSGi

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 18 Feb 2009
  • Last week, WSO2 released an update tailored around OSGi to its SOA framework. Rob Hailstone, analyst, The Butler Group told us that he rated the WS02 implementation favorably, because it ''does ...