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  • Microsoft’s muddled modeling: Getting the ducks in line

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 06 Oct 2008
  • Microsoft basically has a sturdy place in the enterprise, but its role just now is very fluid. Of course, its Windows servers have been in the enterprise a long time, and its tools are very ...

  • CEP opportunity in Wall Street bust?

    Heather Clancy 02 Oct 2008
  • Within every disaster there is the obvious downside, but also an unexpected opportunity. For example, in 1906, my grandfather was an unemployed carpenter in Los Angeles. Then the San Francisco fire ...

  • Look back at Oracle Open World 2008

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 30 Sep 2008
  • Oracle Open World has come and gone and once again it overflowed San Francisco's Moscone Center with the usual results: A barrage of announcements of products and initiatives mixed with some ...

  • Browser War: Beneath the Chrome is the Gears

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 26 Sep 2008
  • Patrick Mueller is a CTO Team person at IBM Rational. He also is a heck-of-a blogger. His take on Chrome is of interest because he goes right straight to the asychronous messaging model implcit in ...

  • IBM vs. standards bodies?

    Heather Clancy 24 Sep 2008
  • Can major vendors buy standards bodies' approval for specifications that support their products? One major vendor, IBM, appears less than thrilled with the success another major vendor, Microsoft, ...

  • Is BPM Business Re-Engineering in sheep’s clothing?

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 22 Sep 2008
  • We note here the untimely passing of Michael Hammer. Hammer coined the term "Re-Engineering," and started an influential trend to remove unneeded layers of bureaucracy from organizations. The ...

  • It’s official: IONA is part of Progress

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 17 Sep 2008
  • Lost in all the bustle of a news-rich early September was the word that Progress Software closed the deal to acquire IONA Technologies plc. Some details.. Progress acquired IONA for an aggregate ...

  • MapReduce-driven DB alternatives sited

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 15 Sep 2008
  • People who cover technology long enough tend to see new things in the light of past new things. If you look at MapReduce, a parallel data architecture devised by Google, it does seem like something ...

  • Oslo - What it is

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 12 Sep 2008
  • Someday, maybe too not soon, Oslo will cease to be whatever someone wants it to be. In other words, Microsoft will disclose enough about the Oslo marchitecture for a consensus of people to decide ...

  • XTP limits?

    Heather Clancy 11 Sep 2008
  • Extreme transaction processing (XTP) has limits that have nothing to do with its 500+ transactions per second performance. The limits are in its applicability in applications, which may benefit ...

  • When SOA met WOA, or Building applications that work while buzz pesters you

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 05 Sep 2008
  • SOA has had a bit of a rough summer. The Best and Brightest of the SOA bloggers have publicly ruminated long and lamentably on SOA’s future. There has been a bit of SOA fatigue in evidence. Could ...

  • XTP powers SOA

    Heather Clancy 29 Aug 2008
  • Extreme transaction processing (XTP) gets down to business in service-oriented architecture (SOA) applications at AbeBooks.com, a Canada-based online bookstore, profiled in a SearchSOA user story ...