Reliable messaging standards

  • July 23, 2008 23 Jul'08

    Ajax and Flex try to co-exist inside RIA development

    Ajax and Flex are complementary not competitors in rich Internet application (RIA) development for service-oriented architecture (SOA) applications, Adobe's Flex evangelist argues.

  • July 21, 2008 21 Jul'08

    Web 2.0 at the old ballgame

    Major League Baseball adopts Web 2.0 to authenticate home run balls for fans and provide umpires with the latest game time weather reports.

  • March 24, 2008 24 Mar'08

    BPEL4People and WS-HumanTask get reference implementation

    Although BPEL4People and WS-HT aren't fully ratified standards, Active EndPoints Inc., one of the leaders of the standards effort, is incorporating them into its new tools for BPM and SOA design and development.

  • August 29, 2005 29 Aug'05

    Quality of service standards coming for Web services

    According to IBM's top standards developers, a wave of new specifications for reliable messaging, transactions and automated business processes using Web services should enter standards bodies before the end of the year.

  • May 17, 2005 17 May'05

    Actional takes a stand on security policy

    The Web services management and security vendor's latest release promises improved visibility into non-SOAP and XML based services.

  • May 12, 2005 12 May'05

    Messaging specs drive toward convergence

    OASIS on Tuesday formed the Web Services Reliable Exchange specification, marking a new era in cooperation around reliable messaging.

  • March 30, 2005 30 Mar'05

    Blue Titan updates SOA fabric

    Blue Titan Software on Monday enhanced its enterprise service-oriented architecture fabric products, adding more intelligence to the network.

  • October 06, 2004 06 Oct'04

    What is reliable messaging?

    In this first part of a two-part column, we'll look at what reliable messaging is, and why it's important. In the next part, we'll look at the standards war that's currently raging around the technology.

  • May 26, 2004 26 May'04

    Support begins for WS-MessageDelivery spec

    Vendors toss their weight behind the important WS-MessageDelivery specification, recently submitted to the W3C.

  • March 24, 2004 24 Mar'04

    WS-ReliableMessaging creeps forward

    In March 2003 BIMT published a draft specification for WS-ReliableMessaging, which describes a protocol that allows messages to be delivered reliably between distributed applications. Peter Abrahams of gives the latest news about the...

  • January 07, 2004 07 Jan'04

    SIIA FISD MDDL Streaming

    Is XML verbosity creating a bandwidth issues? Peter Abrahams comments in this column. He uses financial market data feeds as an example.

  • September 08, 2003 08 Sep'03

    Oracle, others demo WS-Reliability interoperability

    Oracle and three other companies say they have successfully demonstrated interoperability between four Web services implementations based on the WS-Reliability specification.

  • August 14, 2003 14 Aug'03

    Quiz #37: Customers and Call Centers

    Staying in touch with customers and having top-notch call centers is important for any business. Check your know-how on the topic with this quiz.

  • March 26, 2003 26 Mar'03

    Data storage in the Messaging Layer

    Do you need to store XML data in the messaging layer? If so, does the data storage engine have to be integrated and integral to the rest of the messaging infrastructure? Peter Abrahams of says Sonic suggests that the answer to both ...

  • March 25, 2003 25 Mar'03

    Web Services Reliable Messaging Protocol - impresses more

    In January a draft Web Services Reliability specification was announced and Peter Abrahams wrote expressing some concerns about absence of IBM, Microsoft and BEA from the sponsor list. On March 13 it became clear why, when they, along with Tibco, ...