Microservices Matters

September 2008

  • 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 ...