Microservices Matters

April 2008

Service-oriented architecture (SOA)

  • Telecom industry provides SOA contrast

    George Crump - Storage Switzerland 28 Apr 2008
  • I've been having an extended conversation during this calendar year about SOA and the telecom industry, namely that the European telecoms are often the reference models for what a service-oriented ...

  • SOA versus perfect SOA

    Heather Clancy 25 Apr 2008
  • In the early days of client/server adoption in the 1990s there were lots of articles lamenting the fact the client/server wasn't living up to its promise. It was just another theory that didn't ...

  • Does WOA bring anything new to SOA?

    George Crump - Storage Switzerland 21 Apr 2008
  • A lot of analysts I respect have been pushing the concept of Web-oriented architecture, or WOA, of late. For those unfamiliar with the term, Dion Hinchcliffe has covered it extensively and Dana ...

  • Pearls of wisdom from SOA users at IBM Impact

    George Crump - Storage Switzerland 14 Apr 2008
  • It's amazing what happens you put a few thousand SOA users together. Suddenly you start to get a clearer picture of what service orientation can achieve at both the business and IT levels. That was ...

  • IBM showing off SOA’s impact

    George Crump - Storage Switzerland 10 Apr 2008
  • Things Kate Pierson surely never thought she'd say during a concert when the B-52s were taking off 30 years ago: "Happy birthday WebSphere!" Now, THAT is what I call a mashup. Artists who debut ...

  • Big Blue sMashes into Web 2.0

    George Crump - Storage Switzerland 08 Apr 2008
  • At its Impact 2008 event, IBM today launched a REST-based development environment called WebSphere sMash, based on its open source Project Zero. sMash supports both the PHP and Groovy scripting ...

  • BPM and event-driven SOA highlight IBM Impact

    George Crump - Storage Switzerland 07 Apr 2008
  • The overwhelming theme coming from IBM on the opening day of its Impact 2008 event is that SOA isn't about the technology. It sounds a bit odd to hear that message coming from a company with more ...

  • Open source leading SOA charge in 2008

    George Crump - Storage Switzerland 07 Apr 2008
  • Last August I noted that Microsoft regularly finds itself buried under an avalanche of news coming from its Java-based competition. It's impossible to compete with that kind of volume and that fact ...

  • Business process modeling: What’s in a word?

    Heather Clancy 04 Apr 2008
  • Defining your terms makes a world of difference when a project manager is modeling a business process, says Debra Berard, program manager for business excellence, Lean/Six Sigma at Seagate ...