Platform as a Service and cloud computing

  • January 07, 2010 07 Jan'10

    Orderly: A lighter JSON Schema, if you will

    Joe McKendrick has an interesting post about a cool new schema.  It relates to JSON, and is meant to give JSON apps data handling capabilities that are a bit more robust. This site posted a while ...

  • December 29, 2009 29 Dec'09

    Top 10 SOA Talk posts of 2009 - part 1

    Even through the tough economy, SOA continued to evolve this year, bolstered by interest in cloud computing. As frameworks and specifications like OSGi and Java EE 6 pushed for more componentized ...

  • December 04, 2009 04 Dec'09

    IBM WebSphere embraces OSGi

    It seems IBM is hopping on the OSGi bandwagon. Last month, the company announced the open alpha of WebSphere Application Server V7 OSGi Applications. This was likely good news to the OSGi alliance, ...

  • December 01, 2009 01 Dec'09

    BPMN with BPEL, an ongoing debate

    While many developers still debate which tools are optimal for modeling business processes, Bruce Silver has made some strong points on why Business Process Execution Language (BPEL) does not make ...

  • December 01, 2009 01 Dec'09

    Mainframe-centric CMG conference looks at cloud

    by Rob Barry As the Computer Measurement Group’s (CMG) 35th annual CMG Conference kicks off in Dallas, Texas next week, cloud computing will be the center of attention. A number of sessions will ...

  • November 25, 2009 25 Nov'09

    Grid yourself for the cloud

    by Jack Vaughan Have you heard the one about the private cloud? The IT staff took the "Data Center" plaque off the door and replaced it with a "Private Cloud" sign ... oh, and they locked the door ...

  • November 25, 2009 25 Nov'09

    SpringSource and Oracle back 'Project Gemini,' a boost for OSGi

    This week, SpringSource and Oracle were named as the first two companies to provide committers to Project Gemini (or "Enterprise Modules"), an Eclipse runtime project meant to bring together a ...

  • October 26, 2009 26 Oct'09

    New SOA Manifesto walks the middle road

    by Rob Barry A group of SOA experts released a SOA Manifesto on Oct. 23, which sets out in 106 words the principles they feel are most important to the popular integration strategy. While some may ...

  • October 23, 2009 23 Oct'09

    The EA worldview, more than just the sum of the parts

    Building an Enterprise Architecture means taking a holistic look at enterprise communication and systems, but what will the tools look like? Even info systems guru Leon Kappelman said he is not ...

  • October 20, 2009 20 Oct'09

    Microsoft shares tips on Azure cloud development

    By Rob Barry Ahead of its anticipated formal unveiling of the Azure cloud platform at its Professional Developers Conference (PDC) next month, Microsoft is firming up tool and platform details on ...

  • October 19, 2009 19 Oct'09

    Appistry and NJVC pilot a private cloud offering

    by Jack Vaughan Grid and cloud computing pioneer Appistry is working with defense consultancy NJVC to create a private cloud computing environment addressing the taut security requirements of the ...

  • October 09, 2009 09 Oct'09

    AmberPoint pursues subatomic BPM app managment

    AmberPoint’s new product release helps determine which business processes are getting hung up, and also points to where within the process the problem lives. When AmberPoint is implemented, it maps ...

  • October 07, 2009 07 Oct'09

    Random notes from Gartner BPM Summit in Orlando.

    I was thinking ... We often think of Agile as a trend within development and software architecture. But some of the tenets of this movement appear in the discussions of BPM advocates, many of them ...

  • October 05, 2009 05 Oct'09

    Frameworks emerging for cloud computing

    By Jack Vaughan Over many years, application development has proved to be something of a search for the appropriate level of abstraction. As integration projects have gained sway, APIs that somehow ...

  • October 01, 2009 01 Oct'09

    Zend partners to simplify cloud computing service access

    With so many differences between the various cloud platforms out there, could PHP be the one language to rule them all? PHP firm Zend Technologies thinks so. The company recently partnered with ...