Service orchestration

  • June 28, 2007 28 Jun'07

    Eclipse Europa, part 4: Testing and performance for SOA

    The fourth of a four part series on the Eclipse Foundation's Europa release, the Eclipse Testing and Performance Tools Platform (TPTP) has contributed choreography testing code to the SOA Tools Project and features new Web services testing tools.

  • June 27, 2007 27 Jun'07

    SOA management: Where is it, now that we really need it?

    It isn't that heterogeneous SOA management capabilities don't exist, analyst say, but there's no interoperability standard and it's hard to get all the vendors on the same page.

  • June 26, 2007 26 Jun'07

    SOA provides data integration, BPM for prisons

    Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) is using a service-oriented architecture (SOA) system for booking and processing inmates. It's data integration efforts reportedly reduce errors by 95 percent and processing time by 25 percent.

  • June 19, 2007 19 Jun'07

    JMS-based SOA monitors CERN particle accelerators

    SOA event-driven monitoring system based on JMS and EJB technology watches over particle accelerators at CERN, the world's largest physics laboratory.

  • June 13, 2007 13 Jun'07

    SOA governance, security concerns drive XACML interop

    The policy requirements of service-oriented architecture (SOA) require major vendors, including IBM, Oracle and BEA Systems Inc. to demonstrate XACML interoperability.

  • May 31, 2007 31 May'07

    WebSphere CTO looks past Java to REST and Web-based SOA

    In an interview at IBM's Impact 2007 conference, Jerry Cuomo, CTO for IBM WebSphere, noted that he was recently named an IBM Fellow and it is changing the way he thinks about how WebSphere fits into the Web services and service-oriented architecture...

  • May 29, 2007 29 May'07

    IBM seeks to simplify SOA with "ESB in a box"

    IBM advances the role of appliances for SOA with its "ESB in a box," concept based on the hardware technology from its acquisition of DataPower.

  • May 24, 2007 24 May'07

    SOA management and composite apps key for IBM Tivoli

    At IBM's Impact 2007 conference this week, Al Zollar, general manager of IBM Tivoli, stressed the need to automate management to make sure Web services work in an SOA environment.

  • May 21, 2007 21 May'07

    Tie that binds Sun, NetBeans and Java criticized

    The delicate balance between Sun's stewardship of Java and it's marketing of the NetBeans IDE came in for some criticism, some of it harsh, at this month's JavaOne.

  • May 17, 2007 17 May'07

    Where SOA standards matter: The SAP view

    Jeff Anders, director of solution marketing SAP AG's NetWeaver Developer Platform, was at JavaOne this month making a pitch for the new NetWeaver Composition Environment tool for standards-based service-oriented architecture (SOA) development. He ...

  • May 16, 2007 16 May'07

    Sun grapples with ESBs, JBI and Java EE for SOA, part 2

    In part two of our interview from this month's JavaOne Conference with Kevin Schmidt, director for SOA products at Sun Microsystems Inc, he talks about issues Sun still grapples with as it continues to integrate the technology it acquired from ...

  • May 10, 2007 10 May'07

    At JavaOne: Tibco talks Ajax and event-driven SOA

    At JavaOne this week, Tibco Software Inc. unveiled its planned Ajax Message Service (AMS), which is designed to provide event-driven SOA by pushing live data and events from servers to Web pages, Ajax applications and other software. In this ...

  • May 08, 2007 08 May'07

    SOA help wanted - information architects

    SOA needs data, but analysts find enterprise architects have been slow in developing information architecture initiatives due to issues that include company politics and even IT foot dragging. Though there is optimism that this is changing.

  • May 02, 2007 02 May'07

    IT shop looks past SOA to Windows desktop integration

    Developing new call center workflow applications, a Microsoft shop has implemented Windows-based composite service integration architecture over an API-centric service-oriented architecture.

  • April 30, 2007 30 Apr'07

    How SOA projects get funding, part one

    Where can SOA architects and developers find the money to fund their initial SOA projects? Lance Hill, vice president and general manager of the SOA team at webMethods Inc., which is in the process of being acquired by Software AG, has developed an ...