Service orchestration

  • April 26, 2007 26 Apr'07

    Low latency high priority in SOA event handling

    Reducing transaction times is a high priority on Wall Street and architecting for low latency is becoming increasingly important for service-oriented architecture applications, analysts say.

  • April 23, 2007 23 Apr'07

    SOA and SaaS: Where do the twain meet?

    Analysts explain the differences and possible convergences between service-oriented architecture (SOA) and software as a service (SaaS), which are increasingly spoken of in the same breath with definitions sometimes blurred and confused.

  • April 17, 2007 17 Apr'07

    SOA provides Oracle with vertical BPM lift

    Oracle unveils a service-oriented architecture initiative designed to provide packages of business processes tailored for vertical industries, but also customizable by ISVs.

  • April 12, 2007 12 Apr'07

    Will acquisitions stifle SOA innovation?

    Startups often provide innovations in software technology, but as big SOA fish gobble up the small fry faster than you can say "food chain," is creativity dead in the water? Fear not, say industry analysts.

  • April 11, 2007 11 Apr'07

    The incredible shrinking SOA vendors

    Acquisition mania is likely to continue to shorten the list of SOA software vendors, analysts say, but it may not be bad news even for organizations shopping for platforms and tools.

  • April 10, 2007 10 Apr'07

    Iona buys LogicBlaze to boost SOA open source presence

    Iona Techonologies today announced the purchase of open source SOA integrator LogicBlaze for an undisclosed amount of cash. The move adds numerous open source thought leaders to Iona's workforce as the company continues to blend its commercial and ...

  • March 26, 2007 26 Mar'07

    Iona enters the SOA registry/repository business

    Iona's new registry/repository is the new kid on the SOA block where other vendors offer more mature technology, but the company is staking its claim to a larger vision that goes beyond its own products.

  • March 13, 2007 13 Mar'07

    IBM unveils new Rational test tools for SOA quality

    New IBM Rational testing technology aims at end-to-end quality management of service-oriented architecture applications.

  • December 19, 2006 19 Dec'06

    SOA is hard to do, Aberdeen finds

    Aberdeen Group finds that after basking in the glow of the service-oriented romance, IT departments now face the difficult task of making it work.

  • December 18, 2006 18 Dec'06

    Java EE 5 and SOA: Sun's Schmidt answers the critics

    Kevin Schmidt, director for SOA products at Sun Microsystems, answers some of the criticisms of the SOA capabilities of the Java EE 5 platform in this Q&A.

  • December 05, 2006 05 Dec'06

    SOA governance key at Gartner

    SOA governance took center stage during Gartner's Web Service Summit in Orlando as analysts pushed it as a critical business differentiator.

  • December 04, 2006 04 Dec'06

    Java EE 5 server support: A look into "a mixed bag"

    So far three vendors have Java EE 5 server support, two more are in beta and at least two more are in the works, but even Sun sees the vendor support picture as a mixed bag.

  • October 10, 2006 10 Oct'06

    Iona ties ESB to SOA management, BEA updates Kodo

    Iona Technologies has built tight integrations between its Artix ESB and AmberPoint's SOA management software. Meanwhile, BEA Systems has implemented the latest in EJB 3.

  • July 06, 2006 06 Jul'06

    WCF expert on management, security and loose coupling

    Craig McMurtry, co-author of one of the first books to tackle Windows Communication Foundation, discusses what distinguishes WCF from Microsoft's previous distributed system tools.

  • July 02, 2006 02 Jul'06

    Eclipse targets Web services with Callisto release

    For third year in a row, Eclipse begins summer with major coordinated projects release, this year including new Web services tools with wizards for development and deployment.