Service orchestration

  • April 15, 2008 15 Apr'08

    Making sense of data services mashups

    Data services mashups would be easy if all the data was in XML. Since it is not, Kirstan Vandersluis of XAware Inc. explains how open source tools can help convert SQL into XML.

  • April 09, 2008 09 Apr'08

    SOA is here to stay - IBM's LeBlanc

    IBM veteran Robert LeBlanc recalls 20-years ago when the basic approach that is now called service-oriented architecture (SOA) was used to move from monolithic mainframes to a distributed environment. The services were libraries on the mainframe and...

  • April 08, 2008 08 Apr'08

    Focus SOA on business value – IBM's LeBlanc

    Two years ago, IBM veteran Robert LeBlanc, moved from general manager of IBM's application and integration middleware division, where he oversaw WebSphere to become general manager at IBM Global Business Services, where he is championing SOA. ...

  • April 02, 2008 02 Apr'08

    Open source vendors focus on SOA coders

    SOA and REST product releases from MuleSource Inc. and WSO2 Inc. focus on developer productivity.

  • March 25, 2008 25 Mar'08

    BPMN linking business and IT for BPM/SOA

    The oft stated SOA goal of bringing together business and IT to work on applications is being realized by users of the BPMN, argues Ismael Ghalimi, a leader in its development.

  • March 24, 2008 24 Mar'08

    BPEL4People and WS-HumanTask get reference implementation

    Although BPEL4People and WS-HT aren't fully ratified standards, Active EndPoints Inc., one of the leaders of the standards effort, is incorporating them into its new tools for BPM and SOA design and development.

  • March 12, 2008 12 Mar'08

    IBM sees decline in number of U.S IT pros, boom in China

    While computer science enrollment sags in the U.S. and Europe, IBM finds enthusiastic coders in China and other emerging markets eager to learn about SOA, open standards and Web 2.0.

  • March 05, 2008 05 Mar'08

    SOA data services using a common data model

    The common data model for data services aligns with the agility promised by service-oriented architecture (SOA) in the Progress Software view.

  • March 04, 2008 04 Mar'08

    UML tagged for SOA modernization of client/server apps

    UML and best practices are encapsulated in software tools Nexaweb has developed for re-writing client/server applications for SOA implementations.

  • March 03, 2008 03 Mar'08

    IBM offers SOA/data governance guidance

    Governance for SOA applications and the enterprise data they consume have a symbiotic relationship with common, according to IBM speakers at two conferences.

  • February 26, 2008 26 Feb'08

    Is open source remaking the ESB market?

    The acquisition of Cape Clear this month and the announcement that Iona is up for sale, raises questions about where the ESB market is moving and the impact of open source vendors such as WSO2 and MuleSource.

  • February 25, 2008 25 Feb'08

    SOA lifecycle needs portfolio management – Forrester

    Although it gets scant attention at the moment, service portfolio management is a key ingredient in the SOA lifecycle, according to Forrester Research Inc.

  • February 21, 2008 21 Feb'08

    Forrester details 'secret sauce' for BPM success

    Forrester survey data shows a direct correlation between successful implementation of BPM and having a center of excellence.

  • February 12, 2008 12 Feb'08

    Oracle mixes extreme transaction processing with SOA

    Extreme transaction processing (XTP) is being added to complex event processing (CEP) in service-oriented architecture (SOA) implementations for the financial services industry, explains David Chappell, vice president and chief technologist for SOA ...

  • February 05, 2008 05 Feb'08

    SOA needs RIA – Burton Group

    Even if your SOA application brings an amazing amount of functionality and data to the Web browser, it still needs to provide a RIA interface to improve the user experiences, Burton analysts says.