Service orchestration

  • February 04, 2008 04 Feb'08

    SOA data services for workers' comp rehabs mainframe

    An architect for the SOA implementation at the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation found a way to integrate mainframe COBOL, DB2 and CICS into new .NET Web services applications.

  • January 31, 2008 31 Jan'08

    Burton offers strategy for SOA in hard times

    "Think big, take small steps." It's the Burton Group strategy for continuing to advance SOA projects in the midst of difficult economic times.

  • January 29, 2008 29 Jan'08

    Enterprise mashups, SOA's killer app?

    As users move forward with the diligent work of SOA, enterprise mashups are emerging as an eye-popping new application that's getting the attention of the business unit.

  • January 28, 2008 28 Jan'08

    HP integrates design and runtime SOA governance

    HP integrates its OpenView SOA Manager with the Systinet technology it acquired with Mercury to provide "closed loop" design time and runtime governance.

  • January 24, 2008 24 Jan'08

    IBM buys AptSoft, firmly positions EDA inside SOA

    With its acquisition of AptSoft Inc. this week, IBM's SOA team is working to re-brand CEP as business event processing to accent the business user's role in the technology.

  • January 22, 2008 22 Jan'08

    Horror stories offer reason for long-term SOA planning

    In an SOA world, enterprises must avoid a piecemeal approach to application upgrade and embrace a long-term application strategy, according to Forrester Research Inc.

  • December 28, 2007 28 Dec'07

    WebSphere CTO sees 'real life challenges' for SOA in 2008

    IBM WebSphere CTO Jerry Cuomo sees service-oriented architecture (SOA) moving beyond demos of "fancy architecture" to "real life challenges' in 2008. SOA is no longer at the concept stage as implementations across vertical industries proliferate and...

  • December 26, 2007 26 Dec'07

    The top SOA stories of 2007, part 1

    Microsoft, business issues, a lack of qualified architects, and management/governance confusion rank among the top SOA stories of 2007.

  • December 17, 2007 17 Dec'07

    Paul Fremantle on the open source ESB and REST-based SOA

    What does the future hold for the open source enterprise service bus (ESB)? Will there be a place for closed source ESBs or some hybrid approach? In the first part of this interview with Paul Fremantle, co-founder and vice president of WSO2 Inc., he...

  • December 06, 2007 06 Dec'07

    SOA changing management, monitoring

    SOA management tools are emerging, especially those using grid, virtualization technologies and legacy systems.

  • December 03, 2007 03 Dec'07

    Las Vegas bets on BPEL

    BPEL-based applications are being used by the City of Las Vegas to reduce the bureaucratic paper work at its water treatment facility.

  • November 27, 2007 27 Nov'07

    Model-driven SOA emerges

    Model-driven SOA provides a "soup-to-nuts" approach to building business-centric Web services, including the nitty-gritty simulation of how those services will work together, an IDC analyst says.

  • October 30, 2007 30 Oct'07

    Microsoft's SOA vision: 'The model is the application'

    Microsoft is unveiling Oslo, its SOA product roadmap, which includes model-driven development tools in Visual Studio to allow users to design and deploy composite applications without coding.

  • October 29, 2007 29 Oct'07

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  • October 29, 2007 29 Oct'07

    BEA customers face uncertain future as Oracle closes in

    Expiration on Sunday of the original Oracle Corp. $6.7 billion offer for BEA Systems Inc. does not mean the deal is off, meaning BEA's SOA customers face an uncertain future, analysts say.