• December 08, 2010 08 Dec'10

    Security tokens, the OASIS approach to Web services security

    One approach to Web services security is to focus on authorization and authentication with the OASIS security standards and the security assertion markup language (SAML).

  • December 07, 2010 07 Dec'10

    JSON, XML and the Web

    As Doug Crockford created JSON it became something of an antidote to XML. This was bound to happen, because the issues developers had with XML were so plentiful. JSON, of course, with an API that ...

  • December 07, 2010 07 Dec'10

    Q&A: SOA authentication, security tokens, SAML and more

    Security in an SOA environment must primarily address access control. It must be 'baked in.' We talked with Ross Altman, Research VP at Gartner, about authenticating Web services.

  • December 06, 2010 06 Dec'10

    Automating middleware deployments

    When you wrap up increasingly sophisticated components to run in specific environments, the complicated hand-crafted scripting can become a burden. With this in mind, Netherlands-based XebiaLabs ...

  • December 02, 2010 02 Dec'10

    D&B builds data-as-a-service on Informatica Cloud

    Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) has been providing credible credit information since the 1930's. Many businesses and financial institutions rely on information from D&B to make credit decisions, ...

  • November 30, 2010 30 Nov'10

    On graph databases, semantic data handling and WS-I

    By Jack Vaughan Let's face it, sometimes what's new is old, and – by the same token - what's old is new.  Some recent stories belie that fact. Let's start with James Denman's article on graph ...

  • November 30, 2010 30 Nov'10

    SWIFTReady Financial EAI drives financial integration systems

    The Year 2010 saw the advent of a new version of the SWIFTReady Financial Enterprise Application Integration label. Also available is SWIFT's Standards Developer Kit R1.

  • November 23, 2010 23 Nov'10

    At AADI: Parasoft Concerto enforces SDLC policy

     A new version of Parasoft's Concerto released at Gartner AADI Summit 2010 includes a policy layer. This does not cover SOA policy but instead relates to SDLC policy. Parasoft offers a Policy ...

  • November 23, 2010 23 Nov'10

    Gartner AADI Summit 2010 takeaways

    The big take away from the AADI is that SOA is alive and well. The Gartner Summit experience confirmed some trends we have been seeing on this site.

  • November 19, 2010 19 Nov'10

    At AADI: SOA Software looks toward cloud governance

    By Jack Vaughan Another sign that SOA governance tools will play a role in cloud computing comes by way of an announcement that SOA Software has developed a suite of governance tools that build and ...

  • November 18, 2010 18 Nov'10

    The World Wide Web celebrates its 20th anniversary

    Some differ on when it was born, but by some measures the World Wide Web turned 20 last weekend. Tim Berners-Lee introduced his proposal for a "WorldWideWeb" to CERN on November 12, 1990. According ...

  • November 17, 2010 17 Nov'10

    ESB and more in cloud computing platform called "Stratos"

    At Gartner's AADI Summit 2010 in Los Angeles, WSO2 today discussed its recently launched "cloud middleware platform," WSO2 Stratos 1.0, designed for implementing an enterprise SOA. The software is ...

  • November 17, 2010 17 Nov'10

    Sopera bought by Talend

    Open source data management company Talend has acquired Sopera, a maker of open source SOA and middleware platforms. With this acquisition, Sopera is a wholly owned subsidiary of Talend, and is set ...

  • November 16, 2010 16 Nov'10

    At Gartner AADI 2010: Cloud computing trust chasm

    Cloud computing was a much-discussed topic this week at the Garner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit 2010 in Los Angeles, Calif. Gartner Managing VP Gene Phifer and ...

  • November 15, 2010 15 Nov'10

    Gartner: SOA will be like electricity for architects looking toward cloud computing

    Service-oriented architecture has become an intrinsic part of modern IT, and will be a potent force in future cloud computing and event-driven applications. But, in many ways, SOA will be taken for granted as little more than the logical way to ...