• December 15, 2010 15 Dec'10

    OData provides patterns for HTTP, JSON, data access

    Open Data Protocol, OData, is rapidly evolving. This Web protocol used for querying and updating data gives users a way to unlock data, freeing it from silos in today’s applications.

  • December 14, 2010 14 Dec'10

    Dana Gardner: Look for cloud computing fit with other trends, support custom process architecture

    What should you look for in cloud computing in 2011? Dana Gardner says take a cue from SOA services and look for cloud implementations that link at a process level.

  • December 09, 2010 09 Dec'10

    'Ontology' is the word: A foundation for SOA semantics

    Despite evolution in systems and SOA, people are still divided by differing uses of common terms. The Open Group is offering standards to cope.

  • December 08, 2010 08 Dec'10

    On the 'organizational mainframe' and SOA integration

    The mainframe is essential in enterprise computing. Whether you wrap it or migrate it, you must consider its role in the organization, say Gartner and Forrester analysts.

  • December 08, 2010 08 Dec'10

    Gartner asks how security will come to cloud computing

    Cloud computing security will take the same route as SOA governance and XML gateways, says a noted Gartner analyst.

  • 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 ...