• November 29, 2011 29 Nov'11

    Middleware testing gets tougher

    From one SOA test expert’s perspective, 2011 saw a notable rise in agile development and related open source test software. Meanwhile, middleware testing continues to grow more complicated.

  • November 22, 2011 22 Nov'11

    Who should manage BPM?

    Business process management can improve cross-functional business processes, accelerating and standardizing daily operations. Who should be responsible for managing and using BPM? How do you train and motivate employees to get the most out of BPM ...

  • November 17, 2011 17 Nov'11

    An OAuth API eases development

    We spoke with Apigee's Sam Ramji recently. He and the company, which focuses on API products for enterprises and developers, find themselves among those at the center of one of the rising trends in ...

  • November 15, 2011 15 Nov'11

    SOA and EAI in the land of enterprise service bus integration

    Like a Swiss Army Knife with many blades and tools, the enterprise service bus (ESB) is many things to many people. It finds use in both EAI and SOA.

  • November 12, 2011 12 Nov'11

    Adobe gives up on Flash plug-in for mobile browsers

    The mobile web application development world may create many unanticipated aches and pains if word out of Adobe this week is a guide. The company said it would give up work on Flash plug-ins for ...

  • November 08, 2011 08 Nov'11

    SOA mainframe migration issues in the City of Inglewood, CA

    Taking legacy applications off the mainframe and updating them with Java or .NET is a tempting idea, but the process may not be as easy as it seems.

  • November 08, 2011 08 Nov'11

    Legacy application migration best practices

    Learn about the best practices that simplify the process of maintaining legacy applications and make legacy migration less costly.

  • November 02, 2011 02 Nov'11

    Lisp creator John McCarthy, 84, dies

    The 'creator of Lisp' may be nicer than the 'father of garbage collection.' But John McCarthy could answer to either sobriquet. He died last week, at 84. With Lisp, he gave a language to artificial ...

  • November 02, 2011 02 Nov'11

    Comment: SOA and the portfolio

    Increasingly, serious SOA efforts are about managing a portfolio. That means sorting through the corporate assets to see what should be service-enabled, what should be left as is, and what should ...

  • October 25, 2011 25 Oct'11

    Evolving software services security - from SOA to cloud computing

    To some extent, the state of cloud security depends on perspective. Doomsayers see it as a dangerous “Wild West,” while cloud boosters believe those concerns are greatly exaggerated.

  • October 25, 2011 25 Oct'11

    Azure adds integrating Service Bus

    The Microsoft Azure cloud effort is a fairly stupendous technology undertaking, but it remains somewhat unknown beyond the ranks of .NET development teams. At the outset, Microsoft started with a ...

  • October 18, 2011 18 Oct'11

    SOA tester provides deeper view of composite application integrations

    SOA has driven major shifts in programming and computing. But major shifts mean major challenges and disruptions. In fact, although SOA has been around for a while, people are still busy solving ...

  • October 10, 2011 10 Oct'11

    At Oracle OpenWorld, Ellison warns: ''Beware false clouds''

    A year ago at Oracle OpenWorld/JavaOne in San Francisco , Java creator James Gosling was sited around the show periphery, people wondered what kind a Java steward Oracle would turn into, Oracle CEO ...

  • October 06, 2011 06 Oct'11

    Oauth enlivens the identity and access management landscape

    By Alan Earls - For his part, Scott Morrison, CTO at Layer7, a provider of API security and governance for service-oriented, Web-oriented and cloud-oriented integration, argues that OAuth is the ...

  • October 05, 2011 05 Oct'11

    Oracle tackles cloud management

    By Jack Vaughan It wasn't that very long ago when Oracle CEO Larry Ellison was denigrating the cloud - but, like others, he and his company now have a strong case of cloud fever. The company has ...