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Vol: 4 Iss: 9

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Yes, I know it's corny, but I've had a few things on my mind regarding service-oriented architecture, component-based development, and even the infamous enterprise service bus. (Hey, at least the title isn't 'Get on the Bus'). All of these have something to do with Web services. None o...
Web services are gaining industry-wide acceptance and usage. They are moving from proof-of-concept deployments to actual usage in mission-critical enterprise applications. While Web services allow businesses to connect to partners and customers, the same flexibility and connectivity pr...
In many respects, SOA is an evolution of the fundamental tenets governing component-based development (CBD). It also represents a quantum leap in bringing business and information technology into closer alignment through a set of SOA services grounded in business goals in support of bu...
In this article (part 1 of two), I will discuss the role of the enterprise service bus (ESB) and other technologies in providing an infrastructure for service-oriented architecture (SOA) in the enterprise. This month, I'll discuss some of the middleware requirements necessary to suppor...
Let's face it, we're going mobile. You only need to consider how you communicate these days to understand that. I, for one, find that my Blackberry is becoming my e-mail terminal of choice, as well as my best source of information via the WAP-enabled Web browser built-in. And oh yes, i...
The DreamFactory suite is a mature development and execution platform for crafting rich, event-driven interfaces. DreamFactory picks up the UI development 'gauntlet' with a thoroughly thought out metaphor, framework, and tools whose sophistication matches, and usually exceeds, that of ...
Enterprises have become increasingly sensitive to the need to become sense-and-response- enabled. That is, enterprises perceive a strategic need to be able to both respond faster and more effectively to, and initiate changes in their environment.
The past several years have seen some significant technology trends, such as service-oriented architecture (SOA), enterprise application integration (EAI), business-to-business (B2B), and Web services. These technologies have attempted to address the challenges of improving the results...
The latest hype technology has numerous software vendors scrambling to become buzzword compliant. Analyst groups from Gartner to IDC hail the enterprise service bus (ESB) as the revolutionary technology that will transform middleware due to the vast benefits of adopting vendor-independ...
(San Francisco) - Novell has released Novell exteNd 5.2, a Web services-based service-oriented architecture (SOA) suite with Linux support. Novell exteNd 5.2 enables developers to visually design and deploy Web services-based applications, and to integrate diverse systems to build comp...