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Enterprises today face increasing IT complexity and cost due to the natural evolution of the application infrastructure. Business is demanding more flexible and sophisticated solutions for discrete business functions that can adapt with evolving market demands and business processes. T...
Enterprises frequently have to deal with part of their infrastructure that doesn't have the privilege of uninterrupted connectivity. Such system environments designed using Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) need a way to manage uncertain connectivity. SOA as an architectural paradigm...
A well-planned Web Service interoperability environment begins by clearly defining who your Web Service consumers are now and in the future. There was a time not so long ago when you could count on a fairly homogenous consumer population. This was about the same time that you were happ...
In this article I'll cover how a model-driven design and development process can pave the way to a Service Oriented Architecture that will in turn produce accurate applications that meet business needs and increase development team productivity.
Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) has emerged as a promising harbinger of agility, but is certainly not without its critics. Although SOA is not a new concept, it's not a mainstream approach and has not yet demonstrated widespread, repeatable success. It's no surprise then that it's ...
If you've kept up with SaaS and SOA you know that Salesforce.com does an on-demand SOA solution. Apex is its on-demand development and deployment platform, including a complete development environment, programming language, database, and now the ability to create, expose, and consume W...
Many recent science fiction novels deal with the concept of nanites - tiny bits of computers than can aggregate themselves to form new larger composites to assist their host. These concepts typically relate to making human cells self-healing, but they also have their sinister aspects, ...