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SOA Patterns Refcard Available - Download Now

SOA patterns describe common architectures, implementations, and their areas of application to help in the planning, implementation, deployment, operation,...

1 replies - 9351 views - 01/04/09 by Jill Tomich in Articles

Web Service Contract Versioning Fundamentals Part I: Versioning and Compatibility

Web services have made it possible to build services with fully decoupled contracts that leverage industry standards to establish a vendor-neutral...

0 replies - 22877 views - 11/24/08 by Nitin Bharti in Articles

Demystifying Data Federation for SOA

In This article Dain Hansen will unravel the mystery surrounding data federation. What are the essential requirements for a data federation solution? How is...

0 replies - 27536 views - 11/10/08 by Masoud Kalali in Articles

REST != HTTP

Roy Fielding has weighed in on the recent "buzzwordiness" (hey, if Colbert can make up "truthiness", then I can make up...

16 replies - 27967 views - 11/07/08 by Ted Neward in Articles

Demystifying Data Federation for SOA

In this article Dain Hansen unravels the mystery surrounding data federation. What are the essential requirements for a data federation solution? How is...

0 replies - 19249 views - 09/22/08 by Masoud Kalali in Articles

Using REST along other architecture styles

Following my latest post on evolving the architecture Dru asked me for more details on our RESTful control channels. For one you can take a look at slide...

0 replies - 6492 views - 09/01/08 by Arnon Rotem-gal-oz in News

Project-Oriented SOA

Projects are the lifeblood of an IT department. Almost everything in IT is measured through a project lens. SOA, due to its global-centric nature, is often...

0 replies - 20807 views - 08/18/08 by Masoud Kalali in Articles

Interview with Jeff Davis, author of "Open Source SOA" along with a free chapter of the book.

This article represent an interview with Jeff Davis, author of Manning's Open Source SOA, around his book subject and related areas. The book itself is...

2 replies - 17818 views - 08/13/08 by Masoud Kalali in Articles

Evolving Architectures - Architecture Retrospective

Retrospectives, every "agile" team does retrospectives.What are retrospectives anyway?A retrospective is a meeting where the team takes a look...

1 replies - 10442 views - 08/13/08 by Arnon Rotem-gal-oz in News

Data Management: The Missing Link in Your SOA Strategy

Abstract: SOA is transforming the IT landscape and redefining the way businesses integrate software applications. Properly deployed and managed, it empowers...

0 replies - 8548 views - 08/05/08 by Masoud Kalali in Articles

Service-Orientation vs. Object-Orientation: Understanding the Impedance Mismatch

Object-oriented programming languages and techniques provide a powerful means for designing and building applications. These techniques do not always...

7 replies - 21922 views - 07/31/08 by Masoud Kalali in Articles

Top 10 SOA Pitfalls: Wrap-up

The Top 10 SOA Pitfalls countdown hit #1 last week with Rik de Groot's post on "Ignoring culture when introducing SOA", time for a...

0 replies - 8235 views - 07/14/08 by Gero Vermaas in Articles

Top 10 SOA Pitfalls: #2 - Unclear ownership / Project based funding

Last week Viktor Grgic explained the Missing skills en this week we’ll continue with #2 - Unclear ownership / Project based fundingIn the world of standalone...

1 replies - 10755 views - 07/07/08 by Viktor Grgic in Articles

Top Down SOA: Aligning Business Functions

We constantly hear about SOA and its value to the enterprise and, today, there is certainly something called SOA-hype.  Like all hype, the real value gets...

1 replies - 4840 views - 07/01/08 by Aslam Khan in Articles

The Benefits of a Data Abstraction Layer for SOA

Enterprises have complex information structures as a result of evolving applications and databases deployed through the years. In addition to modern...

1 replies - 11705 views - 07/01/08 by Masoud Kalali in Articles

Top 10 SOA Pitfalls: #3 - Missing skills

Last week Gero Vermaas explained the Incorrectly Applied CDM en this week we’ll continue with #3 - Missing skills Just like any other paradigm, a level of...

0 replies - 6613 views - 06/30/08 by Viktor Grgic in Articles

Top 10 SOA Pitfalls: #4 - Incorrectly applied Canonical Data Model

Earlier this week Vincent explained the BDUF Pitfall en this week we’ll continue with #4: Incorrectly applied Canonical Data Model (CDM).CDM is one of the...

0 replies - 11585 views - 06/26/08 by Gero Vermaas in Articles

Top 10 SOA Pitfalls: #5 - Big Design Up Front

A few days ago Rik de Groot discussed pitfall #6 - which means we've now passed the halfway point of SOA Pitfall countdown! Let's quickly move on to #5.Like...

0 replies - 9263 views - 06/24/08 by Vincent Partington in Articles

Top 10 SOA Pitfalls: #7 - Incorrect granularity of services

After discussing #8: Security, let's move on to #7.Incorrect granularity could mean that a service covers too much functionality or too little functionality....

1 replies - 10093 views - 06/17/08 by Gero Vermaas in Articles

SOA way of life: a day in the GUI Shop

SOA way of life: a day in the GUI Shop Following my open questions series to Jazoon'08, I will abandon my server roots for a moment and I will visit...

0 replies - 2717 views - 06/10/08 by Felipe Gaúcho in Articles