SOA Talk:

Composite applications


October 18, 2011  9:21 PM

SOA tester provides deeper view of composite application integrations



Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Composite applications, SOA performance management

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 some basic problems.

November 17, 2008  4:26 PM

Policy and contract focused architecture



Posted by: Heather Clancy
Composite applications, Enterprise architecture, SOA, SOA development, SOA governance

Perhaps architects are paying too much attention to the services when they work on service-oriented architecture implementation, writes Neil Ward-Dutton. He suggests that they might focus on "contract-and-policy-oriented architecture (CPOA)."


October 31, 2008  5:50 PM

SOA meets Cloud Computing at Microsoft PDC



Posted by: Heather Clancy
.NET, cloud computing, Composite applications, Development, Microsoft, Modeling, REST, SOA, SOA development

For Microsoft there seemed to be a somewhat humbler tone at its Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles this past week. Even the biggest new SOA modeling and Cloud Computing initiatives were described as “nascent” works in progress and subject to change.


August 18, 2008  5:13 PM

When the Grid met the Cloud – A modern technology fable



Posted by: Jack Vaughan
cloud computing, Composite applications

What's in a name? Grid computing and Cloud computing advocates will soon be asking this question. Growing out of academic and open source software efforts, the Grid was represented as a virtually distributed architecture where vast computing nodes worked on jobs as needed. Grid was an outgrowth of...


May 9, 2008  4:58 PM

Java EE 6 needs SCA, SAP architect says



Posted by: Heather Clancy
Composite applications, Conferences, Enterprise architecture, JavaOne, SAP AG, Service Component Architecture, SOA, SOA development

Java EE 6, now in the development stage, needs to embrace the service component architecture (SCA) specification, argues Sanjay Patil, standards architect at SAP AG. The Java Community Process Web page for Java EE 6 indicates that SCA is being...


April 25, 2008  10:50 AM

SOA versus perfect SOA



Posted by: Heather Clancy
Composite applications, CTO, SOA, SOA development

In the early days of client/server adoption in the 1990s there were lots of articles lamenting the fact the client/server wasn't living up to its promise. It was just another theory that didn't really work all that well in practice. But after a few years client/server was just the way application...


April 21, 2008  11:12 AM

Does WOA bring anything new to SOA?



Posted by: StorageSwiss
Composite applications, REST, rich Internet applications (RIA), SaaS, SOA, Web 2.0

A lot of analysts I respect have been pushing the concept of Web-oriented architecture, or WOA, of late. For those unfamiliar with the term, Dion Hinchcliffe has covered it extensively and Dana Gardner has been


March 24, 2008  12:58 PM

Oracle avoids JavaScript in RIA tools



Posted by: Heather Clancy
Composite applications, Java, Oracle development, rich Internet applications (RIA), Web 2.0

Oracle Corp. continues to pursue its agnostic approach to Web 2.0 development as its tools designed to help developers create Ajax without having to mess with JavaScript progress through beta, says Ted Farrell, chief architect and vice president for tools and middleware at Oracle.

In an...


March 21, 2008  5:32 PM

The SOA-RIA intersection



Posted by: StorageSwiss
Composite applications, Enterprise mashups, rich Internet applications (RIA), SOA

Recently we polled SearchSOA.com site members on their RIA and composite application plans. What we discovered is there's a massive overlap between the SOA and RIA audiences.

In all we received 395 responses and 44% said rich Internet applications were part of their enterprise IT/business...


March 19, 2008  1:20 PM

Eclipse forms OSGi community



Posted by: Heather Clancy
Composite applications, Eclipse, Java, OSGi, SOA, SOA development

At EclipseCon this week, the Eclipse Foundation announced that it is forming a new open source community project "to...


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