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SOA development


February 25, 2008  10:52 AM

Looking for a few good WSDLs



Posted by: StorageSwiss
SOA development, SOA management, WSDL

I recently ran into an architect who was trying to wrap his head around SOA. He had sorted out most of it, but one thing was gnawing at him: what makes for a good WSDL? Obviously that can change dependent on the service in question, but it dawned on me that a good set of examples would be in...

February 14, 2008  12:57 PM

Podcast: Common pitfalls of data integration



Posted by: StorageSwiss
Data integration, Data services, Podcast, SOA development, Worst practices

In the world of application development, data is king. Unfortunately many new-fangled approaches to app dev, like SOA, have neglected that importance of turning data into an accessible, reusable resource. This podcast with Marcia Kaufman, partner with Hurwitz & Associates and co-author of


February 13, 2008  11:11 PM

Wall St. looks to meld enterprise mashups with SOA



Posted by: StorageSwiss
Enterprise mashups, rich Internet applications (RIA), SOA development, Web 2.0

Web 2.0 and enterprise mashups were the hot topics at this year's Web Services/SOA on Wall St. conference. Michael Ogrinz, principal architect for global markets at Bank of America, revealed his company was heavily...


February 11, 2008  9:45 AM

Is there a better way to say SOA governance?



Posted by: StorageSwiss
SOA development, SOA governance, SOA management

At SearchSOA.com we spend a fair amount of time writing about the importance of governance and how you aren’t likely to succeed with service orientation unless you put a solid governance model around those efforts.

Yet let’s be honest, the term...


February 1, 2008  2:38 PM

Could Yahoo! change Microsoft’s app dev focus?



Posted by: StorageSwiss
.NET, Composite applications, Enterprise mashups, Java, Microsoft, rich Internet applications (RIA), SOA development

Unless you've been under a rock, you've probably heard by now that Microsoft has placed a $44.6 billion bid to buy Yahoo!.

We'll leave it to others to ponder the Wall St....


January 28, 2008  12:03 PM

Deadline extended for SearchSOA.com products of the year



Posted by: StorageSwiss
Business Intellegence, Composite applications, Data integration, Messaging, Modeling, rich Internet applications (RIA), Security, SOA development, SOA governance, SOA management

Last week we got flooded with requests to extend the deadline for our Products of the Year Awards submissions. Normally we'd have taken a "no soup for you" stance on this, but when the requests topped the dozen mark we figured we should grant an extension.

Now you've got until...


January 28, 2008  11:48 AM

RIA and composite applications survey



Posted by: StorageSwiss
Composite applications, Data integration, rich Internet applications (RIA), SOA development

Let's face it, service-oriented architecture is boring. I mean, with all that planning and attention to detail and consistency. Maybe that appeals to the small percentage of people out there who lead highly organized lives, but for most humans in your app dev shop the efficiency and better business...


January 18, 2008  4:17 PM

SOA governance seminar coming to a town near you



Posted by: StorageSwiss
Conferences, CTO, Enterprise architecture, Project management, SOA development, SOA governance, SOA management

For the past two years, we at SearchSOA.com have been told regularly by our members (numbering 450,000+ these days), that you need help with governance. Apparently the mechanics of running an SOA is one of the biggest challenges users face. That's no surprise, the reuse, performance, management...


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