Microservices Matters:

October, 2008

October 31, 2008  5:50 PM

SOA meets Cloud Computing at Microsoft PDC

Heather Clancy Heather Clancy Profile: Heather Clancy

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.

October 24, 2008  1:40 PM

Forrester sees two compute clouds

Heather Clancy Heather Clancy Profile: Heather Clancy

Compute Cloud offerings can be broken down into two types, says Frank Gillett, vice president and principal analyst, Forrester Research. Continued »

October 22, 2008  12:43 PM

Red Hat’s JBoss open source ’superplatform’ – Burton

Heather Clancy Heather Clancy Profile: Heather Clancy

Red Hat's is transforming JBoss middleware into a "superplatform" providing an open source alternative to commercial offering from IBM WebSphere, Oracle, and SAP, writes Chris Hadad, analyst with Burton Group.

October 15, 2008  6:05 PM

IBM re-architects SOA market strategy

Heather Clancy Heather Clancy Profile: Heather Clancy

IBM is ahead of the curve in providing vertical and horizontal service-oriented architecture products, but may be too far ahead of most of its customers, who are still in the early stages of SOA implementation, writes Dwight B. Davis at Ovum.

October 14, 2008  6:04 PM

Gartner cautions on Oracle middleware status

Heather Clancy Heather Clancy Profile: Heather Clancy

Oracle Fusion middleware is currently based on a group of product suites for SOA and BPM that are "assemblies of convenience," argue Gartner analysts. The suites are made up of Oracle's existing product line and the technologies from its acquisition of BEA earlier this year, according to a brief...

October 10, 2008  1:51 PM

HP builds ‘culture of governance’ for SOA

Heather Clancy Heather Clancy Profile: Heather Clancy

HP solidifies leadership in SOA governance with Systinet 3.0, which now covers services lifecycle, business process, and IT service management, writes analyst Dana Gardner in his blog this week. "The newest market leading Systinet UDDI...

October 6, 2008  3:12 PM

Microsoft’s muddled modeling: Getting the ducks in line

Jack Vaughan Jack Vaughan Profile: Jack Vaughan

Microsoft basically has a sturdy place in the enterprise, but its role just now is very fluid. Of course, its Windows servers have been in the enterprise a long time, and its tools are very prevalent. But its success with desktop-based developer tools is only slowly converting to success with...

October 2, 2008  3:06 PM

CEP opportunity in Wall Street bust?

Heather Clancy Heather Clancy Profile: Heather Clancy

Within every disaster there is the obvious downside, but also an unexpected opportunity. For example, in 1906, my grandfather was an unemployed carpenter in Los Angeles. Then the San Francisco fire and earthquake happened. Seeing an opportunity, he moved up north where his skills were suddenly...

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