Microservices Matters:

August, 2009

August 28, 2009  6:24 PM

DataSynapse acquisition will be Tibco’s Silver lining in the cloud

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

While cloud computing continues to gain momentum, middleware vendors have gone into a feeding frenzy with efforts to bite off their own piece of this new frontier. Just weeks after VMware announced its plan to

August 25, 2009  2:04 PM

Cloud computing killed the app dev star

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

VMWare’s purchase of SpringSource turned a lot of heads by creating a virtualization provider whose pedigree reaches deep into the application level. Moves like this have a lot of people...

August 24, 2009  6:08 PM

As SOA reaches to the cloud, there’s no ignoring governance

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

While cloud-based compute resources are seemingly infinite, providers charge by usage. Poorly organized development cycles and runtimes can end up costing an enterprise a hefty sum.

August 20, 2009  9:00 PM

Going Skyway: Using Eclipse, modeling and Spring MVC

Jack Vaughan Jack Vaughan Profile: Jack Vaughan

Surprisingly, perhaps, modeling has been somewhat downplayed among application development teams pursuing JEE apps – that is probably even more true in Spring-style development. But modeling can be a means to help achieve well-formed, reusable services. Some call that ''SOA.'' Among offerings...

August 19, 2009  1:40 PM

Oslo team joins MS data programmability group

Mike Pontacoloni Profile: Mpontacoloni

[ANALYSIS] - Microsoft has made its Oslo design team part of the company's Data Programmability group. The news was released via the web blog of Doug Purdy, product unit manager for Oslo. It has been a journey.

August 18, 2009  2:02 PM

Semiconductors and SOA

Jack Vaughan Jack Vaughan Profile: Jack Vaughan

Semiconductor memory advances have powered a new era of portable music and mobile devices. In fact, the general ascent of computer technology has been very much based on cheaper, faster and larger semiconductor memory. The People in the White Smocks are working to ensure that the march continues....

August 13, 2009  4:45 PM

Don’t let scripting slow down your application deployment

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

Modern IT architectures like SOA allow and require web applications to change rapidly along with business needs. Some of the major bottlenecks to this sort of agility are configuration errors inside application deployment scripts. When an application is altered, the scripts that deploy it onto the...

August 11, 2009  1:17 AM

VMware scoops up SpringSource for more than $362 million

Jack Vaughan Jack Vaughan Profile: Jack Vaughan

The overnight news is that web application framework specialist SpringSource was scooped up by virtualization giant VMware for about $362 million in cash and equity plus the assumption of some $58 million of unvested stock and options. It seems the industry thrust toward cloud computing is creating...

August 11, 2009  12:14 AM

Son of Summer of SOA – Will cloud displace Enterprise IT?

Jack Vaughan Jack Vaughan Profile: Jack Vaughan

The reduced pace of the summer seems to bring out the morbid curiosity in some of the best and brightest of SOA analysis. Last summer, if you recall, SOA began its death march, which culminated at the end of the year (when things are really really slow) with the pronouncement that “SOA is...

August 6, 2009  3:15 PM

Recently noted: BPM and SOA; new products; new transactional architectures

Mike Pontacoloni Profile: Mpontacoloni

by Jack Vaughan

Sometimes we have to remind ourselves about the obvious things. Business...

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