Microservices Matters:

October, 2009

October 30, 2009  4:22 PM

As Oracle swallows Sun, MySQL, NetBeans and Glassfish not in danger

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

Since Oracle acquired Sun Microsystems in April, much speculation has surfaced about the enterprise software giant's commitment to MySQL, NetBeans and Glassfish. At Oracle Open World in October, CEO Larry Ellison tried to quell concerns on both fronts,  claiming each was critical to Oracle's...

October 28, 2009  8:41 PM

Weirder science: Hadoop and computational biology

Jack Vaughan Jack Vaughan Profile: Jack Vaughan

Before there was cloud computing, there was grid computing. Instead of sending your jobs to the cloud, you’d send them to the grid. Instead of provisioning big banks of on-premise computers to do your calculations, you’d send them to the grid.

October 28, 2009  7:32 PM

C++ for SOA in WSO2’s new Web Services Framework

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

This week WSO2 announced a release of its Web Services Framework for C++. This will allow developers to integrate existing C++ applications and SOA infrastructures with the company's open-source framework. Some of the features include the Codegen Plug-in Wizard for Eclipse, sport for the WS-*...

October 27, 2009  7:57 PM

Amazon brings MySQL to AWS, enhancing relational database offerings

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has just added support for a cloud-based MySQL database, called Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), giving developers an alternative to its own SimpleDB inside EC2. Also, the price of Linux EC2 instances will drop 15% as of November 1.

October 27, 2009  3:26 PM

Goodbye VSTS: Microsoft team development enters new phase

Mike Pontacoloni Profile: Mpontacoloni

by Jack Vaughan

Word of the next version of Visual Studio brought as well the news that Microsoft was planning to offer its core Visual Studio Team System Team Foundation Server product to all Visual Studio users.

This appears to end the divergence of Visual Studio and Visual Studio...

October 26, 2009  8:46 PM

Entity Framework talks to Oracle data

Jack Vaughan Jack Vaughan Profile: Jack Vaughan

Two big industry players whose paths cross in strange ways are Microsoft and Oracle. They may support each others tools and data bases, but they don’t always keep the course as different products go into different revs. A recent example of this is the ADO.NET Entity Framework…

October 26, 2009  4:22 PM

New SOA Manifesto walks the middle road

Mike Pontacoloni Profile: Mpontacoloni

by Rob Barry A group of SOA experts released a SOA Manifesto on Oct. 23, which sets out in 106 words the principles they feel are most important to the popular integration strategy. While some may think of SOA as something like Enterprise Architecture,...

October 23, 2009  7:04 PM

Ted Neward says lanugages like F# may replace Java

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

At the Microsoft Patterns & Practices Summit in Seattle early in October, programming guru Ted Neward gave a talk on how "the next five years will be about languages." Though Java has been in a dominant position for many years now, Neward said languages will need to evolve to adapt to new...

October 23, 2009  3:11 PM

The EA worldview, more than just the sum of the parts

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

Building an Enterprise Architecture means taking a holistic look at enterprise communication and systems, but what will the tools look like? Even info systems guru

October 20, 2009  6:25 PM

Microsoft shares tips on Azure cloud development

Jack Vaughan Jack Vaughan Profile: Jack Vaughan

By Rob Barry Ahead of its anticipated formal unveiling of the Azure cloud platform at its Professional Developers Conference (PDC) next month, Microsoft is firming up tool and platform details on its version of cloud architecture.

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