Microservices Matters:

April, 2010

April 30, 2010  6:04 PM

As SOA shops grow in size, repository managers become useful

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

Following its launch of Policy Manager 6, SOA Software this month released Repository Manager 6.2, a tool that keeps track of services and...

April 27, 2010  6:43 PM

SOA and the Web of Semantics

Jack Vaughan Jack Vaughan Profile: Jack Vaughan

Technology winds blow oddly. The technology itself is always moving ahead at one rate and the terms we use to describe technology change at another. Terms can be important step rungs for technology vendor and implementer alike, but the terms are somewhat arbitrary. Sometimes the terms are...

April 23, 2010  5:56 PM

Deriving new insight from disparate data silos with an ‘enterprise data cloud’

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

Data infrastructure company Greenplum this month announced a major step toward its enterprise data cloud vision, the Chorus platform. The offering provides cloud-oriented features including self-service provisioning, data collaboration and data services. By plugging an existing datacenter into...

April 21, 2010  2:58 PM

No Magic to hold its first user conference on modeling and enterprise architecture

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

No Magic Inc., a vendor of modeling tools and services, recently announced that it will hold its first ever user conference November 7-10 in Fort Worth, Texas. The company intends No Magic World 2010 to be a forum to learn about enterprise architecture, UML, SysML and its own products. The...

April 13, 2010  8:54 PM

VMware/SpringSource buys open source cloud message broker RabbitMQ

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

The SpringSource division of VMware today announced the acquisition of Rabbit Technologies, an open source company in the U.K. specializing in enterprise messaging software. SpringSource says the company's flagship RabbitMQ open messaging system will be an integral part of its future cloud...

April 13, 2010  8:54 PM

OMG finalizes SoaML

Mike Pontacoloni Profile: Mpontacoloni

The Object Management Group (OMG) approved a final version of SoaML (short for Service-oriented architecture modeling language) at a meeting in Jacksonville, Florida, last month. SoaML, a profile of UML, is designed to help users design and implement a service-oriented...

April 13, 2010  5:15 PM

Say it ain’t NoSQL – say it is Not Only SQL (we speak with Nati Shalom)

Jack Vaughan Jack Vaughan Profile: Jack Vaughan

A part of many discussions of massively-scaled cloud computing architecture these days is the notion of “NoSQL.” That is because the trustworthy and ubiquitous SQL data base seems to be playing a less-than-central role in big cloud apps built around Gooble’s Big Table, Facebook’s Cassandra...

April 12, 2010  4:03 PM

Bringing open standards to the ESB with Progress Sonic 8.0

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

Progress Software's Sonic ESB 8.0 came out today and the product has come to embrace a number of open standards. Most notably, Sonic now supports a "RESTful" approach to integration. The company also added some managed provisioning and scalability features, allowing users to model possible runtime...

April 9, 2010  5:38 PM

VMware pushes Spring Java toward cloud virtualization with tc Server 2.0

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

It seems like you can't throw a stone in an enterprise IT shop without hitting an Apache Tomcat server these days. Jeffrey Hammond at Forrester Research recently told me around 30% of developers use Tomcat based on findings from two surveys. In another

April 8, 2010  9:34 PM

Travelport modernizing its application infrastructure with IBM

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

One sales person at IBM is no doubt having a very good week. The company just announced the inking of a modernization deal with Travelport, a company that processes travel transactions for more than 60,000 travel agencies worldwide. Through this

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