In this Q&A, Rob Davies discusses messaging middleware and the hurdles that many developers face as they first approach the subject. Davis is CTO of FuseSource and coauthor of the book "ActiveMQ in Action."
Using textual analytics and natural language processing, Modus Operandi developed a service that analyzes and parses unstructured data and pulls out events or information. Article includes tips on SOA and semantics, SOA and data models, and an SOA recipe for stone soup.Among highlights: Recognize that not everything can be or should be shared.
This article provides a master list of common practices, field proven by a number of SOA projects. Also supplied is a template that can be used as a checklist for developing SOA implementation roadmaps specific to an organization's transition project requirements.
Incremental updates in the latest OpenStack release aim to improve the quality of OpenStack services and smooth the installation process for IT pros.
When it comes to choosing an IaaS provider, don't be enticed by price drops. Your choice should be focused on partnering ability, not the lowest cost.
Dell and Red Hat have formed a PaaS coalition based on OpenShift, but enterprise deployments of such technologies are still few and far between.
Learn five things every developer should know about software architecture for present-day technologies.
At EclipseCon 2014, solutions architects discuss the challenges of Web-based development tools.
Eclipse Modeling Framework is one of the hot topics at EclipseCon 2014.
Wayne Eckerson examines the roles of data warehouses and big data systems in analytical environments -- and says he's tired of data warehouse bashing.
Laws on data collection and use remain foggy, leaving businesses to feel their way through big data and privacy laws.
The increasing emphasis on collecting and analyzing big data is driving a debate on whether tighter privacy rules are needed to protect customers.
Robert Sheldon traces the roots of NoSQL, shows the important features of the Oracle NoSQL Database architecture, and describes its implementation.
A database consultant says using Exadata is relatively easy for IT shops already managing Oracle Database. But some new DBA skills may be required.
Malaysia's largest cellular provider made a comeback due partly to the rapid deployment of an Oracle-based customer experience management system.
Expert George Lawton offers advice on how to avoid hidden cloud computing costs that could do long-term damage.
A new cloud service from Swan Island Networks allows cities to tie information together from multiple big data sources to improve emergency response.
Businesses need a strong SLA for a cloud solution that satisfies compliance needs. Want a solid cloud contract? Start by asking the right questions.