Going live with a Web service is markedly different than going live with a monolithic application. This chapter explains the SOA lifecycle demands of testing, quality assurance, security and policy.
Policy:1 - 3 of 3
10 Aug 2006
Interview - Toufic Boubez, a pioneer of Web services and SOA standards, discusses WS-Policy and how things stand with it as it moves toward becoming an official W3C standard.
27 Apr 2006
Article - The W3C accepts the Web services specification WS-Policy for standards consideration, bringing a key component for SOA into the public domain.
Tip - William Brogden defines WS-Policy and whether it will help developers coordinate all of the various specifications related to Web services.
Quality:1 - 3 of 3
Tip - In this Zapflash, Jason Bloomberg discusses how SOA quality assurance must address the metarequirement of agility.
Tip - In this ZapFlash, Jason Bloomberg discusses the challenges in assuring quality in service-oriented architecture.
27 Jun 2006
Article - It was a dark and stormy night, 52,000 Austin Energy customers lost power and an SOA application that had just gone live came to the rescue.
Security:1 - 3 of 4
08 Sep 2005
Article - A new Burton Group report recommends a blended approach to securing Web services, including management software and XML devices.
Tip - In this tip, Daniel Rubio discusses how security can bring any SOA initiative to the ground if the corresponding due diligence is not made.
Ask the Expert - Web services security expert Andrew Nash discusses SOA and the security of entry points.
Testing:1 - 3 of 4
14 Sep 2006
Article - Testing vendor Parasoft finds enterprise SOA implementers, including Yahoo!, Bank of America and Lehman Brothers, are reorganizing the way they do QA.
11 Jul 2006
Article - Testing SOA is not only not easy, some architects wonder if it is even possible given that loose coupling means services may come together in ways no one can predict. We asked testing vendors who are members of SOALink if and how it can be done.
Ask the Expert - Rami Jaamour discusses the components and aspects that you would need to consider in automate regression testing.