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  • An SOA practices checklist for implementation roadmaps

    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 road...

  • REST versus SOAP - the SOAP story

    William Brogden digs into where the standards muscle of SOAP and its associated toolkits can trump the simpler style of REST.

  • Web Syndication and the RDF

    Ed Tittel discusses the evolution of RDF from its conception and how it provides a well-documented way to represent metadata about Web resources.

  • Grid services via Open Grid Services Architecture (OGSA

    Daniel Rubio discusses grid and the issues dealing with the new wave of Web-services-enabling technologies.

  • XML Topic Maps for organized data

    Ed Tittel explains the purpose XML Topic Maps and describes interesting ways to put this technology to work.

  • SOA infrastructure: Mediation and orchestration

    In a four-part series we will examine the most common SOA infrastructure requirements, their various degrees of complexity and how organizations can take an incremental approach towards SOA infrast...

  • Should services be stateful?

    Ronald Schmelzer discusses the controversy over loose coupling and its abilities to stay stateless while planning and implement SOA.

  • REST versus SOAP - the REST story

    William Brogden discusses the creation of REST and its implications as a style rather than a standard of Web services.

  • RELAX NG, the XML Schema alternative

    Ed Tittel discusses why those who need to build schemas for XML documents or document collections and have been frustrated by XML Schema may find RELAX NG a preferable alternative.

  • An SOA call to arms

    Adam Michelson looks at the current state of SOA and lays out what needs to be done to take it from a promising idea to an installed and working practice.

  • Business modeling and outside-in SOA

    Jason Bloomberg discusses how as organizations look to service orientation to provide best practices for leveraging information technology, the human ability to model complex situations becomes a c...

  • JavaScript Object Notation for Ajax Web services

    Daniel Rubio digs into JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), the simplified data format that is gaining popularity with Ajax services and Web-based clients.

  • SOA meets Web 2.0 - Where the Java EE standards fall sh

    Stephen Maryka explores Java and Ajax technologies in an effort to understand the complex relationship between standards-based SOA and the ungoverned Web 2.0.

  • RDF, a Semantic Web on-ramp

    In this tip, Ed Tittel discusses why XML developers should learn more about Resource Description Framework.

  • Model-driven SOA

    In this SOA Advisor, Adam Michelson notes the lack of SOA modeling tools and provides his own architectural modeling framework.

  • The role of transformation services in SOA

    This ZapFlash discusses the need to access information of many disparate types from many disparate sources and the semantic integration challenges that are created.

  • Using XML pipelines part two: Pipelines and Web service

    This part two by William Brogden discusses existing toolkits oriented around the XML pipeline processing concept.

  • Inside the Google Web Toolkit

    Ed Tittel digs into the developer tools and Ajax functionality inside the Google WebToolkit.

  • Technological independence with SCA and SDO

    This article discusses the introduction of Service Component Architecture (SCA) and Service Data Objects (SDO) and how it has become simpler and more powerful for developers to use SOA applications.

  • High performance SOA

    In this guest commentary, Jason Bloomberg discusses how to maintain services abstractions in highest performance SOA environments.