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  • The future for developers in a NoOps era

    What do developers and musicians have in common? Both have been stripped of the middleman as their products are delivered directly to users. But what does a NoOps era look like?

  • Modernize legacy systems with the cloud

    If you're struggling to bring your legacy applications into the modern age, the cloud can help bridge systems. Expert Steve Weissman says it may not always be ideal, but can still work.

  • Picking mobile-first middleware

    A key part of going mobile-first is selecting the middleware that aligns with your end goals. In this tip, Tom Nolle examines the factors to consider when picking that middleware.

  • Avoiding RESTful interface pitfalls

    Successful API design requires lots of attention to detail. Take these three steps for creating RESTful API design.


  • What's up with XML 2.0?

    Ed Tittel discusses the new version of XML 2.0 and the characteristics that differentiate it from the original XML.

  • Web 2.0 and SOA

    Where do Web 2.0 and SOA intersect? In fact, just what is Web 2.0 in the first place? And where do SaaS and RIA fit in?

  • How Web services can use JavaSpaces

    William Brogden applies JavaSpaces to a Web services implementation, breaking down the basic operations and sequence of events involved in using this style of grid computing.

  • The fundamentals of identity federation

    This article looks into the mechanics of single sign-on (SSO) and cross-domain SSO, with explanations of SAML, circles of trust and metadata management.

  • The third conversation

    Jason Bloomberg discusses the latest attempt in SOA for alligning the business and IT worlds.

  • The new breed of software vendor, the SOAsaurus Rex

    Michael Meehan discusses the rapid acquistions in the SOA industry and looking towards the future of Web services.

  • SOA and the core competency model

    How does the application of SOA translate into a competitive advantage for organizations? The core competency model provides a strategic framework from which a corporation can develop an SOA busine...

  • Data interchange issues for SOA

    Ed Tittel discusses how data interchange can help organizations to conduct business online without having to create end-to-end business infrastructures of their own.

  • Quantity is no measure of maturity

    Ronald Schmelzer discusses how vendors, analysts, consulting firms, and marketers have quantified their measures of SOA maturity.

  • SOA and the next billion dollar baby

    Michael Meehan discusses the many recent acquisitions in the SOA marketplace.

  • SOA security: Don't forget identity and access manageme

    In the world of SOA, security revolves around identity management as much as network protection. It could in fact be critical to preventing SOA security from becoming its own silo.

  • The top five SOA urban legends

    What do SOA, Web services and SOA governance have to do with organ harvesting, sewer-dwelling alligators and Pop Rocks? All have become part of urban legend.

  • The Eclipse SOA Tools Platform

    Daniel Rubio discusses the Sevice Component Archtecture (SCA), BPEL and Web services design functionality within the Eclipse SOA Tools Platform.

  • The SOA big picture

    Michael Meehan discusses the need to aim higher when it comes to implementing SOA into a business.

  • Say hello to XPath 2.0

    Ed Tittel discusses the major reworkings and extensions to XPath 1.0 in the new version of XPath 2.0.

  • SOA-based software change management for mainframes

    With so much business functionality still contained in lines of COBOL code, getting mainframe applications to work alongside Java and .NET Web services has become a major focus inside the applicati...

  • Integration + governance = SOA?

    Michael Meehan discusses the two most important initiatives inside SOA development.

  • Using an ESB to simplify the complexity of SOA

    Maja Tibbling, lead enterprise architect at Con-Way Inc., looks into the structural benefits of using an enterprise service bus as part of an SOA implementation, particularly in how to achieve reli...

  • Pitfalls of SOA RFPs

    Jason Bloomberg discusses common mistakes and gives pointers in how to best put together Request for Proposal for SOA initiatives.

  • Grid computing and Web services

    In this tip, William Brogden characterizes the types of grid technology and indicates where grid computing and Web services may compliment each other.