William Soo and Meeraj Kunnumpurath discuss the Voca transaction processing system, architectural challenges and requirements, Voca's Spring/J2EE architecture, and the future SEPA architecture.
Spring Creator Rod Johnson explains the new features in Spring 2.0 and gives a glimpse of what's in store in the future.
Ari Zilka introduces Open Terracotta, an open source JVM-level clustering solution that can transparently cluster POJOs & Spring beans.
Rod Johnson discusses some of the challenges that still faces enterprise Java development, and the technical innovations needed to address them.
Ernie Svehla reviews Java Class Loading including a comparison of major appservers, how to package Java EE apps, and common class loading problems such as ClassNotFoundException, or NoDefFound Errors.
Rob High introduces Service Component Architecture (SCA) and Service Data Objects (SDO) as the foundation for a SOA programming model.
Miko Matsumura teaches SOA Foundations: Definitions, Patterns, and evolution toward SOA. An excerpt from webMethods SOA Master Class.
Mark Richards shares a detailed, product-agnostic vision regarding the role of an ESB and the capabilities an ESB must provide.