Our understanding of SOA has changed over the last 15 years including new aspects such as Service Execution Context and a re-defined notion of the Service Contract. This paper reviews and updates the Principles of Service Orientation based on the first OASIS SOA RAF standard bridging the gap between business and technology and eliminating technology-specific wording in their formulation.
Ganesh Prasad proposes separating governance and management in large SOA projects to make sure that right dependencies are used throughout the system in order to promote agility, lower operating costs and reduced operational risks.
What are the practical concerns associated with running microservice systems? And what you need to know to embrace the power of smaller services without making things too hard? At last GeeCon 2014 in Krakow, Sam Newman tried to answer those questions by giving 14 tips about how microservices can interface, how the can be monitored, deployed, and made safer.
Many Web API designers claim their are RESTful, but their APIs have little in common with REST. What can be done to make a web service API truly RESTful? 8
Sytze Harkema explains how to save and retrieve relational SQL data into a NoSQL key-value store as implemented by FoundationDB, an open source, scalable, fault tolerant and ACID database.
In this article, authors discuss Model Driven Engineering (MDE) practice based on a survey and found that developers use MDE to develop key parts of a system instead of generating whole systems.
Ganesh Prasad proposes minimizing service dependencies in a SOA implementation rather than avoiding point-to-point connections in order to obtain a more flexible system that can evolve over time.
Enterprise Application Development can be smartly standardized in order to take advantage of existing code and component based architecture. Mark demonstrates an approach to clarify this EA pattern. 6
The CMMI Institute has launched the Data Management Maturity (DMM)SM model. It can be used to improve data management, helping organizations to bridge the gap between business and IT.
Grady Booch is interviewed by Mark Collins-Cope covering topics ranging from UML and Unified Process to Programming Languages and the future of software innovation.
This article discusses what stream processing is, how it fits into a big data architecture with Hadoop and a data warehouse (DWH), and what technologies and products you can choose from. 5
GridGain announced In-Memory Accelerator for Hadoop, offering benefits of in-memory computing to Hadoop applications. InfoQ spoke with Nikita Ivanov from GridGain about the product's architecture.