Service Discovery is an essential aspect of service orientated architecture because it avoids early binding of clients to particular service instances. In this article, Jan Algermissen explains the need for discovery of RESTful services, and explains how the existing Domain Name Service (DNS) standard can be used as a widely-deployed and scalable solution.
In this article, Bryon Jacob and Chris Berry continue their description of AtomServer, their implementation of a full-fledged Atom Store based on Apache Abdera. The authors have created several extensions to the AtomPub specification, among them Auto-Tagging, Batching, and Aggregate Feeds.
In this article, Bryon Jacob and Chris Berry introduce AtomServer, their implementation of a full-fledged Atom Store based on Apache Abdera. The authors spent the last year implementing an Atom Store for Homeaway, their employer, and are mnow making the Atom Store framework available as open source.