Java SOA Cookbook, by Eben Hewitt, covers Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) from a Java implementation stand-point. In the book, Eben discusses SOA model basics, tools and best practices. SOA Governance and Enterprise Service Bus are also discussed.
This article by Miko Matsumura discusses why people are pursuing SOA, whether SOA is dead, what SOA Governance is, what the relationship is to SOA itself, how it differs from management, how SOA differs from integration, and why SOA and SOA Governance continue to be significant issues for the Enterprise.
Four years after the publication of the first SCA specification draft, SCA remains a technology that is not well known or understood. Yet IBM and Oracle have built key product suites with it.Jim Marino and Michael Rowley, both co-authors of the SCA specifications, have published a practical guide to get started with SCA which covers the entire programming model from persistence to presentation.
This article shows how to implement four user interaction patterns (4-eyes principle, nomination, escalation, and chained execution) using Java and the JBoss jBPM. 4
This article explores the use of JBoss and jBPM to implement design solutions that effectively address the issue of orchestrating long running activities. 2
In a new article Boris Lublinsky discusses how the JBoss middleware platform, specifically JBoss ESB and jBPM (JBoss Business Process Management) can be used for building composite service solutions. 1
This article explores the structural economic changes brought up by service orientation and how the concept of services and the reuse of services promise long lasting relief from the cost treadmill.
Pierre Bonnet argues that information systems are too opaque and not agile enough. He claims this is the main reason why "healthy" companies can collapse within months as they take on too much risk. 5
This article demonstrates how to build and orchestrate highly configurable and extensible yet light-weight embedded process flow using AOP techniques with Spring AOP and Aspect J. 13
Representatives of the BPMN 2.0 standardization effort discuss the evolution of BPMN and how it relates to other efforts such as XPDL, WS-BPEL and BPEL4People.
After a brief introduction on Cloud Computing, Matthieu Hug, CEO of RunMyProcess.com provides his insight on the architecture of Multi-Enterprise Information Systems. 4
Pierre Vigneras looks at the problems with BPEL; including its viability as a programming language, use as a tool by end users, and the pitfalls of round trip engineering with BPMN diagrams. 29