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.
Bitcoin currency model is getting more attention than any other digital currency proposed to date. In this article, authors analyze Bitcoin's decentralized model and discuss possible solutions to enhance its decentralization.
The book Improving Software Development Productivity contains practices, models and case studies which help you to quantitatively support adoption of agile software development.
Ganesh Prasad proposes separating governance and management in SOA projects to make sure that right dependencies are used throughout the system in order to promote agility and reduce costs and risks.
"Analytics Across the Enterprise" book is a collection of experiences by analytics practitioners in IBM. InfoQ spoke with authors about lessons learned and IBM technologies in the Big Data area.
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
Jonas Bonér, TypeSafe CTO and original author of the first Reactive Manifesto, offered his thoughts about both desirable features of reactive applications and what is not reactive programming. 1
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.
At the recent Agile 2014 conference Sam Guckenheimer gave the opening keynote on Microsoft Developer Division's transition to a continuous delivery model. After the talk he sat down with InfoQ.
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.
Chris Haddad explains in this article what Shadow IT is, what role it plays in the enterprise and why Enterprise IT needs to embrace it, adapt and address Shadow IT requirements, autonomy, and goals.
This article sheds light on how Java 8 lambda expressions and method references are implemented under the hood, and looks at the generated bytecode and performance implications.