Paul Dix leads a practical exploration into Big Data in this video training series. The first five lessons of the training span multiple server systems with a focus on the end to end processing of large quantities of XML data from real Stack Exchange posts. He completes the training with a lesson on developing visualizations for gaining insights from the macro level analysis of Big Data.
Large enterprises face three challenges: to innovate and act as a start-up, to use a budgeting process that keeps the organization’s strategy in touch with changing market conditions, and to transform the whole IT department to agile. Principal analyst Michael Azoff explains Ovum’s view on creating an agile enterprise.
The Agile movement has driven a revolutionary change in the way we build and deliver software solutions. In the past few years Agile frameworks have become mainstream. Agile has solved the problems of the 90's and early 2000's. Now a new kind of problem is emerging that needs an equally elegant solution, how do we build the right solution? Do we know Why we are building it?
Kai Wähner explains the differences between an integration framework, an ESB and a suite, following with advice for selecting the right one from existing commercial and open source solutions. 17
Assuring compliance across an enterprise needs a holistic approach for defining process & system controls. This article covers a new pattern-based framework to manage process compliance requirements.
This article shows practical examples of typical integration challenges and explores how Apache Camel can meet them in the context of an integration solution that grows over time. 2
"Enterprise Software Delivery" is the latest book by Alan W. Brown, and is a must-read guide for anybody concerned with the development and delivery of software in a large organisation.
This article (the second in a four-part series) focuses on the design of a hypermedia server based on the API designed for the class scheduling problem domain outlined in part one of the series. 1
This article (the first in a four-part series) focuses on the design of a hypermedia type, by mapping a particular problem domain to hypermedia messages, as a basis for the API. 1
A problem with WCF development is the proxy generator, which gives you nothing but simple DTOs. This article shows how to bypass the proxy generator so that your client and server can share code. 1
Insights from Demis Bellot on the motivation behind ServiceStack, design choices made in the project, as well as the role Microsoft and Mono play in future of open source .NET. (Part 2)
Insights from Demis Bellot on the motivation behind ServiceStack, design choices made in the project, as well as the role Microsoft and Mono play in future of open source .NET. (Part 1) 1