When it comes to web services interoperability between .NET and Java, the choice used to be limited to SOAP over HTTP. Two new options recently became available in this area: WebSphere MQ (WMQ) and ActiveMQ transports can now be used for building interoperable web services between Java and .NET.
People have thought of establishing a relationship between SOA and Web 2.0 for quite some time yet these two cultures are generally failing to cross-pollinate. InfoQ spoke with Marc Osofsky and Dave Gynn from Optaros, a consulting company which is delivering solutions using Open Source, SOA and Web 2.0. We discussed enterprise-readyness, component selection and rapid delivery methodology.
Today JNBridge, one of the leading suppliers of Java/.NET interoperability tools for software developers, announced the release of two new Java Messaging Services (JMS) Adapters for the Microsoft .NET platform.
Shun'ichi Shinohara and Kiwamu Kato have been working on bringing reliable messging to Ruby with their own API & protocol project, based on previous experiences designing a Java-based high volume messaging framework. AP4R, Asynchronous Processing for Ruby, is an implementation of reliable asynchronous message processing, providing message queuing and message dispatching.
LogicBlaze, the first venture funded/created by open source VC Simulalabs has been acquired by IONA, who offers the Artix enterprise ESB as well as Celtix, an open source ESB platform. LogicBlaze offered subscription support and training (as well as the development) behind the ActiveMQ project as well as ServiceMix ESB. InfoQ spoke to IONA and others to get the full details.
The maintainer of ActiveMessaging for Ruby on Rails gives a comprehensive and informative introduction to his open-source framework, which enables enterprise messaging technologies to be easily integrated with Ruby on Rails applications, and is getting support from noted industry leaders such as James Strachan and Jon Tirsen.
BEA, Sonic, IBM and TIBCO have proposed a standardized SOAP-to-JMS binding, ending a long period of proprietary and incompatible approaches.
In this presentation, recorded at Javapolis, integration expert Guy Crets introduces security and messaging standards from the Web services world and discusses how the WS-Security and WS-Reliable Messaging specifications can be used in real world integration and B2B scenarios.
TIBCO Enterprise Messaging Service offers cross-platform messaging for Java and .NET developers.
The Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) has been announced today by JP Morgan Chase, RedHat, Twist, Cisco, Iona, and others. AMQP is an open specification for queue-based messaging that is technology agnostic and completely interoperable; it aims commoditize the messaging middleware industry and provide true interoperability across technology stacks in any language or operating system.