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.
One of the principal problems with normal WCF development is code reuse. No matter how well you design your classes on the server, once the proxy generator has touched them you get nothing but simple DTOs. This article shows how to bypass the proxy generator so that your client and server can share code.
Publish Subscribe is an important component of many real life implementations. In this article Boris Lublinsky shows how to combene several of-the-shelf AWS components to build simple, yet flexible and powerful PubSub Service
Database Message Exchange Service stores messages in database for a Windows service to deliver to external services and vice versa. A message can be anything – an order, some task, a payload, etc. 7
In this article, InfoQ spoke with Bruce Snyder, co-author of ActiveMQ in Action book, about motivation for writing the book, transaction management and security aspects in ActiveMQ container. 1
This article looks at the problems AMQP is aiming to address, exploring some of the debate and controversy that the draft specification has generated, and looks at SpringSource's AMQP products. 6
Heshan Suriyaarachchi explores how Apache Axis2 can be extended to support JVM based scripting languages allowing them to be used to both expose web services and write web service clients. 1
Are transport-level reliability mechanisms like WS-ReliableMessaging really needed? Marc de Graauw asserts that business-specific logic for in-order and exactly-once processing do the job much better. 32
SOAP and REST both work, and both have pros and cons around interfacing to web services. But, it is up to the web developer to make the decision of which approach may be best for each particular case. 24
William El Kaim, Lead Architect at Carlson Wagonlit, details all the choices he and his colleagues have made while building their organization's Service Oriented Architecture. 8
Brian Sletten discusses REST architecture, SOAP and WS-*, Semantic Web, URLs as IDs, URIs and URNs, freedom of form, logically-connected late-binding systems, HATEOAS, and the impact of Semantic Web. 19
SOA is 10 years old. InfoQ has gathered Jeff Andres, Eric Ballou, Dave Hollander and William El Kaim, all experienced Enterprise Architects, to share their perspectives as part of a virtual panel. 3