Security concerns are the number one barrier to cloud services adoption. How do we evaluate a vendor's solution? What is an optimal security architecture? What are consumer versus provider responsibilities? What are industry standard patterns in this regard? This article answers some of these questions based on first hand experience dealing with large scale cloud adoption.
With the recent NoSQL movement there are several alternative data storage solutions available compared to the traditional relational databases. In this article, author Srinath Perera discusses the various data storage options and what to consider when choosing each of these solutions.
Applying the Agile methodology to school operation could catalyze dramatic change by bringing a proven systematic solution to one of the most challenging social issues of our age. 19
Mark Seemann, author of Dependency Injection in .NET, talks to us about the differences between DI and Service Locators and the importance of having a Composite Root. 9
AgileJapan held it's third incarnation this year in Tokyo. Linda Rising was the keynote speaker and her words of encouragement for Japan echoed those felt by the rest of the world. 1
James Madison shows how architects can bring agile and architecture practices together to pragmatically balance business and architectural priorities while delivering both with agility. 3
InfoQ spoke with Lee and Celso about the Patterns-Based Engineering: Successfully Delivering Solutions via Patterns book, discussing patterns for working with patterns, MDD and the promise of reuse.
In their new book on Domain-Specific Languages Martin Fowler and Rebecca Parsons address the concept and practice of DSLs. 4
Michael Poulin explores the different contexts in which SOA patterns are applied; how the products from different vendors influence patterns and its effect on the responsibilities of business and IT. 14
Book Excerpt and Interview: Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise: A Step-by-Step Guide
A new book by David Linthicum, Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise: A Step-by-Step Guide, describes how to use service orientation to get the enterprise ready for cloud computing. 1
SpringSource's Rossen Stoyanchev introduces the Spring MVC REST features available in Spring 3 in the context of JAX-RS. 28