Eric Evans, the author of Domain Driven Design, interviews Greg Young about the architecture implemented for a system processing tens of thousands of transactions per second. It's not just the sheer number of transactions that is challenging, but the time constraints imposed are those specific to real-time systems. Greg reveals some of the architecture elements of the system's design.
In this interview, recorded at QCon London, Anne Thomas Manes, research director at Burton Group, talks to Stefan Tilkov about the state of SOA, explains different ways of getting funding for SOA initiatives, the value of SOA governance and governance tools. Another topic covered is the applicability of REST to SOA, the need for a RESTful description language, and REST support in SOAP toolkits.