In this presentation, WSO2 co-founder Paul Fremantle talks about the experience of creating an open source SOA registry solution for WS-* web services using RESTful HTTP and Atom/AtomPub and talks about the challenges that were faced. In addition, the talk addresses the use of a pure REST solution by a team with a strong focus on WS-* solutions.
In this presentation, recorded at QCon London, Stefan Tilkov introduces the key principles of REST, explaining the differences to other distributed systems architectures and highlighting its benefits. Topics covered include mapping business logic to resource interactions, hypermedia, and documentation.
Biztalk Services introduces the concept of an Internet Service Bus. Simon Thurman demonstrates a set of foundational capabilities that can be considered as part of a ubiquitous fabric for distributed applications to rely on and which helps to enable a completely new breed of applications that were no possible until today.
In this presentation, recorded at QCon London 2008, Mark Little explains the history of SOAP/WSDL/WS-*-based web services and RESTful HTTP and shows that both approaches have their roles to play in any good architects toolkit. He elaborates on where possible convergence could, or should, occur within the industry.
In this presentation, recorded at QCon London 2008, ThoughtWorks' Chief Scientist Martin Fowler and Global Head of Architecture Jim Webber share their views of the typical corporate ESB, which in their view has grown too fat for its own good. Martin and Jim suggest the Web's architecture as a possible and more light-weight alternative, in line with their preference for agile approaches.
Communication is everywhere. The Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) can be used to design and develop service-oriented distributed solutions. This presentation shows the basics of WCF and how to solve common problems in distributed systems. Christian Weyer provides a practical approach to realizing distributed solutions with WCF - beyond the hype and 'Hello World'.
In this presentation, which was recorded at JAOO, Software AG's Ivo Totev introduces his views on SOA and SOA Governance. Topics covered include how SOA governance can be defined, why governance is needed, and what areas it can be decomposed into. Totev also describes a SOA registry/repository solution, which in Totev's opinion is something that should be introduced in the earliest stages.
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.