The number of REST APIs has grown dramatically over the last 5 years. However, most developers are still struggling to find an agreed upon definition of a RESTful Architecture leading to a lot of inconsistencies in the way these APIs are implemented. This article details how Mule iON, an Integration Platform as a Service, provides a consistent way to expose APIs and API mashups.
SOA and Cloud computing experts discuss relationships between SOA and Cloud computing, principles and technologies they can/should share, the applications that can best leverage combining SOA and Cloud computing and the things that are the most important for Cloud computing success.
One of the prerequisites for successful SOA implementations is service repository–a place to store and track changes of the existing Services portfolio. In his article Ben Wilcock describes shortcomings of existing commercial and open source implementation and proposes a simple Service Registry implementation. He also outlines how such repository can be leveraged is SOA delivery process.
In this article Boris Lublinsky discusses architectural difference between SOA and REST and asses REST as a mechanism for SOA implementation. 60
In this article authors show how to extend Oozie by introducing custom actions, specific for a given company/line of business. 4
From its inception Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) has been a source of dissension among enterprise, solution and application architects. Now cloud computing is changing the conversation. 2
Complete Oozie example, demonstrating language features and their usage in real world examples 2
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 IEEE article, Richard Welke, Rudy Hirschheim and Andrew Schwarz discuss a SOA maturity model that can be used to achieve organizational objectives.
In this virtual panel SOA experts share their views and opinions on current state SOA and its future. 1
Mobile Solutions are different from their Web and Desktop counterparts. Which Mobile Technologies, Development Tools and Processes should you use to deliver Rich Cross Platforms Mobile Solutions? 5