In this IEEE article, Richard Welke, Rudy Hirschheim and Andrew Schwarz discuss a SOA maturity model that can be used to achieve organizational objectives, by accounting for the different motivations for SOA adoption by stakeholders like IT administrators, business managers, and enterprise leaders.
To better understand what makes SOA special, its current state and its relationships with other architectures and technologies, InfoQ conducted a virtual panel on SOA asking a group of experts to share their opinion on the topic and make some predictions about SOA future.
Converged Mobile Solutions differ significantly from their Web and Desktop counterparts: they often rely on a sophisticated compared to their scope, while the User Experience and Device Capabilities are paramount to their success. We review the Mobile Technologies, Development Tools and Processes and detail how a DSL can simplify the delivery of Rich Cross Platforms Mobile Solutions.
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
The main takeway points and lessons learned from QCon London 2011 as seen by the many attendees who blogged or tweeted about QCon. Experience QCon through the opinions of the attendees!
In this IEEE article, author Olaf Zimmermann discusses Service-Oriented Architecture Decision Modeling (SOAD) framework that helps to capture the recurring architectural decisions in related projects.
This article lists the top five challenges that an Agile organization should expect to face when deciding to adopt a software platform strategy. 4
A new "100 SOA Questions Asked and Answered " book by Kerrie Holley and Ali Arsanjani covers a lot of topics around SOA design and implementation. InfoQ spoke with authors about their book.
A new marshaling framework - Apache Avro provides a lot of interesting new features. In his new article, Boris Lublinsky takes it for a test drive and provides some suggestions on its proper usage 4
Bruce Laidlaw and Michael Poulin - each with more than 30 years of experience compared notes on the past and present of IT and provide insights on what the software industry needs, to make progress. 20
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
The main takeway points and lessons learned from QCon San Francisco 2010 as seen by the many attendees who blogged about QCon. Experience QCon through the opinions of the attendees!