In this IEEE article, authors Stephen Yau and Ho An talk about application development using service-oriented architecture and cloud computing technologies. They also discuss application development challenges like security in a multi-tenant environment, quality-of-service monitoring, and mobile computing.
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.
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.
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.
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
We examine the compatibility between SOA and Agile development.
Miko Matsumura discusses why people are pursuing SOA, whether SOA is dead, what SOA Governance is, the relationship to SOA itself, how it differs from management, and how SOA differs from integration. 12
SOA is 10 years old. InfoQ has gathered Jeff Andres, Eric Ballou, Dave Hollander and William El Kaim, all experienced Enterprise Architects, to share their perspectives as part of a virtual panel. 3
This article contains 3 supporting practices, Service Profiles, Vocabularies, and Organizational Roles, from Thomas Erl' encyclopedia of service design principles “SOA Principles of Service Design”.
This article provides an introduction to several aspects of data services: definition of need, rationale and benefits, scope, development, and consumption patterns. 5
This article explores the structural economic changes brought up by service orientation and how the concept of services and the reuse of services promise long lasting relief from the cost treadmill.
In this article, InfoQ SOA editor and innoQ principal consultant Stefan Tilkov introduces roles for successful SOA Governance that can be used as a starting point for a company-specific organization.