Diary of a Fence Sitting SOA Geek
Oct 13, 2008
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.
Making Sense of all these Crazy Web Service Standards
Michele Leroux Bustamante
May 16, 2007
Michele Leroux Bustamante explains the most relevant WS-* standards used today in terms of their actual implementation among WS platforms (with a focus on Java and .NET), their level of adoption and readiness. If you are new to web services or to the WS* protocols, or you are having difficulty keeping up with the pace of change in this area, this article should help.
Eric Newcomer on WS Transaction Standards
Sep 27, 2006
In a recent blog post, IONA CTO Eric Newcomer wrote about the OASIS Transaction TC's progress in standardizing the Web services WS-Coordination, WS-AtomicTransaction and WS-BusinessActivity specifications. Eric talked to InfoQ about this particular set of specifications, as well as the standardization process and the role of the big players in general.
Mark Little on Transactions, Web Services and REST
Jun 24, 2008
In this interview, recorded at QCon London 2008, Red Hat Director of Standards and Technical Development Manager for the SOA platform Mark Little talks about extended transaction models, the history of transaction standardization, their role for web services and loosely coupled systems, and the possibility of an end to the Web services vs. REST debate.
Sanjiva Weerawarana on Open Source SOA Middleware
Jan 30, 2008
In this interview, Stefan Tilkov talks to Sanjiva Weerawarana about web services and REST, about core standards that are essential for web services standards, open source SOA tooling, scripting languages and web services, and the strategy of WSO2 in providing open source middleware.
Presentation: Mark Little's "Diary of a Fence Sitting SOA Geek" by Stefan Tilkov Posted on Oct 14, 2008 1
Interview: Mark Little on Transactions, Web Services, and REST by Stefan Tilkov Posted on Jun 24, 2008 17
Interview: Sanjiva Weerawarana on Web Services, REST and Open Source SOA Tools by Stefan Tilkov Posted on Jan 30, 2008 1
Should developers write their own transaction coordination logic? by Jean-Jacques Dubray Posted on Jan 15, 2008 3
Are Cross-Service Transactions A Violation of the Autonomous Tenet of Service Orientation? by Jean-Jacques Dubray Posted on Jul 19, 2007 5
Interview: IONA CTO Eric Newcomer on WS Transaction Standards by Stefan Tilkov Posted on Sep 27, 2006