Kai Wähner explains the differences between an integration framework, an ESB and an integration suite, following with advice for selecting the right one from existing commercial and open source solutions.
WSO2 recently released Stratos an Open Source Cloud Computing Platform for Enterprise Application Development. WSO2 Stratos is built on top of and extends WSO2 Carbon an OSGi-compliant middleware. InfoQ interviewed Paul Fremantle CTO of WSO2 to talk about the product offering and provide insights into the roadmap and development of Stratos.
After 8+ years of intense research, the promises of BPM have not materialized: we are still far from having the ability to use the business process models designed by business analysts to create complete executable solutions. Some argue that we need to re-engineer BPM standards. In this paper we explore a new architecture blueprint for BPMSs that offers a cleaner alignment between SOA and BPM.
InfoQ had a chance to talk to WS-* expert and WSO2 CEO Sanjiva Weerawarana about Web services standards, Microsoft's role, and the ongoing REST vs. SOAP/WS-* debate. 39
OASIS WS-RX TC co-chair Paul Fremantle provides an introduction to Web Services Reliable Messaging 1.1, recently released for public review, and talks about how it might be used in real systems. 10