WSO2 has announced App Factory, a PaaS-enabled DevOps platform for the enterprise providing a set of integrating tools for creating, managing and governing applications along with the necessary runtimes to run those applications in the cloud.
Apache Stratos has entered incubation with contributors from Cisco, NASA, Citrix and Engine Yard, among others. WSO2 still keeps their open source middleware under their control.
WSO2 has announced today Stratos 2.0, introducing a number of new features, the most important being: support for deploying runtimes written in any language through the use of cartridges, and the possibility to run their PaaS on multiple infrastructures via JClouds.
The latest WSO2 API Manager adds native multi-tenancy, automatic generation of API documentation, and SAML-based SSO, running both on servers or in the cloud.
WSO2 Developer Studio 3.0 and 3.1 improve ESB and Registry Resource Editor tools, has better performance, uses Eclipse Juno SR2, and supports JAX-RS REST code generation.
WSO2 has added a new Ghost Deployer, a Cassandra-based Column Store Service, an Apache Subversion-based Deployment and an enhanced Load Balancer to both Carbon and Stratos. This functionality is also available on StratosLive.
A new WSO2 white paper entitled “Practical SOA for the Solution Architect" describes a practical approach to designing and implementing a SOA system while realizing the full SOA benefits.
WSO2 announced last week the launch of Stratos 1.5, a Cloud Middleware Platform, and the StratosLive PaaS. Together, they enable the development and deployment of SOA and composite applications in the Cloud. StratosLive PaaS is a new hosted service powered by WSO2 Stratos and includes an application server, an ESB, and identity server, a governance registry, a business process engine...
Open Source Software vendor, WSO2, released last month a comprehensive Eclipse-based development environment for its middleware platform. The tool simplifies the development, test and deployment of services, mediation flows and google gadgets.
Software Manufacturing: Custom Application Stacks for Virtualized Infrastructure and Cloud Computing
CohesiveFT just released a white paper detailing a new trend in the industry, Software Manufacturing, fueled by Open Source Software and Cloud Computing. They explain why they feel this trend will disrupt traditional, single-sourced, middleware stacks. Could Software Manufacturing be the trigger of a second wave of success for Open Source Software?
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.
In a new InfoQ interview, Paul Fremantle, WSO2 co-founder co-chair of the OASIS committee that standardized WS-Reliable Messaging, talks to InfoQ about the state and relative importance of web services standards, the role of open source software for SOA, his views on the eternal REST debate, and WSO2's business model.
Data Services are increasingly generating interest in Service Oriented Architectures. David Webber wrote an article detailing some of the difficulties to define contracts for AWS and some of the solutions using the Content Assembly Mechanism (CAM).
WSO2 has recently published a second set of performance metrics for their ESB. It shows that WSO2 ESB outperforms Mule and Apache ServiceMix.
InfoQ had a chance to talk to WS-* expert and WSO2 CEO Sanjiva Weerawarana, one of the fathers and a firm advocate of the WS-* architectural vision, we questioned him on the WS-* platform and his views on Microsoft's role in standardization. Sanjiva also took the opportunity to address "WS-* and REST myths".