BPMN in Eclipse SOA Tools Platform

by Stefan Tilkov on  Nov 29, 2006

Intalio has donated a modeling tool that supports the business process management notation (BPMN) to the Eclipse foundation's SOA Tools Platform (STP) project.

Active BPEL 3.0 M2 Released

by Miko Matsumura on  Oct 16, 2006

ActiveBPEL 3.0 Milestone 2 (M2) has been released. M2 provides full support for the WS-BPEL 2.0 specification as well as continued support for the BPEL4WS 1.1 specification. Active Endpoints has also released a Beta version of the ActiveBPEL Designer.

SOA and Business Process

by Miko Matsumura on  Oct 05, 2006

As SOA Adoption matures, increasingly organizations are thinking about business process and the style of composite application development that involves a process that coordinates business services. Enterprise Systems Journal has posted an article on this topic.

Debate: The Future of WS-BPEL

by Stefan Tilkov on  Sep 28, 2006 5

With the recently released public review draft of the WS-BPEL 2.0 specification, an interesting debate has started about the relative merits of BPEL in general and issues surrounding portability, interoperability, and compatibility.

JBoss Releases JBPM Orchestration Beta

by Miko Matsumura on  Sep 18, 2006

The JBoss jBPM team has announced the release of jBPM BPEL 1.1.Beta2 , a web services orchestration offering. It is the last beta version before the GA release in October.

WS-BPEL 2.0 Approaching Public Review

by Miko Matsumura on  Aug 14, 2006 1

The Web Services Business Process Execution Language Version 2.0 Specification is approaching the public review stage. This is an OASIS specification and governs process execution in SOA.