Martin Thompson and Michael Barker explain how Intel x86_64 processors and their memory model work along with low-level techniques that help creating lock-free software.
Cloud security, according to IDC (2010), is the main worry for companies. Alon Hazy and Jakob Illeborg Pagter look at the threat landscape, and examine secure cloud solutions today and in the future.
Nicolai M. Josuttis discusses various issues encountered when implementing SOA security: heterogeneity and debugging are problematic, ESB plays an important role, and costs involved.
Blake Dournaee presents Intel’s Service Gateway, a security control point meant to secure on-premise and in the cloud .NET/Java-based web services from various security threats.
Harold van Aalst addresses SOA governance at runtime by having a tool capable of discovering when rules or policies are broken in order to be able to act on time to limit the potential damage.
Miko Matsumura teaches SOA Foundations: Definitions, Patterns, and evolution toward SOA. An excerpt from webMethods SOA Master Class.