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    Two Mistakes You Need to Avoid When Integrating Services

    by Pamod Sylvester Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 07, 2016 3

    With SOA, businesses moved from monolithic applications to heterogeneous designs by decomposing functionality into services. However, architects must be careful when integrating services. Often enterprises assume adopting patterns like ESB can help. Unfortunately, there are hidden challenges with these patterns. The danger is they go unnoticed during development but surface when a system is live.

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    Why SOA Should Be Viewed As “Dependency-Oriented Thinking”

    by Ganesh Prasad Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 16, 2014 1

    Ganesh Prasad proposes minimizing service dependencies in a SOA implementation rather than avoiding point-to-point connections in order to obtain a more flexible system that can evolve over time.

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    Minding the API Hierarchy of Needs with RAML and APIkit

    by Reza Shafii Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 15, 2014

    Reza Shafii explains how to satisfy two fundamental needs of API design and implementation, as defined by the API hierarchy of needs, with RAML, API Designer and APIkit.


Zato - Python-based ESB and Backend Application Server

Posted by Dariusz Suchojad Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 06, 2013

Zato is an open-source ESB and application server written in Python. It is designed to integrate systems in SOA and to build backend applications (i.e. API only). 2


Choosing the Right ESB for Your Integration Needs

Posted by Kai Wähner Follow 1 Followers on  Apr 02, 2013

Kai Wähner explains the differences between an integration framework, an ESB and a suite, following with advice for selecting the right one from existing commercial and open source solutions. 21


Interview and Book Review: Spring Integration in Action

Posted by Srini Penchikala Follow 41 Followers on  Nov 14, 2012

Spring Integration in Action book covers Spring Integration framework which provides an implementation of Enterprise Integration Patterns. InfoQ spoke with authors about the book and the framework.


Mule ESB 3.3 Release and CloudHub

Posted by Srini Penchikala Follow 41 Followers on  Aug 15, 2012

MuleSoft, the company behind Mule ESB, recently released version 3.3 of the product. InfoQ spoke with Ross Mason and Daniel Feist about the new release and product roadmap. 3


Interview With Ross Mason On The Release Of Mule 3

Posted by Dilip Krishnan Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 16, 2010

Mulesoft recently released Mule 3, their next generation ESB platform. InfoQ caught up with Ross Mason to learn more about the product release and learn about the new features in the product offering.


Error Handling Considerations in SOA Analysis & Design

Posted by Hari Poolla Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 13, 2010

The paper looks at various error handling considerations associated with design of re-usable services and provides best practices to account for error handling in an SOA implementation. 2


Patterns In The Context of SOA Business Services

Posted by Michael Poulin Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 02, 2010

Michael Poulin explores the different contexts in which SOA patterns are applied; how the products from different vendors influence patterns and its effect on the responsibilities of business and IT. 14


mySOA: Agile, Governed and Sustainable

Posted by William El Kaim Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 18, 2010

William El Kaim, Lead Architect at Carlson Wagonlit, details all the choices he and his colleagues have made while building their organization's Service Oriented Architecture. 8


Open Cloud Will Make Business SHINE

Posted by William El Kaim Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 02, 2009

William El Kaim describes an Open Cloud Model driven by an independent user community to define it further. He also defines the SHINE principles for transforming IT into BT (Business Technology). 3