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    Book Review: Applied SOA

    by Jean-Jacques Dubray Follow 3 Followers on  Aug 04, 2008 3

    Applied SOA is a new book on Service Oriented Architecture written by 4 leading SOA practitioners that aims at making you successful with your SOA implementation. In particular, this book is going to help you tie your SOA initiative with your Enterprise Architecture, IT Governance, Core Data and BPM initiatives.

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    Choosing between Routing and Orchestration in an ESB

    by Adrien Louis Follow 0 Followers , Marc Dutoo Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 02, 2008

    In this article, Adrien Louis and Marc Dutoo discuss the differences and relative merits of using orchestration vs. routing in a typical ESB setup. They discuss various approaches to connecting services, from low level ones like customized routing, to high-level ones using business oriented approaches like workflow and orchestration, and conclude that there is no one-size-fits-all solution.

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    ESB Topology Alternatives

    by Adrien LOUIS  Followers on  May 23, 2008 6

    In this article, Adrien Louis discusses the pros and cons of two topology alternatives for ESB-based SOAs: A single ESB for the company vs. a system of "departmental" ESBs that are connected to each other. Adrien describes how the alternatives affect issues such as administration, business monitoring, governance, reliability, and orchestration.


Spectacular Scalability with Smart Service Contracts

Posted by Udi Dahan Follow 1 Followers on  Apr 10, 2008

Udi Dahan's team averts a second failure using service contracts to address multiple dimensions of scalability. 2


Interview: Jim Marino and Meeraj Kunnumpurath on SCA and Fabric3

Posted by Jean-Jacques Dubray Follow 3 Followers on  Apr 07, 2008

BEA has released a preview of SCA support in WebLogic 10.3 based on Fabric3. We spoke with Jim Marino (BEA) and Meeraj(VocaLink) about SOA, approaches to adopt SCA and key benefits.


Interview: Dino Chiesa on Microsoft's SOA strategy

Posted by Jean-Jacques Dubray Follow 3 Followers on  Sep 04, 2007

InfoQ talked to Dino Chiesa, Director of Marketing for .Net in the Connected Systems Division to better understand Microsoft's SOA strategy and how customers were using WCF.


Interview: Ricco Deutscher on "SOPERA"

Posted by Stefan Tilkov Follow 2 Followers on  May 15, 2007

Deutsche Post World Net, one of the world's largest logistics companies has announced plans to contribute its SOA platform to the Eclipse Foundation. InfoQ had a chance to talk to those responsible.

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ESB Alternative - Article removed at the author's request

Posted by InfoQ Team Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 08, 2006

This article was removed from InfoQ at the author's request. 19

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Using SEDA to Ensure Service Availability

Posted by Rune Schumann Follow 0 Followers , Rune Peter Bjornstad Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 11, 2006

A new strategy for incorporating event driven architecture for scalability and availability of services in the context of SOA. Actual implementation is described in the context of Mule. 5


ESB Roundup Part two: ESB Use Cases

Posted by Miko Matsumura Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 12, 2006

This is the second part of InfoQ's ESB series, an exploration of the Enterprise Service Bus. The focus is use cases for ESB --referencing analysts, survey research and community feedback. 27


ESB Roundup Part One: Defining the ESB

Posted by Miko Matsumura Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 05, 2006

A healthy debate has arisen in the SOA community around the Enterprise Service Bus. What is the best definition of an ESB? When should an ESB be deployed? What is its role in SOA? 32


Secure and Reliable Web Services

Posted by Guy Crets Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 03, 2006

With the emergence of WS-Security and WS-ReliableMessaging as standards, web services reach a new level of capability. Find out more about these standards and their impact on SOA. 2

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