How to Make Sure an App Works with Android for Work

by Abel Avram Follow 12 Followers on  Feb 26, 2015

Google has announced Android for Work, a program making it possible for users to take their Android devices and use in an enterprise environment.


OpenCredo Announces AMQP Support for Spring Integration

by Josh Long Follow 7 Followers on  Mar 05, 2010 3

OpenCredo Ltd has announced support for talking to Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) based messagng servers from Spring Integration, a lightweight ESB-like messaging framework. The new support brings MOM vendors whose product doesn't support JMS to users of the Spring Integration framework. Some Message Queues, like RabbitMQ, are very scalable and don't support JMS.


Should your architecture focus on SOA or BPM?

by Steven Robbins Follow 0 Followers on  May 15, 2008 9

While SOA was the big name in the buzzword tag cloud, BPM is quickly getting bigger and bigger. As organizations are becoming more aware of the need to tame their processes in order to get the benefits of IT investments, BPM is gaining importance and mindshare inside and outside of IT. Is one more important for your architecture?


The Semantic Web and Ontological Technologies Continue to Expand

by Steven Robbins Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 30, 2008

Ontologies and Ontological management have become more popular as enterprise architecture has gained ground in organizations. As tool support has become available and the semantic and ontological concepts are being understood, more players, like the UMBEL project, the AKSW group, and consultant Dan McCreary have come to the table with contributions.


Security for Services and Mashups

by Steven Robbins Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 17, 2008

Security has become a rising concern in most applications and systems today. Whether you are building small mashups, enterprise applications, or a platform for SOA, there are several issues and approaches that are being discussed. Erica Naone talked about dealing with security in the world of mashups recently while Bob Rhubart and David Garrison from BEA discussed securing the services you deploy.


As-a-Service Approaching Parity with Traditional Offerings

by Steven Robbins Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 13, 2008

"as-a-Service" offerings are approaching parity with the more traditional software models on the market. Recent developments from both new and well established vendors in areas such as SaaS applications, infrastructure, cloud computing, development tools, runtime platforms, and configuration have increased the functionality, and perhaps the acceptance, of "as-a-Service" among more clients.


POJO Messaging Architecture with Terracotta

by Steven Robbins Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 06, 2008 22

Mark Turansky detailed his implementation of a message bus architecture using Terracotta and Java 5. Instead of using an MQ or JMS based deployment, Mark took advantage of the Terracotta architecture to create his POJO message bus. This allowed for a clean, simple, and inexpensive infrastructure solution to his message needs.


Ted Neward's thoughts on Architecture Roles & Responsibilites

by Gavin Terrill Follow 1 Followers on  Sep 24, 2007 5

Ted Neward shares his thoughts on the roles and responsibilities of the Software Architect, discussing what an architect does, how to approach the role, and if architects are still relevant.


InfoQ Interview: John Crupi on Enterprise SOA

by Floyd Marinescu Follow 38 Followers on  Oct 12, 2006

At the time of this recording John Crupi ran Sun's Enterprise Web Services Practice and consulted on SOA at a number of large enterprises. John Crupi is also one of the main authors of the book Core J2EE Patterns. In this interview, John shares his insights on what SOA means to the Enterprise, SOA analysis and design vs. OO, effective service composition, governance, and more.


Structure101 v2: Dependency and Architecture Analysis Tool

by Floyd Marinescu Follow 38 Followers on  Oct 10, 2006 1

When projects get so big that no one person can visualize the whole thing, tools that can visualize the architecture and measure its complexity can help. Headway Software released v2 of Structure101, "an interactive tool that shows you dependency graphs from your code-base as either diagrams (the Directed Graph) or dependency matrices." said Structure101 CTO Chris Chedgey, talking to InfoQ.


InfoQ Article: Enterprise-Ruby Wish List

by Obie Fernandez Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 04, 2006 19

Francis Cianfrocca asks "What do enterprise developers need, that they're not getting from their tools today?" Based on the answers to that question, he examines whether Ruby currently has anything valuable to offer in the form of an Enterprise Ruby wishlist.


InfoQ Book: Enterprise SOA Adoption Strategies

by Floyd Marinescu Follow 38 Followers on  Sep 26, 2006

In the lastest book in the InfoQ series, Capgemini CTO and SOA standards body member Steve Jones argues that for SOA to succeed we must move our thoughts away from the implementation technologies and towards the "what" of the business. Steve explains how to construct an overall business service architecture.


InfoQ Article: From Java to Ruby...

by Obie Fernandez Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 27, 2006 35

The Ruby on Rails revolution has been led by developers. Convincing management takes another kind of persuasion. A manager needs to understand the risks of adopting Ruby, the risks of snubbing mainstream languages like Java--even for one project--and the overall technical landscape of Ruby's capabilities.


Ruby Support in Visual Studio Coming

by Obie Fernandez Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 18, 2006 1

The project known as "Sapphire in Steel" will provide users of Microsoft's Visual Studio 2005 with support for programming using Ruby and Ruby on Rails within their IDE.


Bruce Tate's "From Java to Ruby" Reviewed

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 17, 2006 3

Frequent technical author Bruce Tate's latest title "From Java to Ruby" takes a look at moving to Ruby from the eyes of a Java manager. Greg Sporar, Sun's Chief Netbeans evangelist reviewed the book. Javaworld today also posted a 'Ruby for Java' article.