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  • Software Engineering Meets Services and Cloud Computing

    by Stephen S. Yau Ho G. An on  Jan 04, 2012 1

    In this IEEE article, authors Stephen Yau and Ho An talk about application development using service-oriented architecture and cloud computing technologies. They also discuss application development challenges like security in a multi-tenant environment, quality-of-service monitoring, and mobile computing.

  • Virtual Panel: SOA and Cloud Computing

    by Boris Lublinsky on  Sep 22, 2011 1

    SOA and Cloud computing experts discuss relationships between SOA and Cloud computing, principles and technologies they can/should share, the applications that can best leverage combining SOA and Cloud computing and the things that are the most important for Cloud computing success.

  • Service-Oriented Architecture Maturity

    by Richard Welke Rudy Hirschheim Andrew Schwarz on  Jun 02, 2011

    In this IEEE article, Richard Welke, Rudy Hirschheim and Andrew Schwarz discuss a SOA maturity model that can be used to achieve organizational objectives, by accounting for the different motivations for SOA adoption by stakeholders like IT administrators, business managers, and enterprise leaders.

Architectural Decisions as Reusable Design Assets

Posted by Olaf Zimmermann on  Mar 25, 2011

In this IEEE article, author Olaf Zimmermann discusses Service-Oriented Architecture Decision Modeling (SOAD) framework that helps to capture the recurring architectural decisions in related projects.

Book Excerpt and Interview: Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise: A Step-by-Step Guide

Posted by Dilip Krishnan on  Feb 25, 2010

A new book by David Linthicum, Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise: A Step-by-Step Guide, describes how to use service orientation to get the enterprise ready for cloud computing. 1

Agile and SOA, Hand in Glove?

Posted by Mary Beijleveld on  Feb 02, 2010

We examine the compatibility between SOA and Agile development.

"SOA Governance" Revitalized

Posted by Miko Matsumura on  Dec 01, 2009

Miko Matsumura discusses why people are pursuing SOA, whether SOA is dead, what SOA Governance is, the relationship to SOA itself, how it differs from management, and how SOA differs from integration. 12

A Decade of SOA: Where are we, Where are we Going?

Posted by Jean-Jacques Dubray on  Oct 26, 2009

SOA is 10 years old. InfoQ has gathered Jeff Andres, Eric Ballou, Dave Hollander and William El Kaim, all experienced Enterprise Architects, to share their perspectives as part of a virtual panel. 3

Practices from “SOA Principles of Service Design” by Thomas Erl

Posted by Thomas Erl on  Oct 15, 2009

This article contains 3 supporting practices, Service Profiles, Vocabularies, and Organizational Roles, from Thomas Erl' encyclopedia of service design principles “SOA Principles of Service Design”.

Introduction to Data Services

Posted by Vijay Narayanan on  May 19, 2009

This article provides an introduction to several aspects of data services: definition of need, rationale and benefits, scope, development, and consumption patterns. 5

The Economics of Service Orientation

Posted by Enrique Castro-Leon Jackson He Mark Chang Parviz Peiravi on  May 16, 2009

This article explores the structural economic changes brought up by service orientation and how the concept of services and the reuse of services promise long lasting relief from the cost treadmill.

Roles in SOA Governance

Posted by Stefan Tilkov on  Jul 18, 2007

In this article, InfoQ SOA editor and innoQ principal consultant Stefan Tilkov introduces roles for successful SOA Governance that can be used as a starting point for a company-specific organization.