• Culture & Methods Follow 440 Followers

    Does IT Industry Need Better Namings?

    by Ionut Balosin Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 24, 2017 1

    The IT industry borrows terms from other domains, which is a fairly good approach. But we distort their meanings or use terms in inconsistent ways, within IT and also in comparison to other disciplines. This article shares some of these leaky terminologies with examples, explains why this matters and suggests how to deal with inconsistencies and improve the situation.

  • Architecture & Design Follow 1488 Followers

    Harnessing the Power of Architectural Design Principles

    by Eoin Woods Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 31, 2016

    Architecture principles epitomize architecture's function: to clearly define the necessary constraints on a system's design without prescriptively defining all the design details. A good set of principles can provide context and justification for design decisions and can foster team collaboration and communication.

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    Simple TOSCA Orchestration for Docker

    by Nati Shalom Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 14, 2015 1

    TOSCA (Topology Orchestration Specification for Cloud Applications), governed by the OASIS organization, is a platform for defining a standard container orchestration specification that is portable across various cloud environments and container providers.


.NET Static Analysis and Parasoft dotTEST

Posted by Arthur Hicken Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 06, 2011

Static analysis has a broad set of capabilities to offer the .NET world. Nevertheless, some defects cannot be detected by this analysis technique. The flow analysis feature of dotTEST does that. 1


The Problem with Cloud-Computing Standardization

Posted by Sixto Ortiz Jr Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 02, 2011

In this IEEE article, author Sixto Ortiz Jr. discusses the issues and challenges in cloud computing standardization. He also compares the cloud-computing standards proposed by various organizations. 2


Book Excerpt and Interview: Deploying HTML5

Posted by Abel Avram Follow 5 Followers on  May 06, 2010

Deploying HTML5 is a book written by Aditya Yadav, explaining the HTML5 standard components, showing how they are implemented across major browsers and providing code samples for using them. 1


SCA Interview

Posted by Mark Little Follow 10 Followers on  Oct 03, 2007

InfoQ caught up with several of the developers and users of SCA at the first OpenCSA Plenary. Here's what they had to say concerning SCA and its adoption.


Interview with Sanjiva Weerawarana: Debunking REST/WS-* Myths

Posted by Stefan Tilkov Follow 2 Followers on  Feb 16, 2007

InfoQ had a chance to talk to WS-* expert and WSO2 CEO Sanjiva Weerawarana about Web services standards, Microsoft's role, and the ongoing REST vs. SOAP/WS-* debate. 39


Eric Newcomer on WS Transaction Standards

Posted by Stefan Tilkov Follow 2 Followers on  Sep 27, 2006

IONA CTO Eric Newcomer talked to InfoQ about the progress on WS-Coordination, WS-AtomicTransaction and WS-BusinessActivity, as well as standardization and the role of the big players in general.


From Java to Ruby: Risk

Posted by Bruce Tate Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 31, 2006

Bruce Tate examines the changing risk profiles for Java and Ruby from a managers perspective, examining Java's initial adoption and also common risk myths about Rails. 37

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