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  • Ian Robinson and Jim Webber on Web-based Integration

    In this interview, recorded at QCon London 2009, Ian Robinson and Jim Webber talk to Stefan Tilkov about the Web as a platform for integration, the usefulness of various degrees of RESTful HTTP and the benefits of REST in theory and practice.

    Ian Robinson and Jim Webber on Web-based Integration
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    40:57
  • Tim Bray on the Future of the Web

    Tim Bray talks about why he is not convinced with the buzz surrounding Rich Internet Applications and shares his ideas on Cloud Computing. He also expresses his opinion regarding the debate REST vs. WS-* and the future directions web technologies will be taking.

    Tim Bray on the Future of the Web
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    31:44
  • Ian Robinson discusses REST, WS-* and Implementing an SOA

    In this interview from QCon San Francisco 2008, Ian Robinson discusses REST vs. WS-*, REST contracts, WADL, how to approach company-wide SOA initiatives, how an SOA changes a company, SOA and Agile, tool support for REST, reuse and foreseeing client needs, versioning and the future of REST-based services in enterprise SOA development.

    Ian Robinson discusses REST, WS-* and Implementing an SOA
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    39:58
  • Jeff Barr Discusses Amazon Web Services

    In this interview from QCon London 2008, Amazon Web Services (AWS) Evangelist Jeff Barr discusses SimpleDB, S3, EC2, SQS, cloud computing, how the different Amazon services interact within an application, the origins of AWS, SimpleDB and Microsoft SQL Server Data Services, globalization of the AWS cloud, the March AWS outage, SimpleDB Stored Procedures and converting between AMIs and VMWare.

    Jeff Barr Discusses Amazon Web Services
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    13:46
  • Gregor Hohpe on Conversation Patterns

    In this interview, recorded at QCon London, Google architect Gregor Hohpe talks to Stefan Tilkov about his new work on conversation patterns. Building upon his earlier work on enterprise integration patterns, Gregor sees conversation patterns as playing a critical role in real-world interactions, with analogies in the natural world.

    Gregor Hohpe on Conversation Patterns
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    41:32
  • Mark Little on Transactions, Web Services and REST

    In this interview, recorded at QCon London 2008, Red Hat Director of Standards and Technical Development Manager for the SOA platform Mark Little talks about extended transaction models, the history of transaction standardization, their role for web services and loosely coupled systems, and the possibility of an end to the Web services vs. REST debate.

    Mark Little on Transactions, Web Services and REST
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    31:45
  • Pete Lacey on REST and Web Services

    In this interview, recorded at QCon San Francisco, (then) Burton Group consultant Pete Lacey talks to Stefan Tilkov about the reasons for his disillusionment SOAP and his opinions on how to best achieve loose coupling. Pete also describes the ideas behind REST, and addresses some of its perceived shortcomings. Finally, he discusses cases wher SOAP/WS-* or RESTful HTTP might be more appropriate.

    Pete Lacey on REST and Web Services
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    32:32
  • Dan Diephouse on Atom, AtomPub, REST and Web Services

    In this interview, recorded at QCon SF, Stefan Tilkov talks to noted Web services expert and open source developer Dan Diephouse about the benefits of using the Atom Pub and Atom standards for business applications, pros and cons of using REST, and upcoming features of the Apache CXF web services stack.

    Dan Diephouse on Atom, AtomPub, REST and Web Services
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    20:27
  • CORBA Guru Steve Vinoski on REST, Web Services, and Erlang

    In this interview, recorded at QCon San Francisco 2007, CORBA Guru Steve Vinoski talks to Stefan Tilkov about his appreciation for REST, occasions when he would still use CORBA and the role of description languages for distributed systems. Other topics covered include the benefits of knowing many programming languages, and the usefulness of of Erlang to build distributed systems.

    CORBA Guru Steve Vinoski on REST, Web Services, and Erlang
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    25:37
  • Sanjiva Weerawarana on Open Source SOA Middleware

    In this interview, Stefan Tilkov talks to Sanjiva Weerawarana about web services and REST, about core standards that are essential for web services standards, open source SOA tooling, scripting languages and web services, and the strategy of WSO2 in providing open source middleware.

    Sanjiva Weerawarana on Open Source SOA Middleware
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    28:40
  • Websphere CTO Jerry Cuomo on REST & Project Zero

    IBM Fellow and WebSphere CTO Jerry Cuomo talks about REST and Project Zero, IBM's new Groovy & PHP based RESTful app mashup / scripting / dev tool.

    Websphere CTO Jerry Cuomo on REST & Project Zero
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    32:48
  • Paul Fremantle on the State of WS-*

    In this interview, Paul Fremantle, WSO2 co-founder co-chair of the OASIS committee that standardized WS-Reliable Messaging, talks to Stefan Tilkov about the state and relative importance of web services standards, the role of open source software for SOA, his views on the eternal REST debate, and WSO2's business model.

    Paul Fremantle on the State of WS-*
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    33:36
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