Presentation: Mark Little's "Diary of a Fence Sitting SOA Geek" by Stefan Tilkov Posted on Oct 14, 2008 1
Interview: Mark Little on Transactions, Web Services, and REST by Stefan Tilkov Posted on Jun 24, 2008 17
Interview: Sanjiva Weerawarana on Web Services, REST and Open Source SOA Tools by Stefan Tilkov Posted on Jan 30, 2008 1
Are Cross-Service Transactions A Violation of the Autonomous Tenet of Service Orientation? by Jean-Jacques Dubray Posted on Jul 19, 2007 5
Sun demonstrates WS-AT interoperability with Microsoft by Mark Little Posted on Apr 26, 2007 1
Interview: IONA CTO Eric Newcomer on WS Transaction Standards by Stefan Tilkov Posted on Sep 27, 2006
Diary of a Fence Sitting SOA Geek
Oct 13, 2008
In this presentation, recorded at QCon London 2008, Mark Little explains the history of SOAP/WSDL/WS-*-based web services and RESTful HTTP and shows that both approaches have their roles to play in any good architects toolkit. He elaborates on where possible convergence could, or should, occur within the industry.
Mark Little on Transactions, Web Services and REST
Jun 24, 2008
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.
Sanjiva Weerawarana on Open Source SOA Middleware
Jan 30, 2008
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.
Interview: Dino Chiesa on Microsoft's SOA strategy by Jean-Jacques Dubray Posted on Sep 04, 2007
Making Sense of all these Crazy Web Service Standards by Michele Leroux Bustamante Posted on May 16, 2007 7
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