The Need for SOA Governance

Currently in London and revisiting some of my favorite sights. When I start approaching the Houses of Parliament I start to ponder the need for governance in our day to day life but also in my professional life. I see time and time again companies getting frustrated with SOA. These companies initially built a pilot project…

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How is SOI Different From Traditional Integration

I would like to quickly highlight the differences from more traditional integration approaches such as point to point (p2p), Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) and batch integration.

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Review of SOA: Design Patterns Book

Recently I went on a 4 week hiking trip to Peru and Bolivia so I needed to read a book that would allow me to delve in and out at short notice. What better than a patterns book. So I took with me SOA Design Patterns.

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SOA Reference Architecture

In an earlier blog I highlighted some of the concepts around service orientation. In this blog I want to cover some aspects of a SOA reference architecture. The concepts of Service-Oriented Architecture have been around for some time now; however, there was little focus on standards. Standards-based infrastructure technology enables SOA and make it realistic…

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