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service-oriented architecture


Microsoft missing the boat on SOA (service oriented architecture)

Microsoft needs to decide what it wants to be when it grows up.

By June 24, 2008


My overview of SOA (service oriented architecture) governance

To date, the biggest obstacle to SOA governance adoption has been lack of understanding of what governance is and why it matters.

By March 20, 2008


Gartner: Blended enterprise architecture on the way

Analyst firm identifies four basic approaches to enterprise architecture: traditional, federated, middle out, and managed diversity. Will this be the path forward for CIOs?

By April 26, 2010


'Compute efficiency' and cloud computing

Cloud computing is all about reducing costs and increasing efficiency, right? A 19th century economist might disagree--and "compute efficiency" may someday be as important to achieve as energy efficiency.

By January 24, 2011


IBM proclaims middleware dominance

IBM leads the middleware software market and is taking customers away from Oracle thanks to changes in pricing strategy.

By April 12, 2010


'Cloud' means something important

Discussions of cloud computing often break down to complaints the term "doesn't mean anything," or to a bits-and-bytes acronym soup. But the fact is getting to flexible, variable, elastic IT is a big deal.

By April 2, 2010


The future of in-car computing technology

At the South by Southwest Interactive festival, a Ford systems engineer opines on what consumers may be able to expect in terms of hardware/software platforms in their cars five years from now.

By March 18, 2010


IT spending to recover this year, Forrester says

After falling nearly 9 percent last year, global IT spending is set to rise more than 8 percent in 2010 to the tune of $1.6 trillion, predicts Forrester Research.

By January 12, 2010


IBM closes lackluster M&A year with buying spree

The total value for tech merger and acquisition activity reaches $142 billion in 2009; in contrast, the second quarter of 2008 alone saw $173 billion in tech M&A deals.

By December 16, 2009


Web-oriented architecture and the rise of pragmatic SOA

WOA is the latest term to confuse developers. However REST and SOA can be best friends.

By September 3, 2008