Gigavox Audio Lite and Amazon’s web services

The Technometria podcast, at ITConversations, has a great episode discussing the architecture of the new Gigavox Audio Lite service. Gigavox Audio Lite is currently in alpha and it is the next generation podcasting platform of Gigavox corporation based on the technology behind ITConversations. Gigavox‘s engineers made the decision to leverage Amazon‘s infrastructural web services in […]

Data in the SOA world

I recently read “Data on the Outside vs. Data on the Inside” by Pat Helland and I have to say that it is one of the best articles I’ve read so far on service orientation. The article discusses data in a service oriented world. It distinguishes data that exists inside the service (private service implementation […]

Introductory Globus tutorial

IBM developerWorks has a very good introductory hands-on tutorial on GRID computing and the Globus toolkit. The title of the tutorial is “Grid-enable an existing Java technology application” and it is written by Nicholas Chase. It is nice to see a tutorial on GRID computing that actually tells you how to implement something…

Contract-First Service Development

Aaron Skonnard has written two very interesting articles (article 1, article 2) on contract-first (web) service development. The articles refer to .Net and the ASMX web services toolkit. WSDL-first (where the developer writes the WSDL first, then generates stubs and implements the code of the service using the generated stubs) is the most pure way […]

OnJava Axis2 article

OnJava has published an article about how to implement message oriented web services in Apache Axis2. The title of the article is “Web Services Messaging with Apache Axis2: Concepts and Techniques” and it is written by Srinath Perera and Ajith Ranabahu (both Axis2 developers). I believe that the above article is very interesting since it […]