The micro-services and API economy revive SOA

IT Toolbox

SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) was once declared dead because it was associated to a software design paradigm using the now defunct SOAPcontinuing from. The path to the virtual cloud Enterprise is paved by the Digital evolution.

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SOAPA services opportunities abound

Network World

These changes are initiating an evolution from monolithic security technologies to a more comprehensive event-driven software architecture (along the lines of SOA 2.0) ESG refers to this as a Security Operations and Analytics platform architecture or SOAPA. When speaking or writing about SOAPA, I often compare this evolution to an analogous IT trend in the 1990s.

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Creating Your Digital Strategy

Cloud Musings

Its servlerless architecture is quickly instantiated with the scalability needed to meet the evolving demands of the modern user. Microservices is a service-oriented architectures (SOA) specialization used to build flexible, independently deployable software systems.

2 IT Modernization Strategies to Avoid the Complacency Death Spiral

Perficient - Digital Transformation

When considering your IT architecture, analyze and model the current state of your application portfolio. Then, align your strategic and architectural views to create a comprehensive transformation roadmap. Many organizations face cultural inertia against IT modernization.

IBM Cognos: Established Business Intelligence Player


The heart of the Cognos platform is its services oriented architecture (SOA). By May Gourley. Cognos is a name that has been in the enterprise world since 1969. It has been in the business intelligence sector competing with capabilities from Business Objects, Microstrategy and Oracle.

IBM's position on Security Analytics and Operations (SOAPA)

Network World

Just what is a security operations and analytics platform architecture (SOAPA) anyway? And these changes are driving an evolution from monolithic security technologies to a more comprehensive event-driven software architecture along the lines of SOA 2.0, In the past, most enterprises anchored their security analytics and operations with one common tool: Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems.

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Join Architects, Planners, Program Managers, Data Scientists at 4th Annual Cloudera Federal Forum in DC 25 Feb


Implementing an Enterprise Data Hub — Technical perspectives for implementing enterprise data hub architectures, converged analytics for workflow optimization, and the essential role of open standards and frameworks to ensure continuous innovation. By Bob Gourley.

Understanding IT Complexity

CIO Dashboard

Integration architectures are in need of a refresh. Most organizations are relying on a mix of integration technologies and practices like point-to-point, message busses, and SOA that are dated or too complex to maintain.

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What Storage Might Look Like In Five Years

Chuck's Blog - EMC

  One emerging theme is re-contextualizing that storage software in a different way: using commodity hardware sourced by the customer, and not the storage vendor.   For scale-out architectures, there''s the interconnect between nodes. 

5 Driving Forces of Global Professional Services

Trends in the Living Networks

Evolving technology architecture. Further squeezing the market, custom software, packaged applications, and software as a service (SaaS) are now available to solve business problems once addressed with labor-based services.

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The 2010 Shareholder Letter Focusses on Technology.

All Things Distributed

Look inside a current textbook on software architecture, and youll find few patterns that we dont apply at Amazon. Service-oriented architecture -- or SOA -- is the fundamental building abstraction for Amazon technologies. Thanks to a thoughtful and far-sighted team of engineers and architects, this approach was applied at Amazon long before SOA became a buzzword in the industry. The end result of all this behind-the-scenes software?

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Living Networks - Chapter 9: The Flow of Services - Reframing Digital and Professional Services

Trends in the Living Networks

Software is being provided as a service, business processes are readily outsourced, and the functions of the firm can be broken down into defined modules. This chapter brings together two aspects of services in the connected economy: online software and professional services. The jargon in online software has changed over the last years. Download Chapter 9 of Living Networks on the Flow of Services.

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