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Building SOA solutions using Oracle Fusion Middleware technology stack.

B2B integration v/s SOA, Cloud, Social, Mobile and BigData

Remember B2B integration using EDI? And later using Rosettanet, OAGIS, HL7 and a whole lot of other standards that gets large global supply chains to work. I’v worked a lot in this specific area and very keenly follow the B2B … Continue reading

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Eucalyptus – web service based implementation of cloud infrastructure

Came across Eucalyptus – Elastic Computing Architecture for Linking Your Programs to Useful Systems, a cloud infrastructure software that allows you to build and manage IaaS (Infrasture as a Service) cloud for the enterprise. Eucalytus itself exposes its functionality (i.e. cloud management and control) via a web based interfaces … Continue reading

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Open source SOA registry – Membrane

I came across an open source SOA Registry named “Membrane” http://www.membrane-soa.org/soa-registry/ Membrane allows you to Register services by providing the hosted WSDL Allows definining of dependencies among services Checks for WS-I compliance of the service Periodically checks for availability of … Continue reading

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New year wishes!

Wish you all a very happy new year 2012. Wikipedia has some interesting notes about the year. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012 Apart from the possibility and belief that the world as we know may come to end (2012 phenomenon), it also happens to be … Continue reading

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Use JAX-WS message handlers to address cross-cutting concerns: Caching

SOA adoption is often accompanied by the recognition of the need for a revamped approach for handling cross-cutting concerns such as logging, diagnostics and monitoring, security, error detection and reporting, performance etc.  All the shiny new services being developed on … Continue reading

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Semantic web-service descriptions using OWL-S

In this post https://buddhiraju.wordpress.com/2011/12/03/xsdannotations/  I described some of the problems with WSDL as a language to describe web-services. The key problem being that WSDL is a specification with focus on describing a web-service interface rather than the semantics of the web-service. … Continue reading

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Think REST – GET can be a very powerful verb

The basic idea about REST is to think of your system as a collection of resources (and their representations) which transition on one state to another when acted upon by messages. REST is a architecture style which applies constraints such … Continue reading

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Criticism of AMQP

One of my previous blog entries was about AMQP https://buddhiraju.wordpress.com/2011/11/26/amqp-advanced-message-queueing-protocol/ a new wire-level messaging protocol. Today I came across a very thorough criticism of the protocol by one of its authors http://www.imatix.com/articles:whats-wrong-with-amqp A very long article, but of key points being made against … Continue reading

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Examples of xsd:appinfo

Continuing from my previous post, https://buddhiraju.wordpress.com/2011/12/03/xsdannotations/ here a few real-world usecases where the xsd:appinfo is  put to good use. For example, using xsd:appinfo you can override the default XML Schema to Java conversion logic applied by JAXB. <xsd:simpleType name=”ZipCodeType”> <xsd:annotation> <xsd:appinfo> … Continue reading

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