IDC has just declared that SOA is live and kicking. A little over a year ago, Burton Group blogger Anne Thomas Manes wrote a damning obituary of SOA. The IDC projections ironically prove her right. The way SOA was practised is dead, but the services-orientation of IT architecture has gained momentum in the last one year. Further, SOA-style thinking is reshaping management. Whether SOA is live or not, the debate is far from dead. It has just taken a new turn.
SpringSource have released version 1.2.2 of Grails.
Data management providers Objectivity, Inc. have released their Objectivity/DB Data Store for the Eclipse Connected Data Objects (CDO) Model Repository. […]
Google have updated their Google Voice for Android app to include “inbox synchronization.” With Google Voice 0.3.2, push-like notification now […]
Instantiations have announced WindowTester Pro version 5.0 and WindowBuilder Pro version 7.4. The former, is an Eclipse-based graphical user interface […]
Sonatype have announced an upcoming product: Sonatype Maven Studio for Eclipse.
After withholding its verdict for months, Russia’s anti-monopoly regulator (FAS) has now announced that it approves of the Sun/Oracle merger: […]
A beta of Clouderas Distribution for Hadoop Version 3 (CDH3,) is now available with a new tool for importing SQL database information, into Apache Hadoop.
A preview of Microsoft’s Open Data Protocol (OData) project for unlocking data, is now accessible to SQL Azure database users. […]
Two recent surveys provide a good idea on where cloud computing stands today. First, cloud is a growing reality, not just an idea, for enterprises. They are not letting their fear of security stop them. Second, they are not yet ready to put their critical tasks on the cloud. They are possibly testing waters by driving a CRM or an HR app on the cloud.
Oracle have posted a techcast with Director of Java Development at Oracle, Nandini Ramani. Ramani talks about the origins of JavaFX, programming 3D, and her new role in encouraging developers to adopt JavaFX.
Sappy in NetBeans version 0.5 is now available to download. Sappy in NetBeans is a module suite that aims to […]
The Ruby webapp library Sinatra has reached its 1.0 release. Sinatra now uses Tilt for rendering templates, and a new […]