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The post from Anne Thomas Manes on the end of SOA has caused a bit of ruckus in the IT world over the past week or so.  Folks from eWeek and ebizq have all blogged in response to this, as well as the numerous comments from everybody in response to these postings and I figured [...]
Pourquoi ce titre ? Je relisais récemment quelques textes de Nicolas Machiavel quand j’ai retrouvé cette citation :“Les innovateurs se créent des ennemis de tous ceux qui bénéficiaient du système ancien et ne disposent que d’un soutien “mou” de ceux...
If you live in the US and you can't make it across the pond for VMworld 2009 Europe, you might want to check out Xen Summit taking place at Oracle's... Read more at VMblog.com.
Next week sees the first 2009 get-together for rule standards developers, with the W3C Rule Interchange Format meeting to continue development of the Production Rule Dialect (among others). RIF PRD aims to provide a common rule representation for things like XML-based Domain Specific L...
I once heard an OSGi guy from BEA (now Oracle) say that everyone thinks about OSGi for its deployment capabilities, but the real power is in its service model. I have mentioned this controversy before, i.e. whether or not the OSGi programming model is likely to become widely adopted in...
As a CTO, my boss tells me I am entrusted with ‘understanding market forces and business drivers to drive JackBe's technical vision and strategy’. So I am prone to trend-watching and predictions. In fact, I like predictions. And I think my 'Web 2.0 in 2008: What's Out, What's In' pr...
Richard Salz wrote: >> Your presentation looks good, but I'm not sure it goes far enough. Was >> there ever a good reason to embed validation information in an instance >> document? Isn't that fundamentally backwards, like trusting a thief >> because /he sa...
Hi Roger, Your presentation looks good, but I'm not sure it goes far enough. Was there ever a good reason to embed validation information in an instance document? Isn't that fundamentally backwards, like trusting a thief because /he says/ he's not a thief? John Costello, Roger ...
The XQilla developers are pleased to announce the release of XQilla 2.2.0. This release adds a debugger and debugging API, partial support for XSLT 2.0, and a prototype implementation of higher order functions for XQuery. XQilla is an XQuery, XSLT 2.0 and XPath 2.0 implementation wr...
Hello John, > Was there ever a good reason to embed validation information > in an instance document? In education settings, where you are learning XML Schemas and doing validations one at a time using an IDE, it is convenient to embed schemaLocation within instance document...
There are some things about Simpledb I just don’t understand. It’s gotten a lot better in recent times, with speeds improving (most important to me) and adding SQL syntax (possibly a wrong move since it’s not much of an rdbms). What I don’t get are things they do in their API that are ...
Using the new Trephine library you can create and have access to relational databases for your ultra-rich web apps! This is only the beginning of uses of Trephine!
I’m typically in the position of designing storage solutions for external customers based upon established protocols and best practices here at EMC.  We design based on our work with Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, etc. and the solutions development that happens with these partners.  It’s defi...
You probably noticed a news in the object database market: On December 1, 2008 "Versant acquired the assets of the database software business of privately-held Servo Software, Inc. (formerly db4objects, Inc.)".What`s the meaning of this acquisition? I asked a few questions to Robert ...
The Xen.org Blog is reporting the following: The Xen community is pleased to announce the addition of Oracle to the Xen Advisory Board. Oracle joins... Read more at VMblog.com.
Spent from December 7th until 14th in Paris. Attended the AFUP Forum PHP. Provided opening keynote for event. (Slides here.) Well-attended, well-run event. 500 people over two days. Some excellent sessions - including a security session by Damien Seguy that needed to be given twice to ...
At least with Oracle using the DBMS_LOB package. The issue with using SELECTBLOB and UPDATEBLOB is that you have to store the entire blob in memory. That could create an issue if you’re trying to process extremely large amounts of data. Fort
I just listened to Seth’s Godin new book, Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us. Seth is an inspiring author/marketer and I find him to be one of the easiest-to-understand individuals about complex business topics today. His grasp and explanation of the complex problems facing organizations h...
Robert Koberg wrote: > > On Dec 10, 2008, at 12:59 PM, Simon St.Laurent wrote: > >> Robert Koberg wrote: >>>> It's a huge project, well worth exploration and discussion. It >>>> definitely meets the XML-centric criteria of recent threads her...
On Dec 10, 2008, at 1:43 PM, John Snelson wrote: > Robert Koberg wrote: >> On Dec 10, 2008, at 12:59 PM, Simon St.Laurent wrote: >>> Robert Koberg wrote: >>>>> It's a huge project, well worth exploration and discussion. It >>>>> de...
DoD guys and all the other folks who are building expertise around the security which they have gained while building a secured VMware environment by design, are also being exposed to the ones that can play potential havoc in your environments, should you not take security into account...
Costello, Roger L. a écrit : > I am exploring the idea of "do all application coding in the XML languages." This is the job of Active Tags and RefleX :) http://reflex.gforge.inria.fr/ Let's take XSLT, XProc, OASIS Catalogs, Ant, W3C XML Schema, etc. Each can be conside...
Although, I am still pretty skeptical of the whole SQL talk in the Cloud (being an SQL DBA veteran myself), I do also welcome this development in the Cloud. The Zoho blog says the following:There are in particular 3 things that stand out about Zoho CloudSQL:It's the first technology th...
EmForge is trac-like project management software with full-feature workflow engine (jBPM) in background. In new version were added support Mercurial repositories browsing, Oracle support and support for working in clustered environment.
This is the fifth of a six part series of posts on the Agile SOA life cycle. Here we will at look at IT and SOA Governance. With the introduction of agile, spiral, and scrum development methodologies, the traditional waterfall development approach of testing a near-finished app at the ...
> The Java code keeps all the data in memory, organized by area > and ordered by date/time. In order to minimize the processing > time (since it's intended to compare the actual XML > marshalling/unmarshalling > performance) it checks rectangle intersections between...
200 ! 200, déjà !Je publie aujourd’hui mon 200 ème texte sur ce blog, démarré en mars 2006.J’ai beaucoup hésité pour choisir un thème pour ce texte (ceci explique, mais n’excuse pas, le long délai entre ce texte et le...
This was my second time at the Swedish conference Øredev and, whaoo, it has grown in both size and content. As with many of the top tier conferences you meet the regular suspects, but at Øredev you will also meet new faces and new interesting companies. There were several interesting c...
> > For example > "It is possible to define collations that do not have the > ability to decompose a string into units suitable for > substring matching. An argument to a function defined in this > section may be a URI that identifies a collation that is ab...
This is the fifth of a six part series of posts on the Agile SOA life cycle. Here we will at look at IT and SOA Governance. With the introduction of agile, spiral, and scrum development methodologies, the traditional waterfall development approach of testing a near-finished app at the ...
This is the fifth of a six part series of posts on the Agile SOA life cycle. Here we will at look at IT and SOA Governance. With the introduction of agile, spiral, and scrum development methodologies, the traditional waterfall development approach of testing a near-finished app at the ...
This is the fifth of a six part series of posts on the Agile SOA life cycle. Here we will at look at IT and SOA Governance. With the introduction of agile, spiral, and scrum development methodologies, the traditional waterfall development approach of testing a near-finished app at the ...
This is the fifth of a six part series of posts on the Agile SOA life cycle. Here we will at look at IT and SOA Governance. With the introduction of agile, spiral, and scrum development methodologies, the traditional waterfall development approach of testing a near-finished app at the ...
This is the fifth of a six part series of posts on the Agile SOA life cycle. Here we will at look at IT and SOA Governance. With the introduction of agile, spiral, and scrum development methodologies, the traditional waterfall development approach of testing a near-finished app at the ...
This is the fifth of a six part series of posts on the Agile SOA life cycle. Here we will at look at IT and SOA Governance. With the introduction of agile, spiral, and scrum development methodologies, the traditional waterfall development approach of testing a near-finished app at the ...
This is the fifth of a six part series of posts on the Agile SOA life cycle. Here we will at look at IT and SOA Governance. With the introduction of agile, spiral, and scrum development methodologies, the traditional waterfall development approach of testing a near-finished app at the ...
This is the fifth of a six part series of posts on the Agile SOA life cycle. Here we will at look at IT and SOA Governance. With the introduction of agile, spiral, and scrum development methodologies, the traditional waterfall development approach of testing a near-finished app at the ...
This is the fifth of a six part series of posts on the Agile SOA life cycle. Here we will at look at IT and SOA Governance. With the introduction of agile, spiral, and scrum development methodologies, the traditional waterfall development approach of testing a near-finished app at the ...
This is the fifth of a six part series of posts on the Agile SOA life cycle. Here we will at look at IT and SOA Governance. With the introduction of agile, spiral, and scrum development methodologies, the traditional waterfall development approach of testing a near-finished app at the ...
After months of build-up, Adobe MAX 2008 (North America) managed to live up to its expectations! Its not unusual for conference organizers to over-promise — after all they want more and more folks to sign-up. However, this year’s MAX was hyped not only by its organizers but...