Friday, August 22, 2008

2008-08-22 Friday

The common perception of what SOA means has changed rapidly within the last few years. As an example, this article by Qusay H. Mahmoud, in April 2005, illustrates how SOA was originally imagined to be primarily a Web Services based approach...Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Web Services: The Road to Enterprise Application Integration (EAI).

I'm planning on attending QCon San Francisco 2008, November 17-21, 2008. Some of the speakers they have lined up include:

• Rod Johnson, Spring Creator

• Martin Fowler, Refactoring, Analysis Patterns

• Kent Beck, First software Patterns, XP, xUnit

• Joe Stump, Digg.com Lead Architect

• Dan Farino, MySpace.com Architect

• David Laribee, ALT.NET ring leader

• Eric Evans, Mr. Domain Driven Design

• Erik Meijer, Designed LINQ & Haskell98 languages

• Gregor Hohpe, EAI Patterns Author

• Steve Vinoski, Corba & Distributed System Guru

• Pollyanna Pixton, Author of "Fear, Trust, and the Bottom Line"

• John Musser, Programmableweb.com Founder


Craftsmanship - the Fifth Agile Manifesto Value?

10 Ways to Screw Up with Scrum and XP

SOA Governance: An Enterprise View

I.T. SOA vs Business SOA?

David Chappell: Introduction To Cloud Computing

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