BPEL – Performance optimization of payload transformations within loops by Alexander Daeubler

clip_image002In a recent project (developed using SOA Suite 11g) one of the requirements was to filter out certain lines of an order as these lines should not be forwarded to the business partners. In a first version we looped over all lines of the order and used a transformation activity within the loop to add each line to the response element. In case the line should not be added to the response we just ignored (more...)

A Word About Microservice Architectures and SOA by Luis Augusto Weir

clip_image002In this article I will talk about my first conclusions and my point of view regarding Microservice Architectures. As there is still quite a lot of confusion and debate out there on this topic, I will try to describe with my own words what Microservice Architecture is, how does it differ from typical Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) and what design principles and practices governs it.
What is a Microservice Architecture?
In the article http://martinfowler.com/articles/microservices. (more...)

Responding in Real-Time with Big Data By Mala Ramakrishnan

| Aug 4, 2014

For an organization to respond in real-time it needs to acquire or develop systems
that can respond in real-time. Such systems need to be able to rapidly
determine that a response is required and determine also what the
appropriate and relevant response should be – they need to decide when
and how to act. These kinds of decision-making systems are known as
Decision Management Systems. To ensure that a response is delivered in
real-time, more (more…)

First two chapters of “Industrial SOA” articles series have been published both on OTN and Service Technology Magazine

Updated: 14.4.2013

Industrial SOA is a 14-part  article series focused on service orientation, written collaboratively by a group of recognized experts and community leaders in service oriented architecture. I’m really happy and proud to be part of that group. 

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SOA and service-orientation have laid the foundation for a variety of emergent service technology innovations, while the original building blocks of SOA and service-orientation continue to evolve by embracing fundamental service technologies, concepts (more...)