Stories by Brent Sleeper

The five missing pieces of SOA

The high concept of SOA (service-oriented architecture) continues to enthrall IT. Yet SOA's promise of universal application integration is vague at best, confounding anyone who takes a closer look. Such scrutiny reveals major gaps -- in reliability, security, orchestration, legacy support, and semantics.
Peter Underwood, vice president of software development at brokerage firm Wall Street Access, says his team has had to do some serious thinking up front before planning SOA integration.

Written by Brent Sleeper12 Sept. 04 22:00