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Enterprise Open Source Magazine editor-in-chief, Mark Hinkle, interviewed Mulesource CTO Ross Mason and founder of the Mule Enterprise Servive Bus (ESB) project about the usefulness of this technology and its recent success.
Gartner announced its 2006 Emerging Technologies Hype Cycle which assesses the maturity, impact and adoption speed of 36 key technologies and trends during the next ten years. This year's hype cycle highlights three major themes that are experiencing significant activity and which incl...
Tangosol, Inc., the leading provider of reliable data grid solutions, today announced the Coherence Data Grid Solution Set, which cost effectively extends enterprise access to the data grid with three new client connectivity options, each addressing unique business needs.
The quest for agility has spurred the recent rise of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and the face of modern IT integration architecture is changing. Technology stovepipes of the past are now being connected by Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) technology, which provides the backbone for...
Performance, scalability, and availability of traditional n-tier architectures have become enormously important to most IT architects. First, most meaningful business processes have at least a few real-time sub-processes, where latency and throughput are extremely critical factors to s...
In financial trading, if you're slow to act on an opportunity, it's gone, seized by a quicker competitor. His profit is your loss. Electronic traders can easily miss a trading opportunity because their trading algorithms failed to detect the right conditions - or didn't detect them qui...
To be able to adapt to market changes, organizations tend to focus on flexibility and responsiveness. The IT challenge has usually been to support this business vision with the appropriate architectures and technologies.
Oracle has announced immediate availability of the industry's first integrated, standards-based product offering to help organizations build, deploy and manage event-driven applications, based on an Event-Driven Architecture (EDA). Oracle Event-Driven Architecture Suite is comprised of...
More and more companies are starting to adopt Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) - a framework for integrating business processes and supporting IT infrastructure as secure standardized components or services that can be reused and combined to address changing business priorities.
As I look upon the enterprise landscape today, I cannot help but wonder if the enterprises are going to be all right. Every couple of years, enterprises have to face the onslaught of their vendors who bring in newly coined phrases, acronyms, and newly minted software platforms, along w...
The rise of Open Source and the well-known problems of the proprietary management suites are driving companies to the public domain for simpler, more cost-effective IT management solutions. Zenoss offers a new Open Source alternative for enterprise monitoring that does much more than l...
The advent of AJAX as a Web application model is significantly changing the traffic profile seen on the server side. The typical Web pattern usage of a user sitting idle on a Web page filling out fields and hitting the submit button to the next link is now transforming into sophisticat...
It's all Simon's fault. We say this to all framework writers who, even now, are trying to recover from the task assigned them by CFDJ's editor-in-chief: provide an article and an implementation of the Macromedia Pet Market application in their chosen framework.
Progress Software Corp. has announced its decision to acquire NEON Systems. NEON will merge with Progress Software's DataDirect Operating Unit to enable mainframe integration for Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Real-Time Event Stream Processing (ESP)
Progress Software and NEON Systems announced they have signed a definitive agreement under which a wholly owned subsidiary of Progress will make a $6.20 per share cash tender offer for all outstanding shares of NEON common stock. The transaction is valued at approximately $68 million i...
Gartner Application Integration And Web Services Summit focused on SOA benefits and pitfalls. The topics covered included the future of software infrastructure, best practices in integration and web services.
ZValley, Inc. has announced the immediate availability of ZEN 1.0. ZEN is an innovative XML platform development environment for Rich Internet Applications.With ZEN you can create an entire application in minutes not weeks. The Zen RIA Platform accelerate the creation of highly functio...
Various events may happen to a running program: a user clicks on a button in a window, the Web browser decides to re-paint the window, and so on. I'm sure, you've tried to click on the buttons of the calculator from the lesson on Swing Basics, but these buttons were not ready to respon...
Valaran Corporation has appointed Rhonda Hocker, senior vice president and chief information officer of BEA, as Non-Executive Chairman of its board of directors. Hocker begins her non-executive chairman role after having served as a director with the company since August 2004.
The Progress Real Time Division, a provider of real-time products for event stream processing, data management, data access and synchronization, and an operating unit of Progress Software Corporation, has announced the Progress ESP Platform. As a fully integrated, general purpose Event...
You can create a sophisticated application that implements complex algorithms, but in many cases you sell its GUI part to your users. The presentation layer of plain vanilla HTML/JSP-based Web applications is usually pretty basic unless you use specialized software. Today we are testin...
'The mainframe continues to have a vital role in the IT strategies of many of our customers, and making mainframes and distributed platforms true peers in a SOA offers tremendous benefits,' says webMethods' Kristin Weller Muhlner. 'Our partnership with NEON allows us to offer transacti...
'The mainframe continues to have a vital role in the IT strategies of many of our customers, and making mainframes and distributed platforms true peers in a SOA offers tremendous benefits,' said Kristin Weller Muhlner of webMethods Inc, as her company today announced a new reseller agr...
NEON Systems, Inc., the Mainframe Integration Experts, have unveiled the industry's first Mainframe Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) 'On-Ramp' for mainframe integration, Shadow RTE, a robust technical architecture and consolidated development environment that enables customers to integrate...
SpatialFX Version 4.1, developed by ObjectFX, includes enhanced spatial 'rule and event' processing, a new 3D visualization option, and compatibility with North American street level data from NAVTEQ(.
Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (not to be confused with annoying 404 web messaging errors), outlines how documenting and automating a process does not qualify as verification it is being followed. Now AptSoft has stepped in with a solution to this problem.
Progress Software Corporation (PSC) (Nasdaq: PRGS), a supplier of leading technology to develop, deploy, integrate and manage business applications and Apama, Inc., last night jointly announced that PSC has acquired privately-held Apama in an all-cash transaction for a purchase price ...
GuardedNet, Inc. ( http://www.guarded.net/ ), a leading provider of advanced enterprise security information management (SIM) solutions, today announced that their award- winning security platform, neuSECURE, is available as an easy-to-deploy appliance solution.
At JavaOne 2004 we gave a presentation on Java game development that included general framework information and tips and tricks on using the media APIs effectively. We also showed an application named 'Ping' that demonstrated some of the ideas we discussed.
While the JAIN APIs still play only a minor role on Sun's Java Web site, the JAIN initiative is getting stronger. The JAIN technologies (Java APIs for Integrated Networks) have the potential to radically change the existing service architecture for communications service providers.
Data Transformation Services (DTS) is a set of graphical tools that you can use to extract, transform, and load (ETL) data from many different sources to a single or multiple destinations. DTS was originally released with SQL Server 7.0 to provide a more manageable interface for doing ...
Introduced in 1991 and patented in October 1996, PowerBuilder's DataWindow technology remains one of the most flexible, dynamic, and versatile means for data retrieval, modification, and presentation available in any development tool. By launching DataWindow.NET along with PowerBuilder...
Java is enjoying a renaissance on the desktop, yet developers are still frequently required to invent methods for dealing with application management tasks within J2SE. One common problem involves the design decision regarding whether an application should adopt a Single Document Inter...
At WinWin Solutions we build custom business applications for insurance, health care, and financial vertical markets.
Enterprise portals have become the most popular method of offering a common user interface to a suite of services across the enterprise. Offering business visibility, flexibility, and knowledge management, portals promise users the ability to monitor, search, and manage business activi...
Software platforms traditionally offered a publish/subscribe mechanism as one of the core platform services. With help from this mechanism, an application could raise events or express interest in events produced by other applications. The Internet and Web services are emerging as the ...
When building interactive voice recognition applications, we are inevitably faced with the challenge of providing advanced telephony call-control capabilities. In some scenarios we'd like to bridge two calls for a conferencing application, in others we'd like to provide basic call rout...
An event is an asynchronous notification from an external source, such as a thread or another application. Commands from a user, a timer signaling completion of a specified time period, and the arrival of a message in a queue are examples of events. Two components that are generally in...
Integration is the biggest challenge facing IT organizations. The glass house controls much of the business-critical data in the enterprise, and traditional integration tactics, while complex and often proprietary, are still king.
This is the first in a two-part series on Event management in large distributed applications built on top of Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB). This installment will cover the architecture and the implementation of a local (single VM) version of the event distribution system. The second artic...