Agility is considered as a major advantage of SOA, Virtualization and Cloud
By using Abstraction we create an Agile less complex model for Business
people and IT experts.
In this new Agile world it is easy to Change, Adapt and Build new entities.
Sometimes it could be too easy.
With too much Agility it may be a chaotic Enterprise rather than Elastic,
Flexible and Easy to change enterprise or Virtual Enterprise.
If we would like to enjoy the Bright side of Agility we have to take into
consideration the possible Dark side of Agility and by Planning and Managing
the Architecture and Infrastructure avoid of too much Agility.
Why SOA is implemented by more enterprises than BPM?
SOA is an Architecture, so an enterprise may use an Architecture or not.
Many Enterprises without any architecture, begin their SOA initiative, when
SOA was only Hype and buzzword. Other Enterprises followed when it matured.
Some realized measurable SOA benefits.
Unfortunately, many of them executed it wrongly, and therefore their SOA
benefits were limited or even non-existent.
Managing Business Processes is not an option it is a must. Therefore
Enterprises managed their Processes manually or by usage of code embedded
in System... (more)
Source: English Wikipedia
Microservices is a new architectural style based upon independent services.
The terms Microservices and Microservices Architecture are often used. It is
an architecture based on independent relatively small components named Micro
Some people may think that Microservices Architecture is a new and improved
Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). It is not.
Martin Fowler is the first name mentioned in articles about Micro Services.
Fowler is a British Software Engineer specialized in Software development.
I read the article: Micro... (more)
I published a link to my post "Choosing a SOA Consultant" in Ulitzer.
Ulitzer is a "new media" site.
The site provides a portal like page for every author. You can look at my
page as an example.
Each article's page includes related articles. For example "Choosing a SOA
Consultant" page includes the article Anatomy of a Cloud Consultant - What
Defines A "Cloud Expert?, written by Reuven Cohen, a leading Cloud Computing
The interesting article demonstrates deep understanding of Cloud Computing
and I do agree with most of the ideas expressed in it.
However, I have different... (more)
On June 14th I attended the Israeli Wikipedia Academy 2010 conference in
Tel-Aviv University. The interesting conference focused on Wikipedia and Wiki
technology usage in Academic context and schools.
Most of the presentations focused on Wiki or Wikipedia research, usage and
projects. The main theme repeating in most presentations was that Wiki based
Collaboration and Participation changes the Game's Rules. However, in some
contexts changing the rules is very useful, while in other contexts the
usefulness is questionable. Changing the rules implies new challenges to all