Testing, Simulation and Diagnostics for SOA and Cloud Computing

Jason Macy

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SOA at Cloud Expo For many years SOA Governance was the industry buzzword that virtually every company employed to indicate that they played in the SOA arena. The term "SOA Governance" was used to describe everything from design time management of test and design artifacts, monitoring, enforcement, UDDI registry storage, SLA expectations, etc. Many of the industry analysts latched onto UDDI as the central technology that would drive the governance initiatives. The reality of successful SOA deployment turned out to be a different story. Successful SOA was measured on a project by project basis. Feedback from the CIO and CFO level as to the benefits of each project then reinforced the technology decision to invest further in SOA. It is the individual advantages first that lead to the higher level advantages later of investing in SOA. Due to the fractured nature of SOA ... (more)

Hidden Cost of Open Source SOA Testing

In this article, I will discuss some considerations and potential limitations of adopting an open source SOA testing solution for a long term SOA strategy . Open Source has become an essential and popular resource for many tools and platforms used in SOA deployments. From operating systems such as Linux, to databases such as MySQL, and browsers such as Firefox, open source has a proven track record for cost-effective applications and tools.   SOA testing involves the ability to test SOAP, XML, and REST based messaging patterns against a service endpoint in order to assess the rob... (more)

Limits of Open Source SOA Testing Tools

In this article, we will discuss the limits of adopting an Open Source SOA testing tool for SOA and Web Services projects. Open Source has become an essential and popular resources for many tools and platforms used in SOA deployments. From operating systems such as Linux, to databases such as MySQL, and browsers such as Firefox, Open Source has a proven track record for cost-effective Jason Macynoreply@blogger.com2 ... (more)

SOAPSonar - EMAP Certified HP QC Native Integration

According to Gartner's Hype Cycle for Application Development, 2009, SOA Testing has almost traversed the "Peak of Inflated Expectation" and is on a glide-slope towards the "Slope of Enlighment." There is of course a "Trough of Disillusionment" in the middle where most enterprise find themselves in. However, mature enterprise SOA deployments have realized that they have to look at SOA Testing Jason Macynoreply@blogger.com0 ... (more)

Introduction to MTOM: Hands-on Approach

Learn how to use MTOM by building a simple prototypeMTOM OVERVIEWWith web services-based SOA now being deployed across Global 2000 enterprises, transmitting attachments such as MRI Scans, X-Rays, Design Documents and Business Contracts using SOAP messages has become a common practice. SOAP Message Transmission Optimization Mechanism (MTOM), is a W3C Recommendation designed for optimizing the Mamoon Yunusnoreply@blogger.com1 ... (more)