Application Integration middleware
Application integration is the process of bringing data or a function from one application program together with that of another application program. Where these programs already exist, the process is sometimes realized by using middleware tools, either packaged by a vendor or written on a custom basis. Learn all there is to know about application integration middleware tools in this section.
Handling the four 'V's of big data: volume, velocity, variety, and veracity
01 Aug 2013
Feature - If you are about to engage in the world of big data, or are hiring a specialist to consult on your big data needs, keep in mind the four 'V's of big data: volume, velocity, variety and veracity.
Which EJB to use? Stateful, stateless and singleton session beans compared
03 Jul 2013
Tutorial - When developing a service layer, Java architects are often challenged with which of the three session beans, stateful, stateless or singleton, should be used.
Merging Mobile ALM with Traditional Enterprise SDLC Processes Effectively
18 Mar 2013
Feature - Mobile application lifecycle management (Mobile ALM) and traditional software development lifecycle processes are clashing as organizations bring mobile and traditional development together. Here were offer some tips on how to merge Mobile ALM with...
Consumerization and BYOD Trends Force Mobile APIs to be More Friendly
18 Mar 2013
Feature - As software developers and application architects try to supply mobile friendly APIs to developers, consumerization forces like BYOD and mobile demands are causing many APIs to grow out of control. Here's how good governance and monitoring techniques can...
How Headless Android is Impacting Embedded Systems Development
06 Mar 2013
Feature - Given the fact that Android is targetted towards the smartphone market, you wouldn't expect any significant interest in Android from the embedded market. However, making Android 'headless', and working with it on an embedded device has a variety of...
Mobile ALM guidance: Android and iOS development is not ‘business as usual’
21 Feb 2013
Feature - Mobile development presents new challenges to architects and solution developers, but guidance on the topic of mobile ALM (application lifecycle management) is lacking, and the industry is looking for answers.
Enterprise Java Development with Windows 8 Phone and Desktop
21 Feb 2013
Feature - Enterprise Java developers typically shy away from the Windows platform, but Sal Pece decided to buck the trend and bring his Eclipse based development environment, along with his WebSphere Portal test server, to Windows 8. This article chronicles his...
How big data and distributed systems solve traditional scalability problems
06 Feb 2013
Feature - The highly centralized enterprise data center is becoming a thing of the past, as organizations must embrace a more distributed model to deal with everything from content management to big data. Here we examine how technologies like Hadoop and NoSQL fit...
Spawning Java millionaires with a Liferay and OSGi marketplace?
24 Aug 2012
Feature - We've seen plenty of people getting rich selling silly apps to iPhone users. But what about selling serious applications and components to enterprise developers? Both the Liferay and the OSGi community think they can make some Java millionaires by...
The expanding role of ALM in the enterprise
09 Aug 2012
Feature - Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) is a holistic approach to application development that focuses on the coordination of people, the process and tooling.