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Just about everything I do in my job points back to a construct that is a foundational part of the modern enterprise IT organization: the application server. Now, when you say ‘application server’, thoughts immediately wander to Java. More specifically, folks tend to think about server...
IBM WebSphere started its Open Beta (Managed Betas are so 'last-year') for the WebSphere Application Server Feature Pack for OSGi Applications and JPA 2.0 today. The Open Beta site is HERE. I'll list some of the highlights from the Beta site as a teaser. The implementations in this fea...
It’s Thursday morning, you’re the CEO of a large, publicly traded company, and you just called your executives into the conference room for the exciting news. The board of directors has approved the acquisition of a key competitor, and you’re looking for a call-to-action to get everyon...
IBM (NYSE: IBM) has released details of asignificant project with EBS Building Society, one of Ireland's largestbuilding societies. The agreement, part of EBS' IT upgrade strategy, is toenhance its business flexibility by implementing a Service OrientatedArchitecture (SOA) which will ...
IBM WebSphere Process Server is a runtime platform for business integration solutions developed using IBM WebSphere Integration Developer.
This article shows you how to connect non-SOAP HTTP service requesters and providers to the IBM WebSphere Application Server V6 Service Integration Bus. This lets requesters and providers leverage the integration capabilities of an enterprise service bus.
Most WebSphere Application Server (WAS) for z/OS customers use DB2 for z/OS as the backend or data store. DB2 for z/OS is a high-performance DBMS, with a strong reputation for handling high-volume data access transactions. Picking the right WAS for z/OS and DB2 Subsystem connectivity a...
This article describes how the Open Source tool OpenSTA facilitated the system integration testing of a middleware solution based on IBM WebSphere Application Server and the Websphere Branch Transformation Toolkit (BTT).
Once upon a time if a development team wanted to implement memory caching, the developers had to code a Java Singleton class and maintain key value pairs using the Java API's hashtable in memory.
WebSphere Application Server (WAS) for z/OS is IBM's z/OS implementation of the J2EE server design. To build robust and efficient WAS environments on z/OS, you must determine the topologies that address your needs. Since WAS for z/OS is middleware, the topologies can become quite compl...
WebSphere Application Server for z/OS is a comprehensive and sophisticated J2EE application server platform. It integrates with the IBM's zSeries portfolio of hardware and z/OS software assets and exploits the qualities of service of the platform such as close proximity to data, intens...