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Ring out the old, ring in the new: 2003 is upon us and the world continues to change. But some things remain the same; Java should remain the programming language du jour; Linux will continue as the first-choice open-source OS; and Apache, TCP/IP, e-mail, and the venerable Macintosh wi...
Professional IBM WebSphere 5.0 Application Server provides a perspective on the philosophy and rationale behind WebSphere Application Server, taking readers through the programming and deployment model and familiarizing them with the WebSphere Studio Application Developer tool set. The...
In today's Internet environment, performance is critical for a successful Web site. Identifying the causes of poor performance and tuning the system accordingly is challenging and often requires expert knowledge of available monitoring data. The Performance Monitoring Infrastructure (P...
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) version 5.0 continues the tradition of improved performance from release to release. These improvements come from several key areas, which include:
In Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) 1.3, a new concept of a resource sharing scope has been introduced. A resource sharing scope can be either shareable or unshareable, the default being shareable. If the resource is configured as shareable, applications can share connections to this r...
Are you confident that your site works correctly for someone using a text-to-speech browser that vocalizes Web page text? For someone using a device that instantly translates Web page text into Braille? For someone using a special device or software (such as voice recognition software)...
Web services are rapidly gaining traction in both developer mindshare and the overall technology marketplace. Companies like Amazon and Google have opened access to their back-end IT systems through Web services interfaces. IBM has many customers who have started to use Web services to...
As the industry moves toward a new, process-based application model, it is important to understand the terms and standards involved. There have been many definitions of business process management (BPM) bandied about, but the one that is the easiest to understand and that most accurat...
Analysts and suppliers are all predicting a big upturn in tech spending during 2003, which is good news for the industry as a whole. It is certainly welcome news for software vendors and developers, who have been hit hard over the past year. It's also good news for the economy as a who...