JSR 303 – Bean Validation

Validating data is a common task that is copied in many different layers of an application, from the presentation tier to the persistence layer. Many times the exact same validations will have to be implemented in each separate validation framework, proving time consuming and error. http://parleys.com/display/PARLEYS/Home#title=JSR%20303%20-%20Bean%20Validation;slide=1;talk=14123052

Eclipse Service Oriented Device Architecture (SODA) – Overview and Demo

In this two part screencast, Michael Coté talks with Andy Smith about the Eclipse SODA project, part of the Eclipse OHF effort. In the first part, Andy gives us an overview of the device populated network with edge and centralized servers that SODA services. He then explains the Stepstone use-case …

Solving the SOA Paradox through Application Performance Monitoring

Enterprises are deploying SOAs to gain business flexibility and efficiency. However when it comes to ensuring superior performance this approach and the technologies that underpin it, pose special management challenges. The loose coupling of services offers clear benefits – such as better alignment between business and IT; however, the complexities …