Michael Stevens

7 articles

Understanding Service-Oriented Architecture

Service-Oriented Architecture Web services promote an environment for systems that is loosely coupled and interoperable. Many of the concepts for Web services come from a...

Interview with Jim Russell, Director of Emerging Technologies for IBM Websphere

Developer.com asked Michael Stevens to interview Jim Russell, Director of Emerging Technologies for IBM Websphere. Jim, welcome to Developer.com. Thank you for letting...

Anatomy of a J2EE Service

<!-- Anatomy of a J2EE Service --> A well-designed service will have multiple layers that perform specific functions. A layer is a package of software...

Multi-Grained Services

Most of the technologies used for service-oriented architectures are fairly easy to implement. Web services, for example, uses XML and HTTP, both of which...

The Benefits of a Service-Oriented Architecture

A service-oriented architecture has services that developers create in a service layer. The services that they develop have published interfaces. These interfaces...

Service-Oriented Architecture Introduction, Part 2

A service-oriented architecture is one that has a robust service layer. The services in the service layer have the ability to be invoked...

Service-Oriented Architecture Introduction, Part 1

With the introduction of Web Services over the last year or so, there has been a renewed interest in service-oriented architecture (SOA). An SOA...

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