Category: WebSphere Community

AlbeesOnline: The Road to Hell is Paved with Good Intentions

AlbeesOnline has posted a great article showing how difficult integration projects can be when you need to work with teams spread across an organization. A relatively straightforward project turns into a Frankenstein of text files and workarounds. It also shows the reason why projects have meetings that involve 20-30 people five times a week, you […]

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WebSphere Process Server operational architecture: Part 1: Base architecture and infrastructure components

Part 1 of this two-part article series dives deeply into the operational
architecture of IBM WebSphere Process Server. This article introduces you to concepts, such as Service Component Architecture (SCA), Business Process
Choreographer (BPC) and Service Integration Bus (SIB) in the context of WebSphere
Process Server, and shows you how they work together to build a secure
transactional runtime environment for your SOA. In this respect, you will be able to
better articulate the technical architecture of WebSphere Process Server, which will
improve your ability to operate WebSphere Process Server in your organization..

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Is SOA Dead? – Webinar hosted by the WebSphere User Group

Well I sure hope not but the Global WebSphere Community is holding a one hour chat on the subject: begin a Session dates: Wednesday, December 3, 2008 Starting time: 3:00 pm, GMT -05:00, Eastern Standard Time (New York) Many organizations have started down the path of SOA, only to find that reality is more challenging […]

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WebSphere Process Server invocation styles

From DeveloperWorks, WebSphere Process Server invocation styles As you author applications in WebSphere Integration Developer, you may find it necessary to set or verify the invocation style that one component will use to call another. Users are often surprised to find that this is not as easy a task as it may seem. This article […]

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Error Handling in WebSphere Process Server: Developing an Error Handling Strategy

From DeveloperWorks, Error handling in WebSphere Process Server, Part 1: Developing an error handling strategy With the emergence of service oriented solutions, we’ve seen a sharp rise in developer productivity. Developers are empowered with a new found freedom of service construction and reuse. However, with this freedom comes an increased exposure to inconsistent service definitions. […]

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Establish a policy-driven SOA using WebSphere Service Registry and Repository and WebSphere ESB

The WS-Policy specification provides a simple language for expressing
policies supported by Web services. IBM WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
supports loading, changing, and retrieving policy documents, and also supports
using policy attachments to link a given policy with a service. This can then be
used by a run time component, like an Enterprise Service Bus, to retrieve
defined policies for a particular service or operation and act accordingly.
This article shows how you can utilize standard WS-Policy documents stored in a
registry to impact run time behavior in an ESB — and then change that behavior
on the fly with no code changes or redeployment. (IBM WebSphere Developer Technical Journal)

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What’s new in WebSphere Application Server V7

IBM WebSphere Application Server V7 has powerful new features and dramatic
enhancements to help you achieve heightened productivity, stronger security, tighter
integration, and simplified administration. Find out about some of the new key
features that enable this new release to provide a flexible and reliable foundation
for your service-oriented architecture.

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ICTY Toronto 2008: Lower Operational Costs and Improving Quality of Service Using Application Virtualization

This presentation was subtitled: Accelerate Business agility and cost savings with websphere virtual enterprise. THis address the question, “How can you minimize the amount of ‘whitespace’ (deadspace) on machines when typical infastructure relys on being able to process peak performance”. Can we instead somehow provision for average performance and leverage more machines when the peak […]

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