New feature lets coders use static SQL for scenarios in which they might otherwise depend on dynamic SQL
IT organizations must come to terms with SOA’s much more rigorous planning, testing, and management requirements
The deal helps position Software AG as an ascendant SOA player in both North America and the EU
BI giant SAS announced expanded System z support for its Enterprise Intelligence Platform and touted a new sub-capacity pricing option, to boot
IBM officials position CICS 3.2 as the no-brainer hub for an organization’s -- any organization’s -- service-oriented architecture.
IBM officials are confident zIIP will take off -- once it’s had time to germinate in the minds of customers
Targets mid-market customers with ITSM aspirations
Composite applications -- containing logic and data from multiple IT sources coupled with Web services standards -- bring higher end-user satisfaction without requiring full SOA implementation, a new research report reveals.
The application server marketplace isn’t the exclusive playground of J2EE and .NET: CICS is amply represented, market watcher IDC says
While many of these data centers may not perceive they are in the world of SOA, they have more than arrived. These are fully distributed applications that are growing in functionality and sophistication, becoming central to the business and in many cases achieving the rank of "mission-critical."
The year was something of a mixed bag, milestone-wise. We offer five trends to watch in 2007.
Mainframe operators need unobstructed visibility into the performance of their IP networks, too.
Customers can service-enable terminal-based applications and effectively transform them into full-fledged SOA assets
It’s a challenge to bring the mainframe into the modern age of service-oriented architecture but there’s a huge payoff once the job is done.
Vista includes a few amenities to which IT pros should warm, but is it enough to justify deploying it in corporate environments?
DataMirror last week trumpeted what it describes as “significant” performance improvements in the latest version of its Transformation Server for z/OS
Successful service-enablement requires a high degree of visibility into an organization’s IT inner workings.
Seagull Software’s Andre Den Haan isn’t a knee-jerk contrarian—but he also isn’t afraid to call it as he sees it
Oracle enters the already-crowded enterprise search market, as IT moves to supply fast but secure search results.
IBM's vision puts the mainframe in the center of a distributed application ecosystem that consumes data served up by zIIP workload engines