SOA and Virtualization: How Do They Fit Together?

Industry discussion on Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and virtualization positions them as separate, though related, topics today. Because of the wealth of public discussion on each technology, IT managers may wonder whether they are in any sense connected to each other. In fact, the technologies that come with virtualization can be seen as the key enablers

The Instantly Responsive Enterprise: The Marriage of Business Process Management and Complex Event Processing

Over the last several years, business process management (BPM) has evolved from a mysterious alchemy of arc-and-bubble graphics to a mainstream tool of the trade for business-led IT integration. In a parallel universe, complex event processing (CEP) has expanded beyond the ethereal domain of foreign-exchange trading to include everything from transportation logistics to customer relationship

The Java Virtual Appliance – No OS Required

With corporate data centers at or near their physical limit, virtualization is fast emerging as the best way to meet the growing demand for computing capacity. Adding physical capacity isn’t a fast, easy, or readily scalable option. Sometimes it’s hardly an option at all: building new data centers takes too long and costs too much,

BEA Weblogic Operation Control : Application Virtualization for Enterprise Java

Many organizations are adopting virtualization technologies as part of their drive to increase utilization and reduce infrastructure costs, and at the same time improve their ability to respond rapidly to new line-of-business initiatives. Hypervisor-based virtualization platforms, such as VMware’s Virtual Infrastructure, have allowed them to consolidate their IT deployments onto a much-reduced number of servers

Applying a BPM and SOA Approach

Leverage a new kind of Business Integration, including BPM and SOA, to transform technical capabilities into business agility. This free white paper demonstrates how to base Business Integration initiatives on a uniquely effective combination of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Business Process Management (BPM). Time was when Business Integration was either top-down (turning processes into operations)

Innovate over SAP with Service-Oriented Architecture, Business Process Management, and Enterprise Social Computing

Don’t replace SAP, supercharge it. Leverage your legacy Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for dramatically improved agility and visibility. In this free white paper, learn how to unlock the hidden potential of SAP and other ERP systems to improve agility and responsiveness. Discover how the right mix of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), Business Process Management (BPM),

BEA WebLogic Event Server Performance

This front office use case showcases low latency at very high data rates, during the monitoring of multiple data streams. This free case study puts BEA WebLogic Event Server through its paces in a financial environment. A lightweight, Java-based (non-J2EE) application server designed specifically to support event-driven applications, BEA WebLogic Event Server proved itself adept

The Integration Journey—a Field Guide to Enterprise Integration for SOA

Take an informative tour of integration approaches and tools, and learn to leverage your investments with a service-oriented approach. This compelling white paper cuts through the business integration clutter by envisioning integration approaches, goals, and tools as a landscape. The result is a complete and well-organized tour of Service-Oriented Architecture’s (SOA’s) capabilities, and how SOA