Transtitioning to SOA
This was a presentation I conducted at an ITWeb SOA Conference in Johannesburg South Africa during October 2009. The presentation illustrates what an organization needs to do to transition to SOA at a strategic level, at both an enterprise and IT architecture level as well as a showing a road map that indicates how to start the transition [hide -3] MZ – IT Web SOA Conference 2009.zip (10 MB) [/hide] [hide +3] You need to be a Licensed ZapThink Architect to Access this Document. Sign up today! [/hide]…

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Reservation Pattern
I just saw an interesting post at Dr. Dobbs about the SOA Reservation Pattern at http://dobbscodetalk.com/index.php?option=com_myblog&show=SOA-Patterns—Reservation.html&Itemid=29. The basic idea is that there is a problem with the Compensating Transactions pattern (presented in the LZA Boot Camp course). Sometimes Compensations fail, leading to Very Bad Things. Instead, a two-phase approach should be taken whereby a service reserves the resources it needs, then confirms that reservation at a later time (though not too much later).

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SOBAs
Planning SOBAs – Exercise 9 [hide -3] SOBAs – Ex9.pdf (75 KB) [/hide] [hide +3] You need to be a Licensed ZapThink Architect to Access this Document. Sign up today! [/hide]…

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Project Plan/Roadmap
SOA Roadmap and Project Plan – Exercise 8 [hide -3] SOA Roadmap & Project Plan – Ex8.pdf (608 KB) [/hide] [hide +3] You need to be a Licensed ZapThink Architect to Access this Document. Sign up today! [/hide]…

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