Archive for the ‘WebSphere Service Registry and Repository’ Category

Version 7 announcement

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Two weeks ago I was a little pre-occupied with my own announcement and consequently failed to highlight the announcement for the next version of WebSphere ESB, Process Server and Integration Developer.

WebSphere ESB 6.2

Friday, December 12th, 2008

One of the disadvantages of being back in development is that much of my work is confidential. As the quantity of technical posts on here recently demonstrates – this is not conducive to blogging. Thankfully Version 6.2 of the entire BPM stack became generally available today so the flood gates have opened. developerWorks already has articles covering the new functionality in WebSphere Integration Developer and WebSphere Process Server so, rather than just relisting the features, I’m going to provide a slightly more personal view, focussing on the new content in WebSphere ESB.


Impact announcements

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

IBM’s “Smart SOA” conference is taking place in Vegas this week as a result of which there have been a number of announcements pertinent to the product set that I work with…

Service Life Cycle

Monday, June 11th, 2007

Arnauld Desprets and Laurent Rieu are two of IBM’s European leaders in the SOA governance space so it’s worth reading their developerWorks article on implementing and enforcing a service lifecycle with WebSphere Service Registry and Repository. A reminder though that WebSphere Integration Developer isn’t the only mechanism to create SACL and OWL files.

Registry and Repository Access Control

Thursday, June 7th, 2007

If you’re going to put all of your services in to a single registry along with the artefacts that describe them then security is going to be important to you. WebSphere Service Registry and Repository has a comprehensive fine-grained access control mechanism based on the industry standard XACML. There is a developerWorks series starting which describes the details. (And no, I’m not just plugging it because Gary was once my mountain marathon partner!)

.Net access to WebSphere Service Regstiry and Repository

Sunday, May 13th, 2007

The subject of accsesing WebSphere Service Registry and Repository from a .Net environment is one that crops up frequently on the newsgroups. It’s therefore great to see that John Colgrave and other members of the development team have released a developerWorks article on this topic.

Registry updates

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

Another plug for the WebSphere Service Registry and Repository Handbook as a) it has been recently refreshed and b) that refresh saw my name added back in to the acknowledgements. And, while on this subject, I think I’ve probably neglected to highlight the Version 6.0.2 announcement that came out in the middle of last month. The key new features are undoubtedly UDDI synchronization, high availability through clustering, and binary document support. Electronic availability is slated for 25 May.

WSTC Day 4

Thursday, April 26th, 2007

I was up early again this morning to sit the SOA fundamentals test before breakfast. This I duly passed along with the Architectural Design of SOA Solutions test later in the day. So, as with Andy, I can now claim to be an IBM Certified SOA Associate and SOA Solution Designer. It does, however, prove that you don’t need to read or even buy Sandy Carter’s book. In fact, knowing that services should be stateless and that the one answer containing an IBM product is likely to be the right one will get you a long way!