Tag Archive for service oriented architecture

Why Cloud-Based Data Still Needs Service Oriented Architecture

Mega Clouds!

by Angela Guess Joe McKendrick of ZDnet recently opined, “While you can implement cloud computing without a second thought to service oriented architecture, any good enterprise cloud infrastructure really should have a solid architectural foundation. Without such a foundation, there is uneven governance, haphazard security, and uncertain scalability. In other words, one may end up…

The Power of Data Virtualization

by Angela Guess A recent article reports, “As every child knows, learning how to share toys with others is an important, but difficult to learn skill. The same is true for diverse groups within large enterprises, except instead of toys, data is the object of the sharing. Large enterprises learned long ago that effective sharing…

Hand-in-Glove Concepts of SOA and MDM

by Angela Guess A recent article on service oriented architecture (SOA), master data management (MDM), and cloud computing states that SOA and MDM “are hand-in-glove concepts. Cloud computing, meanwhile, may cover both bases.” Aaron Zornes, chief research officer of the MDM Institute says, “SOA is useless without MDM content. SOA doesn’t address data; it only…