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Simple DevOps Chain

A Simple DevOps Chain

A Pipeline of Tasks Illustrating a Simple DevOps Chain DevOps is the amalgalm of development activities and the business continuity provided by operations teams.  It unites the efforts of what are still two teams, with different competencies, into one value chain. DevOps creates and sustains a unified process for transforming technical requirements into live code […]

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Impressive Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Impressive Amazon Web Services: First Glance

Amazon Web Services: Background Amazon Web Services (AWS) have revolutionised the way we view IT provisioning.  AWS makes so many things easier, and often cheaper too.  The benefits scale from the SME right up to corporates; no segment is left out.  Complexity is abstracted away, and with a little effort, large and/or complex systems can […]

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Oracle BPEL Subprocess

There are quite a few new features in Oracle BPEL 12c and here is one that I really like; the BPEL subprocess – a task/algorithm that is an association (not composition) of an activity/process. The concept has been around for decades and it has featured in process diagrams and BPMN notation for quite a while, […]

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Service Factory

Factory Approach to Service Engineering

Rhema Bytes: A Factory Approach to Service Engineering When most people think of a factory, the imagery that is conjured is one of mindless repetition, and the generation of large numbers of low-value items. A good example is a nut & bolt factory. In this world, value accrues to the investors from the little profit […]

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SOA Services Abstraction

There are many ways to conceptualise SOA services within an enterprise, and there are many ways to organise the implementation units. Here is an illustration of the SOA services architecture of a recent client. I think it is a tidy model, but as in my recent post on governance, “Rhema Bytes: Governance a Rope that […]

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Simple Canonical Schema For Maturing SOA

In a previous article (Custom XSD Schema…) I examined the options open to the information architect when deciding on the adoption of XSD schema for SOA service messaging, and whether to choose an industry/community standard or go for a bespoke design that is tailored for the organisation at the point in time. In this article, […]

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Test Automation mit SOAP UI

Test Automation With Plain SoapUI

Have you ever wanted to run some features that are only available in SOAP UI Pro? Well, a little grasp of Groovy scripting can help you to simulate some of those high-falutin features that would have cost you $$$ per year in licenses.  Here is one neat feature that I really like. Running All Projects […]

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