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  • SOA - What's there to be afraid of?

    The other day someone mentioned that people are afraid of SOA… well, BOO! I think that's just plain crazy. People should not be afraid of SOA. On the other hand, I can certainly understand why they might be. SOA can result in distributed architectures, which can, in turn, result in implementation...
    February 01, 2008
  • I Feel So Bloated

    No, I'm not having a fat day. I'm just exhausted from talking with people who are trying to boil the ocean in order to cook a couple of fish for dinner.

    A question came up yesterday about the "tight coupling" between...

    January 31, 2008
  • LINQ posing challenges for Java futures?

    dotNETConnections was quoted today's SD Times on the challenges ahead for Java as LINQ and the new programming paradigms gathers pace and momentum in the .NET space. Some interesting reactions from...
    January 30, 2008
  • 2008 Data Access Predictions

    Bloggers are seemingly required to make a list of predictions for 2008. My colleague, Jonathan Bruce has opted out of this and instead highlighted some of his favorites. Since I'm not as "distinguished" as JB in the blogosphere, I'm going to take a stab at my data access predictions (plus a couple of...
    January 30, 2008
  • We're Running Out of Words II

    It's interesting when you have a shared blog... sometimes coordinating posts with others so there is no talking over each other leads to no one posting. It's especially hard for me, as I'm a "mood poster" - meaning, I post when I'm in the mood. Fortunately, I'm usually in the mood to talk...

    January 30, 2008