Category Archives: Architecture

The Tyrant System

It’s time to name something in the enterprise integration landscape: the tyrant system. The tyrant system is where your project dreams go to die. The tyrant system does not answer to anyone. The tyrant system has releases once in a … Continue reading

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10 Questions To Ask About An API

The presence of an API in the systems we were buying or building used to be a nice feature to have. It would be appreciated by those trying to write management reports, but it would not be foremost in the … Continue reading

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10 Things You’ll Do On Every Messaging Project – Designing an Adapter Framework

This is the second in our series on life on an enteprise messaging project. This time we will be discussing that adapter framework you noticed appearing in the development team’s conversations. There’s no line for it on the project plan, … Continue reading

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Ten Things You’ll Do On Every Messaging Project – Intro

So you’ve read Enterprise Patterns, and understood at least half of it. You’ve either finally got Eclipse working, or downloaded last week’s service pack for Visual Studio. You’re ready to write your first enterprise messaging solution – but what’s it … Continue reading

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AWS Cloud – Mostly Local Showers

AWS Cloud – Introduction to AWS – 27th September 2011 We attended the ‘AWS Cloud – Introduction to AWS’ conference in London today (27th September, 2011), to hear a keynote from Amazon CTO Dr. Werner Vogels, technical evangelism from Matt … Continue reading

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