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The Best of the Week (Jan. 31): Enterprise Integration

02.10.2014
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Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Enterprise Integration Zone (Jan. 31 to Feb. 6). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. SOA Perspective and API Echo

The SOA perspective is reverberating into an API echo. During past SOA craze days proponents pitched SOA’s benefits from both business and technical perspectives. The benefits are real, yet sometimes very difficult to obtain. Surprisingly, today’s API proponents target similar benefits, but with an execution twist.

2. Realizing Connected Business Architecture

Obtaining connected business attributes of accessibility, integrated, collaborative, and adaptive require  next-generation platform infrastructure to realize connected business architecture components. Innovative, next-generation platforms decrease the...

3. How to Configure Tomcat/JBoss and Apache HTTPD for Load Balancing and Failover

This article will cover how to setup a load balanced JBoss or Apache Tomcat environment with the fail-over capability for an enterprise environment. This article assumes that both JBoss/Tomcat and Apache HTTPD are setup and running properly in your environment.

4. Hawtio Connecting to Remote ActiveMQ Brokers

Hawtio is an awesome web console that allows you to manage your Java content. Hawtio has a plugin for managing ActiveMQ brokers, and is allowed to run in one JVM and connect remotely to other JVMs. This article covers how to use the latest Hawtio 1.2.2 as a standalone application to connect to remove brokers.

5. B2B Drives Mainframe/API Integration, and Security is a Key Concern

This article breaks down the results of a survey given to the audience of a webinar about popular integration topics such as mainframe integration, cloud services, B2B integration, and a list of primary concerns when it comes to API management.