WSO2 – Platform 3.0 – What does the name mean? What does WSO2 offer that would be useful to your business?

What does WSO2 mean? First, the name.  WSO2 was started during the web services era a little more than 8 years ago and the name refers to Web Services oxygenated.  The chemical analogy is doubly appropriate because of the component nature of WSO2 software which I describe in a technical blog here. How do you […]

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A simple guide to Cloud Computing, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, BaaS, DBaaS, iPaaS, IDaaS, APIMaaS

Cloud computing is something that I find many people still questioning the value of. http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/onepercent/2012/01/letting-gamers-experience-the.html What is Cloud computing? I don’t know if this qualifies as the “dumb aaS” guide but it is the simplest way I can explain the benefits of Cloud Computing and what all the fuss is about, what these terms mean and […]

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Componentized Composable Platform (Enterprise Quality Lincoln Logs)

As an enterprise architect we are faced with construction solutions for our companies that must be implemented quickly but need to scale to almost arbitrary capacity quickly when demand materializes and must stand the test of time because it is almost impossible to rebuild enterprise applications once they are successful and in production. There are […]

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Selecting a DevOps PaaS Platform

Selecting a DevOps or PaaS Platform is the term to describe automation of the process of moving software products from development to production. This is a key part of creating software agility in an organization and essential to compete in the new enterprise. There are many ways and products to help you achieve DevOps automation […]

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The Landscape of PaaS

THE LANDSCAPE OF PAAS Where to start?  I was at a Cisco meeting a few days ago.   One of the Cisco people proceeded to talk about plans for SDN.   It’s not important to know what SDN is but in the process he went on one of the most impressive diatribes of acronyms I’ve […]

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