Ross Mason is the founder of Mule, an open source enterprise service bus that implements the Gregor and Hohpe Enterprise Integration Patterns. Easy to install and configure, Mule does not place heavy demands on developers – there is no required canonical form, services can be expressed in a number of ways, and it supports a … Read More
One of the first questions enterprise clients ask us when they evaluate an open source platform is, “How good is the support?” The assumption is that a commercial platform means reliable 24/7 support while open source means you’re more or less on your own. But the opposite is often true: Not only are many open … Read More
Ken speaks to Tom Purcell, an architect withChariot Solutions, about Enterprise ServiceBus technologies. They discuss when an ESBmight be used in an SOA environment, some ofthe vendors, technical and non-technical challenges.