Presentation at the 5th SOA & Cloud Symposium, London 9/24

I’ll be presenting “Federated ESB with Microsoft Azure – Architecture & Patterns” at the 5th International SOA & Cloud Symposium in London on September 24th. The abstract of the presentation is: With the move to mass-market, multi-tenant SaaS solutions, integration will become even more important than it is today. Now companies can start to deliver their … [Read more…]

Synchronous integration is a myth

Once in a while, as an integration architect you’ll get into discussions with customers about the infamous synchronous versus asynchronous integration topic. When integrating a frontend (let’s say, SharePoint Enterprise Portal) with (a combination of) backend system(s), people tend to complain about the fact that BizTalk Server cannot handle that integration in a synchronous fashion. That is, … [Read more…]