Wednesday, August 11, 2004

Role of the App Server

Somebody ones wrote "To design is to fit form into a context". Of course, here is the valley, we have been fitting "form into a function".

In the web services world, while designing the SOA, we are ones again fitting a form into a function instead of the context. The context of application servers was just that "Servers". The context of SOA is not a server, but the network. Ones vendors realize that we will actually have an SOA solution that does not cost a arm and a leg.

Elephant in the Datacenter

I hear conversations at eateries discussing virtual wires to move packets between software endpoints. I believe the problem of moving  packe...