A consequence of Service Oriented Architectures is the burning need to provide services at scale. The architecture that has evolved to satisfy these requirements is a little known technique called the Cell Architecture.A Cell Architecture is based on the idea that massive scale requires parallelization and parallelization requires components be isolated from each other. These islands of isolation are called cells.
Slow and steady wins the race in building out Twitter's internal architecture. 'Failure is always an option,' says the company's lead service developer. Read Post
In a new report, Paula Bernier provides anecdotal evidence that telecommunications companies are beginning to favor the REST protocol as a mechanism for service oriented architectural approaches — at least for Web 2.0 development. S... Read Post