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Enter Web-scale IT

by Cameron Haight  |  May 16, 2013

  In a research note that was published yesterday, Gartner introduced the term “web-scale IT.”  What is web-scale IT?  It’s our effort to describe all of the things happening at...

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If You Build It, They Will Come

by Eric Knipp  |  November 30, 2009

If You Build It, They Will Come. If You Don't, They Might Build It Anyway. Etsy, a Web proprietor of handmade goods, didn't have a public API. That didn't stop...

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The Hammering in My Head Won't Stop

by Eric Knipp  |  November 24, 2009

Or, in this case the hammering on Best Buy's Remix API. According to @bestbuyremix: 5.7 million API calls yesterday. The 19th to yesterday (5 days) accounts for 61% of our...

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Long Live the Web

by Nick Gall  |  January 6, 2009

Anne Thomas Manes has started the new year of with a bang by declaring: SOA is Dead; Long Live Services. While I agree with many of the sentiments behind Anne's...

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Keep your eyes on the prize

by Gene Phifer  |  November 14, 2008

Last week I was in Detroit delivering a local briefing.  The majority of the audience was from the automakers. You can guess what they were dealing with:  cost cutting above...

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Linked Data: Turning Stovepiped Data Into a Web of Data

by Nick Gall  |  September 19, 2008

In talking with clients about SOA, WOA, and application integration generally, the conversation often turns to best practices for their IFaPs (Identifiers, Formats, and Protocols). First I always stress, as...

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