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Archives for January, 2009


Cloud with API means Cloud platform

by David M. Smith  |  January 15, 2009  |  1 Comment

My colleague Lydia Leong weighed in on a raging controversy in the blogosphere on whether a Cloud requires an API or not.  This is something that has a pretty simple answer.  Deriving from thoughts and works on what we originally called web platform, (now cloud platform), a cloud (or the public cloud) need not have […]

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SOA Schmoa 2.0?

by David M. Smith  |  January 8, 2009  |  1 Comment

I was intrigued to read Anne Thomas Manes SOA obituary. Several people pointed me to it, often with some comment along the lines of “SOA, Schmoa”.  Some of you may know of my (in)famous slide by that name that I used at Gartner’s Application Integration and Web Services summit in the fall of 2004.  It […]

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