Posts Tagged ‘software architecture’

Virtualization of 700 servers on two mainframes

Friday, December 29th, 2006

InformationWeek has an interesting article on how Nationwide has consolidated more than 700 Intel and Unix servers on two IBM System z9 mainframes. Nationwide is running a version of Novell’s Suse Linux on the mainframes in VMware and IBM Virtualization Engine software. I have previously blogged about the IBM System z9 Business Class and its […]

Rational Software Delivery Platform V7.0 released

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

IBM has today released the Rational Software Delivery Platform V7.0 – a comprehensive set of products that include the long awaited Rational Software Architect V7.0 (RSA) and Rational Application Developer V7.0 (RAD) and also products such as Rational Functional Tester V7.0 and Rational Performance Tester V7.0.

Rational Data Architect V7.0 released

Friday, December 1st, 2006

Rational Data Architect V7.0 has been released on November 28 – and integration with Rational Software Architect has now been improved. A webcast on December 19 will introduce the new version and its new features.

LAUNCH has been released!

Sunday, November 19th, 2006

LAUNCH – the first movie on SOA has been released. Enjoy! … and Kelly: sorry, it isn’t Morgan Freeman as the detective. It’s a not so known actor called Thomas Merdis.

Tutorial: Design SOA services with Rational Software Architect

Friday, September 22nd, 2006

A new tutorial called “Design SOA services with Rational Software Architect” has been posted on developerWorks. The tutorial is part 1 of a series and “you will learn about the relationship between a set of tools in the IBM® Rational® Software Development Platform that you will use as you design an SOA-based service using Model-Driven […]

Rational Software Architect V7.0 open beta program

Wednesday, September 13th, 2006

You can now preregister for the Rational Software Architect V7.0 and Rational Functional Tester V7.0 open beta program. The beta program is set to start in October 2006. From the press release: “Clients participating in the beta program can experiment with new and improved features that help implement service oriented architectures, systems development, and geographically […]

Free "SOA for Dummies" book!

Tuesday, August 8th, 2006

IBM is was giving away a free copy of “SOA for Dummies”. Go ahead and order your copy. Aug. 9 update from Bobby Woolf: “The IBM offering is not the full book, it’s a subset aimed at businesspeople. The full book is 384 pages; the free IBM version is 66 pages, focusing on the business […]

Draft Redbook on Linux virtual servers under z/VM

Tuesday, July 18th, 2006

A draft Redbook on Linux virtual servers on IBM zSeries and System z9 under z/VM is available. The Redbook shows in a cookbook format how to install and configure z/VM in an LPAR and then how to install Linux under the z/VM – thereby enabling Linux on z/Series. The book uses RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 […]

Webcast: IBM Rational Data Architect for Blueprinting Your Enterprise Infrastructure

Friday, July 14th, 2006

IBM is hosting a webcast titled “IBM Rational Data Architect for Blueprinting Your Enterprise Infrastructure” on July 18, 2006. From the description: “Learn how Rational Data Architect can help your organization gain a full and thorough understanding of your enterprise information architecture and how to create master blueprint of this information in the form of […]

Tutorial: Visualize with Rational Web Developer

Wednesday, June 7th, 2006

A tutorial for Rational Web Developer has been published: Visualize with Rational Web Developer. This tutorial will introduce you to “building, testing, and deploying Web, Web services, and Java applications” and show you how to “create a Web service, create a JavaServer Faces page, and link that page to a Service Data Object using the […]