Posts Tagged ‘software architecture’

Live blogging from the 2006 Rational Software Development Conference

Wednesday, June 7th, 2006

The 2006 Rational Software Development Conference is taking place these days in Orlando, Florida – and Kelly Drahzal from IBM Rational is blogging live from the conference. [Via Andy Piper]

Microsofts Skyscrapr architecture site launched

Tuesday, May 30th, 2006

Microsoft has just launched a community for IT architects called Skyscrapr. Skyscrapr is described as: Skyscrapr is your window on the architectural perspective. Discover the different disciplines of system architecture, as well as perspectives on building successful systems. Check out our architects’ blogs, learn about industry trends, download webcasts, watch videos, find training, and more. […]

Dana Bredemeyer and Ruth Malan: Resources for Software Architects

Sunday, May 28th, 2006

I just came across Resources for Software Architects – a very interesting site on software architecture by Dana Bredemeyer and Ruth Malan. The Software Architecture Links section of the site has lots of links to resources on software architecture including links to blogs by software architects. Ruth Malan herself has a blog called A Trace […]

Tutorial: Visualize with Rational Software Modeler: UML 2.0 modeling

Wednesday, May 24th, 2006

A new tutorial for Rational Software Modeler has been published: Visualize with Rational Software Modeler: UML 2.0 modeling. The tutorial will introduce you to some of the visual UML 2.0 modeling capabilities in RSM. A similar tutorial from March 2006 is available for Rational Software Architect: Visualize with Rational Software Architect.

Down for maintenance?

Friday, May 19th, 2006

As I write this, the IBM developerWorks site is down for maintenance… perhaps someone should have a look at the web architecture behind the developerWorks site to avoid downtime when doing maintenance 😉 “The IBM developerWorks Web site is currently under maintenance. Please try again later.” Actually I was going to the developerWorks site to […]

The benefits of software architecting

Friday, May 19th, 2006

Peter Eeles (Senior IT Architect, IBM) has published his fourth and final article on developerWorks Architecture in a series on software architecture – this time on the benefits of software architecting. The article “covers the benefits that a business and an IT organization can derive from a sound software architecture”. The article appears in the […]

Tutorial: Hello World, Part 1 – Rational Software Architect

Tuesday, May 9th, 2006

A new tutorial called “Hello World, Part 1: Rational Software Architect” has been posted on developerWorks. The tutorial is the first tutorial in the “Hello World! Series”, which will provide high-level overviews of various IBM software products. Part 2 of this series will introduce you to Rational Application Developer. The tutorial “introduces you to IBM […]

Mainframe for the masses?

Friday, April 28th, 2006

Yesterday on April 27 IBM announced a new mainframe for small and medium sized businesses called the IBM System z9 Business Class. From the press release: “IBM today launched a new System z9 Business Class mainframe with pricing starting at around $100,000 and designed to tackle the critical computing challenges of our time: the coming […]

Architectural patterns and Domino (Show’n Tell Thursday)

Thursday, April 27th, 2006

This is my first contribution to the Lotus Notes and Domino Blogging Community Show’n Tell Thursday series. I will give a high-level introduction to architectural patterns using Patterns for e-business as the specific example of architectural patterns and introduce how Patterns for e-business can be used for Lotus Domino applications. What are Patterns for e-business?: […]

Tutorial: Explore database tools in Rational Data Architect

Tuesday, April 25th, 2006

A new tutorial called “Explore database tools in Rational Data Architect” has been posted on developerWorks. The tutorial “guides you through the steps to begin database development using Rational Data Architect. You will learn how to create, edit, deploy, and debug SQL stored procedures. This tutorial also covers how to share a project in CVS.”