Why the ESB will help you say “I don’t care”

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how to present the ideas of the Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) in a way that parallels what we say about loose coupling for SOA in general. I think most people are to used to the idea that SOA supports a layer of abstraction…

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To avoid being open-sourced, show them the code!

This may seem ironic, but one of the best defenses against having your proprietary or non-open sourced software product become open sourced is to show people your code with a restrictive license. Ideally, you would want to show it to exactly those people who would be most likely the ones…

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Links for 3 November, 2004

Internet Explorer Takes Another Market-Share Hit Is IBM the Grid King in Financial Services? Oops! Ford and Oracle mega-software project crumbles Open-Source Software Use Joins The Mix Microsoft’s “Java Envy” Is Undeniable, Don Box Admits (SYS-CON) Regarding the last link, I should note that Don’s comments were part of a…

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