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SOA Management Fundamentals and Best Practices

Al Aghili's SOA Session at SOAWorld, June 23-24. in New York City

Development of service-oriented environments is an evolutionary process for organizations of all sizes. The architecture and design decisions made by system architects and developers will impact manageability and flexibility of service infrastructures. Efficient management of loosely-coupled services requires implementing practices to enable visibility, flexibility, and automation of service operations.

Questions to be answered in this session:

  • What architectures are common for service deployment and integration?
  • How can services be built for manageablility?
  • Why is operational visibility essential for SOA management?
  • How does SOA Management fit into SOA Governance?

Speaker Bio: Al Aghili is the CTO and Founder of Managed Methods. Mr. Aghili is a veteran of the performance monitoring industry. Prior to founding Managed Methods, he was Vice President of Engineering at Newmerix. He has also been Director of Technology for Mercury Interactive responsible for all aspects of design, architecture, and release of the performance monitoring software product Mercury obtained through its acquisition of Freshwater Software, where Mr. Aghili was a Senior Software Engineer. Mr. Aghili has also held senior software engineering positions at OneRealm Software, Parexel Corp, and Rogue Wave Software.

SOAWorld Conference & Expo 2008 East
June 23-24, 2008 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City
SOA World Conference & Expo 2008 East brings together the best minds in the business for a two-day conference that offers comprehensive coverage of SOA and what it means to enterprise IT today.

Service-oriented architectures have evolved over the past few years out of the original vision of loosely coupled Web services replacing constrained, stovepiped applications throughout enterprise IT. Every major enterprise technology vendor today has developed its own SOA strategy, supported by innumerable mid-size companies and start-ups offering specific SOA aspects or entire solutions.

Service-oriented architectures (SOAs) have evolved over the past few years out of the original vision of loosely coupled web services replacing constrained, stovepiped applications throughout enterprise IT. Every major enterprise technology vendor today has developed its own SOA strategy, supported by innumerable mid-size companies and start-ups offering specific SOA aspects or entire solutions. This explosive growth in SOA technology is in response to a global demand--IDC estimates that spending on SOA services alone will grow from $8.6 billion to more than $33 billion by 2010.

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Attend SOA World Conference & Expo 2008 East and learn from more than 100 speakers about how SOA is transforming business – and the way IT and business managers think about their businesses, processes, and technology. The topics will include:

  • Enterprise Mash-Ups
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  • EAI Without the Cost
  • Mixed Portal Environments
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