Jim Webber, TweetAuthor of "Developing Enterprise Web Services - An Architect's Guide"
Biography: Jim Webber
Dr. Jim Webber is the Global Head of Architecture for ThoughtWorks where he works with clients on delivering dependable service-oriented systems. Jim was formerly a senior researcher with the UK E-Science programme where he developed strategies for aligning Grid computing with Web Services practices and architectural patterns for dependable Service-Oriented computing. Jim has extensive Web Services architecture and development experience as an architect with Arjuna Technologies and was the lead developer with Hewlett-Packard on the industry's first Web Services Transaction solution.
Jim is an active speaker in the Web Services space and is co-author of the book "Developing Enterprise Web Services - An Architect's Guide" in addition to being a contributing author to other books and articles.
Jim holds a B.Sc. in Computing Science and Ph.D. in Parallel Computing both from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Presentation: Tweet"Lessons Learned in Large HTTP-Centric Systems"
Keywords: HTTP, case study, enterprise, scalability, agile, devops
Target audience: Architects/developers with an interest in large-scale distributed systems; decision makers who want to understand the cost benefits of HTTP-centric systems versus middleware-based systems
Training: Tweet"REST in Practice - A Tutorial on Web-based Distributed Systems"
- Introduction and Motivation
- The Web Architecture
- Simple Web Integration including POX and URI tunnelling
- CRUD Services using URI templates and HTTP
- Semantics using Microformats and RDF
- Hypermedia and the REST architectural style
- Scalability and how a text-based client-server polling protocol outperforms everything else!
- ATOM and ATOMPub for event-driven and pub/sub applications Security
- Conclusions and further thoughts