The integrated Web services server makes creating ILE-based Web services as easy as 1-2-3 (well, almost as easy)!
By Nadir Amra and Dan Hiebert
You've all heard the hype surrounding Web services and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA). You possibly have done some research and probably got overwhelmed by the amount of information out there and may have begun to doubt that this stuff can benefit your business. Or maybe you wanted to prototype some business function using Web services and wondered how you can implement Web services on IBM i without having to hire a cadre of consultants.
Build a stable and agile software foundation in a dynamic IBM i and Microsoft world.
By David Brault
Editor's note: This article provides a summary insight into the white paper The Eight Pillars of An Enterprise Application Architecture. The full white paper can be accessed for free by clicking here.
Imagine your worst nightmare comes true. Your new boss starts today, and 15 minutes into his tenure, he calls you to request, "Please come to my office in 30 minutes and bring the company's official application architecture and guidelines document with you." What would your application architecture document look like? For me, I'd most likely spend my last 30 minutes of employment Googling "application architecture" and pasting excerpts from the search results into a document before security escorts me out the door.