Archive for August, 2006

Episode 27: Service Oriented Architecture Pt.1

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Episode 27: Service Oriented Architecture Pt.1

SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) appears to be just another hype – after all we have been building distributed systems for quite a while now. But the real value of SOA is non-technical. In this episode Eberhard and Markus discuss the advantages and disadvantages, what SOA actually is and how it compares to other approaches that have been tried out before.

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Episode 26: Interview Jutta Eckstein

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Episode 26: Interview Jutta Eckstein

In this Episode, Arno, Bernd and Markus interview Jutta Eckstein. Jutta is a pioneer and expert on using Agile software development, specifically in larger teams. In the interview we talk about the agile manifesto, the role of personal relationships and trust in software projects, differences between agility in the small and in the large, as well as offshoring.

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Episode 25: Architecture Pt. 2

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Episode 25: Architecture Pt. 2

In this Episode, Michael and Markus continue the discussion about the fundamentals of software architecture (we’re doing it without Alex, because it is really hard to find a suitable time for all of us on the phone :-)). We talk about the various quality attributes (such as performance, scalability, maintainability and many more) and how they relate to each other.

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