By now most everybody has heard of the term SOA which stands for Service Oriented Architecture and if you are like others, including myself, you have been inundated with high-level zero-informative type explanations that abstract the definition out to the point of no return. In this blog entry I would like give my take on […]

What’s in a name?

Back in February, IBM Systems Magazine ran an article “The Name Game” by Neil Tardy. Yours truly was quoted in the article … but Neil only mentioned the names of my wife and my laptops (lorien & rohan respectively). For the record: The main mail server that runs is named ‘rivendell’ and the primary […]