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As well as being System Integrators, Sceneric also have a Software Development arm, currently developing products for the Financial Services industry.
Therefore, at the Magnolia Conference, it was interesting to see the proposition the guys from NRG Edge are putting together. They are currently building an online banking solution, the Marketing Portal aspect of which [...]
As an SME consulting company, we often come up against large offshore development set-ups and the classic accountancy argument “We’ll use them as their day rates are a fraction of yours”. There is an obvious problem with this – software development is complicated and expertise gained over years of coding, integrating and testing can lead [...]
Posted: March 15th, 2009 under Delivery, Enterprise Integration, Financial Services, Industries, Investment Banking, Java, Life and Pensions, Methodology, Mule, SOA, Technology.
Tags: Axis, best practice, CXF, expert, Integration, Java, Mule, offshore, SOA, Webservices
A few months ago we created a proof of concept to access the Magnolia JCR container using Webservices so that a PHP based site we were building could access new items within an Enterprise Class CMS. It turned out to be remarkably easy:
To integrate Axis 1.4 into Magnolia:
Download the Axis distribution
Copy the jars into the [...]
Posted: February 5th, 2009 under Architecture, Content Management, Enterprise Integration, JSR170, Java, Magnolia, Open Source, Package Implementation, Technology, Web 2.0.
Tags: Content Management, Integration, Java, Magnolia
As a Java teccy who has spent a significant proportion of the last few years designing, building, specifying, analysing and frequently criticising CMS solutions it was pleasing to watch the development of the Java Content Repository (JSR 170 and JSR 283) Specification – It felt as though it was a significant step towards standardising what [...]
One of the things that is a constant surprise is finding clients with slow Java systems that spend a tonne of cash on new hardware but don’t configure their systems to make full use of it. A classic problem is leaving the application server settings as per first install, with very low JVM heap size [...]
Posted: January 13th, 2009 under Architecture, Hosting, Java, Retail, Technology.
Tags: best practice, clustering, hardware, heap, Hosting, Java, JVM, optimisation, performance, stability
I first started using ATG at version 5.1 in 2001. It struck me at the time as an excellent eCommerce product suite and as my role over the years from changed from consultant to purchaser and back again I was surprised that there were very few (if any) equivalent packages out there. As the director [...]