Tag: best practice
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
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
Some things in life are just the “right” thing to do. Take implementing a content managed website. In the early days of content management systems (CMS), there was often no division of content from presentation. This meant that changing branding & look and feel or re-using content across trading divisions was difficult and costly. Also, [...]
Posted: January 9th, 2009 under Alfresco, CMS Made Simple, Content Management, Interwoven, JSR170, Joomla, Magnolia, Open Source, Package Implementation, Percussion Rhythmyx, Web 2.0.
Tags: Alfresco, best practice, cms made simple, content, Content Management, friends provident, html, Interwoven, Joomla, legal and general, Magnolia, mgm advantage, rss, semantic, sharepoint, tagging, template, web, Web 2.0