More services, more performance hits

Summary:As I mentioned in a posting last week, Webservices.Org identified a well-advanced group of companies implementing service-oriented architectures.

As I mentioned in a posting last week, Webservices.Org identified a well-advanced group of companies implementing service-oriented architectures. Out of 1,000 respondents to a survey, we pinpointed 50 sites (or five percent) that have more than 20 functioning Web services that are shared between business units.

As Web services and SOA becomes more pervasive throughout the organization, concern about performance impacts grows.  "Beginners" who are just starting to roll out point-to-point interfaces are not likely to worry about new stresses on their networks and servers. However, a majority of our "Fab 50" advanced deployers, 53%, report they have run into performance problems.

You can catch details on this report on May 10th in a Webcast I will be conducting, facilitated by Systinet.  Details on registering for the Webcast can be found here.

 

Topics: Cloud

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Joe McKendrick is an author and independent analyst who tracks the impact of information technology on management and markets. Joe is co-author, along with 16 leading industry leaders and thinkers, of the SOA Manifesto, which outlines the values and guiding principles of service orientation. He speaks frequently on cloud, SOA, data, and... Full Bio

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