“SOA What” – the newest hit in dev rock

January 13 2009

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Mark Bromfield, a senior programmer at Interval came up with this witty little jingle that we all get a (Mule) kick out of. Listen for yourself!

Lyrics are posted here if you’d like to sing along.

Did SOA Just Die?

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There is an interesting post by Anne Thomas Maines from Burton Group exclaiming that SOA has gone the way of the Dodo:

Once thought to be the savior of IT, SOA instead turned into a great failed experiment—at least for most organizations. SOA was supposed to reduce costs and increase agility on a massive scale. Except in rare situations, SOA has failed to deliver its promised benefits.