Blogs

As an integration consultant I work almost daily with XML messages. In my opinion in order to work efficiently with XML you need to have XML schemas. XML schemas makes it possible to validate your messages (including those hard to find typo’s in mappings), they...

When running a lot of assets or a small footprint, memory consumption becomes a problem. Luckily the webMethods IS logs the memory usage in the stats logs (for those that don’t have more advanced monitoring like jmx). However these log files contain the usage as...

Last Monday I taught the SAI workshop “Integratie: van EAI over SOA tot Cloud”. I explained that there are many technical web services standards (WS-*). But that there is little attention from software vendors for the standardization of the functional side of web services. There are few standard XML schema...

IBM publishes loads of free Redbooks. But for the IBM BPM solution, there is another great – and free – source of information. i8c colleague Jef pointed me to the free book of Neil Kolban. Neil Kolban is an IBM employee who gathers all there is to know...

As an IT consultant, one spends quite some time getting to and from your project locations. Lately I’ve been spending quite some time on the train. Ideal moment to refresh my BPMN knowledge.  I picked the book “Real-Life BPMN” on Amazon Kindle. The authors –...

The IT infrastructure of large corporations is setting sail to a new promised land called Software-defined data center (SDDC). SDDC envisions to have all elements of the infrastructure — networking, storage, CPU and security – virtualized and delivered as a service. Naysayers argument that SDDC...

Dear webMethods users We are pleased to announce that our code quality project has been added to the open source community and hereby available free of charge for all webMethods customers! The project consists of a sonarqube plugin which allows sonarqube to analyse webMethods flow-code. Sonarqube is a...

Introduction: Command central is one of the new components from WebMethods 9.0 It helps you monitor and manage your environment in one visual tool. This compononent is growing with each version. The way the user management works is a bit different from the other components. A big part of this...