Subject: RE: [regrep] Should IBM being working with us on this?
Thanks Farrukh! Kathryn Breininger Boeing Library Services 425-965-0182 phone -----Original Message----- From: Farrukh S. Najmi [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Sent: Monday, April 30, 2007 10:26 AM To: David RR Webber (XML) Cc: email@example.com Subject: Re: [regrep] Should IBM being working with us on this? My response to the blog may be found here: <http://blogs.zdnet.com/service-oriented/5208-10536-0.html?forumID=1&thr eadID=33251&messageID=610630&start=-1> David RR Webber (XML) wrote: > FYI. But the recent developments the past week on rr-dev on using > OMAR with simpler GUI tools - maybe what IBM needs here? Sometimes a > simple breakthrough can make all the difference in adoption... > > I would suggest some dialogue could be critical - especially given > IBMs commit to regrep for IHE/XDS - aligning on the one secure > registry base would be a power play for them... > > DW > > IBM Calls for New SOA Registry Standard Joe McKendrick, ZDNet Blog > > IBM spokespeople are saying that the UDDI standard for registries > isn't cutting it, and the "time is now" for a new registry standard > more focused on today's SOA realities. In the meantime, IBM will be > offering a proprietary solution. In a new report in ITWeek, IBM > managers state that SOAs have stretched the Universal Description, > Discovery and Integration (UDDI) web services standard to the limit, > and that it's time for a new standard. > > Burton Group's Anne Thomas Manes had just issued a report that IBM's > WebSphere Service Registry and Repository > (WSRR) 6.0.1 doesn't fully support UDDI, the commonly accepted > standard behind SOA registries. IBM, however, says that UDDI was > originally designed for Web services, which invoke point-to-point > connections across the network. (In fact, it was designed to be the "Yellow Pages" > of the e-business world.) > > But what enterprises need now is a registry standard that addresses > the building-block, enterprise approach of SOA, Big Blue says. SOAs > require different information about services than do Web services, IBM > claimed. According to Sunil Murthy, a manager for WebSphere Service > Registry and Repository at IBM's Software Group, UDDI will not allow > for role-based access to services, does not let companies manage a > service's life cycle to enable governance, and does not allow for > services to be searched. The IBM representatives quoted in the article > could not predict what a new registry standard would or should look > like, but said vendors should take their time in sorting things out. > http://blogs.zdnet.com/service-oriented/?p=864 > See also Burton: > http://searchwebservices.techtarget.com/originalContent/0,289142,sid26 > _gci1252107,00.html > > "The way to be is to do" - Confucius (551-472 B.C.) -- Regards, Farrukh Web: http://www.wellfleetsoftware.com