Best Thoughts on SOA

Ambrose Little / Wednesday, November 15, 2006

I finally got a chance to start looking at the blog posts that have been piling up in my Newsgator for a few months now, and I was pleasantly surprised by probably the best thoughts on SOA I've seen in a long time.  I'm really glad that Rocky's fighting the good fight on this one, and he's been consistent, too.  Another, more thorough commentary on the subject is provided by a good friend of mine, Tom Fuller, in his article last year on The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Service-Oriented Architecture.

The bottom line, IMO, is that working towards SOA is a good thing, but we have to be very cautious and extremely deliberate in how we get there.  I think most good architects know this, but we have to get the message out there and overcome the hype to minimize the trough of despair.