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Avi Rosenthal

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Capability Analysis Source: English Wikipedia Microservices is a new architectural style based upon independent services. The terms Microservices and Microservices Architecture are often used. It is an architecture based on independent relatively small components named Micro Services. Some people may think that Microservices Architecture is a new and improved Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). It is not. Martin Fowler is the first name mentioned in articles about Micro Services. Fowler is a British Software Engineer specialized in Software development. I read the article: Microservices in Fowler's Web site. I am more confused about Microservices characteristics after reading the article. The article was written by James Lewis and Martin Fowler. What Microservice Architecture is and what Microservice is? The articles discussed the following characteristics of Microserv... (more)

Customers Typology: The Captive who Knows Everything

One of the posts in the Customers Typology series was titled: Customers Typology: The Captive. I described The Captive as: "The Captive Customer's opinion is that someone else is the Oracle. He will do whatever the Oracle will say". Frequently the Oracle is a Software and/or Hardware vendor. Another post was titled: Customers Typology: The Customer who Knows Everything. I described customer of that type as: "This Customer type is sure that he knows more than anyone else. He is also sure that his understanding is better than any body's understanding". Would you imagine that there is... (more)

Internet of Things Wearables: New Buzz or New Technology? | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

About 15 years ago I fainted. It was the only time in my life that I fainted. The reasons were probably, blood donation a day before, Work from 7:00 until 19:00 and participation in the the thirty-third day of the Omer period ceremonies of my children (I stood for a long time beside the traditional fire).  No problem found during The Medical Check up, I performed. The Medical Check up included wearing an Holter Monitor recording my heart activity for 24 hours. The Holter was a Wearable computing device, however nobody used the word Wearable. If we exclude the enhanced computing pow... (more)

Ulitzer and Leading Cloud Computing Experts

I published a link to my post "Choosing a SOA Consultant" in Ulitzer. Ulitzer is a "new media" site. The site provides a portal like page for every author. You can look at my page as an example. Each article's page includes related articles. For example "Choosing a SOA Consultant" page includes the article Anatomy of a Cloud Consultant - What Defines A "Cloud Expert?, written by Reuven Cohen, a leading Cloud Computing expert. The interesting article demonstrates deep understanding of Cloud Computing and I do agree with most of the ideas expressed in it. However, I have different... (more)

STKI Summit 2010

On March 16th I participated in the STKI summit by the local analysts company STKI. The company headed by Dr. Jimmy Schwarzkopf is focused on the Israeli market. The theme of this year conference was: Finding the Right Balance: Standardize vs. Innovate. Presentations were based on an Israeli market survey performed by the company. The company's analysts' presentations topics were Infrastructure Trends, Applications Trends, Office of the CIO trends and Infrastructure Services Trends, followed by wrap-up IT Trends presentation by Jimmy. Jimmy's Keynote presentation included two p... (more)