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What is the middleware (if any) in web-service consumed by a website?

I am trying to identify the parts of an architecture. The server (Python) acts as a web-service, delivering files and data. The client (JS) requests the data which it needs by sending xmlhttprequests ...
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Middleware dependencies

I'm trying to convert a legacy PHP app to use the middleware paradigm, similar to connect/express.js. I've started porting the code into separate middlewares so that every feature is neatly self ...
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Is CORBA outdated? [closed]

I'm just learning about midleware in class, and our teacher has told us about CORBA. Doing a bit of research, I've found that the last version (CORBA 3) was released in 2002, which seems quite old in ...
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have we come full circle with microservices, back to very old school approaches?

In terms of software architecture and design, how do microservices "stack up" (pun intended) against middleware? I'm coming from Java, and it seems like as you move away from straight REST as an API, ...
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3 tier architecture in .NET web applications

Nowadays most systems are designed as web apps. In the .NET world the famous three tier architecture is usually translated like this. Front End (Web Application) Middle Tier (custom DLLs using an ...
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Differences between API Gateways and ESBs? [closed]

The company I work for is evaluating some middleware solutions for governace, metering and security of web services. Currently, we're using an Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) for this purpose, but some ...
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How to micro-ify the middle tier in a Microservice Oriented Architecture?

Just read Fowler on Microservices and definitely recommend it. A big thing that is missing from this paper/approach is how to decompose the client-tier into "micro apps". By that, here's what I mean: ...
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How to Recover from Inconsistent Job State without Database Polling

I'm working on scaling an application which is currently polling a mySQL database to send async jobs to a background processing system. A state machine is being used to keep track of the entities ...
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Why database as queue so bad? [closed]

I've just read this article, and I'm confused. Let's imagine 1 webapp and 1 distinct application acting as "worker", both sharing the same database. Oh, I said "sharing"..but what does the article ...
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What is the middleware pattern?

Here's a Ruby poject that implements the middleware pattern. From the description, I have no idea what the pattern is, what it's useful for, and why other solutions wouldn't work as well. What is ...
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how to expose certain tables of an internal database on a public site

I have an internal database at my work. At the moment we are using excel to import data, but this is very error prone, so I would like to replace this with some javascript based application which ...
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What is the equivalent of Entity Framework in the world of Oracle shops? [closed]

Within the world of developers/firms specializing in building/deploying solutions built around software built/sold by Oracle (aka "Oracle houses"), what ORM middleware is considered as the "industry ...
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EJB Lifecycle and Relation to WARs

I've been reading up on EJBs (3.x) and believe I understand the basics. This question is a "call for confirmation" that I have interpreted the Java EE docs correctly and that I understand these ...
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Criteria When Evaluating Middleware

What are some suitable criteria for evaluating a list of Companies complimentary middleware? I am doing a trade study on several Company's middleware implementations and so far I have came up with the ...
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Application vs middleware development in android

I have 1 year and 6 months of experience on Android. All of my experience has been into application development. Recently I have got offers from two companies. One is offering me a profile to work on ...
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Is Oracle WebCenter 11g equivalent to a larger version of SharePoint? [closed]

I have some experience with SharePoint. My company has decided to use Oracle WebCenter to create a internal portal. None of the IT staff have any experience with Oracle WebCenter, and I think we could ...
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Selling middleware

I am close to completion of a useful suite of tools for 2D game development (with mobile platforms in mind), for working with sprites and animations. Can anyone advise the best way to sell and ...
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What scenarios are implementations of Object Management Group (OMG) Data Distribution Service best suited for?

I've always been a big fan of asynchronous messaging and pub/sub implementations, but coming from a Java background, I'm most familiar with using JMS based messaging systems, such as JBoss MQ, ...