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RESTify my SOAP Services?

Posted by Chris on January 31, 2012






In the world of shared services, our clients and the press have been abuzz about REST based services vs. SOAP based services. Some organizations we support have developed a significant number of SOAP based services and want to leverage this going forward. So what do you do? Before you start writing code, it is important […]

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Oracle Java Cloud Service vs. AWS Elastic Beanstalk vs. Google App Engine, a PaaS Comparison

Posted by Chris on January 30, 2012






We had a chance to get a sneak peak of the new Oracle Public Java Cloud solution last fall which is getting ready to roll out to preview customers. Talking with customers who are familiar with AWS Beanstalk and Google App Engine, the question that came was, what is the difference? How do we compare […]

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AWS: Application Servers Part Deux

Posted by Chris on January 18, 2012






Amazon’s recent announcement regarding DynamoDB along with the constant stream of new services is building out the next generation of Platform as a Service (PaaS). With Elastic Cache, several data storage options, servlet support, token services, queueing…. feels like an application server. In the 1990’s we had the app servers, in 2010’s we have the […]

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HKM Consulting LLC Blog

Posted by Chris on January 18, 2012






This is the first posting for a blog for HKM Consulting. In this blog we hope to share the trials and tribulations of cloud computing, shared services and relevant vendor information. The purpose is to make it as educational and transparent as possible to hopefully help others.

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