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Handbook of Research on Architectural Trends in Service-Driven Computing

Handbook of Research on Architectural Trends in Service-Driven Computing
Author(s)/Editor(s): Raja Ramanathan (Independent Researcher, USA)and Kirtana Raja (IBM, USA)
Copyright: ©2014
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6178-3
ISBN13: 9781466661783
ISBN10: 146666178X
EISBN13: 9781466661790


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Research into the next generation of service architecture techniques has enabled the design, development, and implementation of dynamic, adaptive, and autonomic services to enable enterprises to efficiently align information technology with their agile business requirements and foster smart services and seamless enterprise integration.

Handbook of Research on Architectural Trends in Service-Driven Computing explores, delineates, and discusses recent advances in architectural methodologies and development techniques in service-driven computing. This comprehensive publication is an inclusive reference source for organizations, researchers, students, enterprise and integration architects, practitioners, software developers, and software engineering professionals engaged in the research, development, and integration of the next generation of computing.

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Reviews and Testimonials

This two-volume handbook contains 29 advanced research articles addressing the challenges of the next generation in computing that will allow various kinds of businesses and agencies to more efficiently align information technology and business requirements. From the preface: "The handbook discusses concepts and delineates the recent advances in architecture methodologies and implementation techniques that will enable effective semantic description of services, semantically aware service discover, dynamic adaptability to the environment and user needs, robust pervasive services, context-aware service reconfiguration capabilities, testability and reliability of adaptive services, ubiquitous access to services, and seamless integration in the service-driven ecosystem."

– ProtoView Book Abstracts (formerly Book News, Inc.)

Author's/Editor's Biography

Raja Ramanathan (Ed.)
Raja Ramanathan is a Technology Advisor, Senior IT Architect, and SOA SME with over 25 years of experience in the computing industry, providing technology consulting services to Fortune 500 enterprises in the USA. Raja specializes in business and technical architecture, developing architecture vision, enterprise integration solution architecture, middleware configuration, software design and development, strategic planning, and governance consulting for mission critical projects. His technical expertise is in Java, SOA, BPM, and tools and technologies primarily from IBM and Oracle. Raja’s enterprise clients span business domains in oil and gas exploration and pipelines; energy generation, retail and wholesale; energy distribution and trading; engineering services, financial services, and software product development. Raja is an author and editor of the reference book Service-Driven Approaches to Architecture and Enterprise Integration that was published by IGI Global in 2013. His research interests are in the areas of service-driven computing, cloud computing, enterprise integration, and autonomic computing. Raja has a M.E.E in Electrical Engineering from the University of Delaware, USA.

Kirtana Raja (Ed.)
Kirtana Raja is a Market Development Advisor at IBM, USA, supporting the Business Analytics and Content Management software divisions. Previously, Kirtana was a Solutions Architect for IBM, creating novel predictive analytics and Big Data use cases for clients in the media and entertainment industry. Kirtana has an S.B in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA; S.B in Management Science from MIT Sloan; and an MBA from Cornell University, USA. She was writer and news editor for MIT’s newspaper The Tech. Kirtana co-edited the reference book titled Service-driven Approaches to Architecture and Enterprise Integration that was published by IGI Global in 2013. Kirtana has recently filed three patents in the areas of interactive advertising and media content systems.


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