Stories by Paul Krill

  • XML querying proposed as Java standard

    Oracle and IBM plan to announce a Java Specification Request (JSR) to define a Java API for invocations of queries written in the W3C standard XML query language, XQuery, according to an Oracle representative.

  • IBM to boost grid capabilities

    Endorsing grid computing as a means to better utilise IT resources, IBM plans to add grid computing technologies to its operating systems and WebSphere application server beginning later this year.

  • Tibco, HP partner on business process management

    Tibco Software is partnering with HP to develop a Web services-based process management offering that enables joint customers to integrate and optimise infrastructure alerts and business process management alerts.

  • PC vendors eye Java

    PC vendors are considering licensing Java to get it to customers, according to a Sun Microsystems official.

  • Sun broadens Linux backing

    Sun Microsystems will adopt commonly known Linux distributions for deployment on a range of Intel-based systems it is planning and will no longer offer its Sun Linux distribution.

  • Sun, WebMethods win WS-I election

    Sun Microsystems and webMethods have won coveted seats on the board of directors of the Web Services Interoperability Organisation (WS-I), which is developing profiles and recommended practices for using Web services to integrate systems.

  • WS-I to vote on Sun's fate

    A consequential joust for power in Web services standards development will unfold this week with Sun Microsystems making a bid for one of two board seats being added to The Web Services Interoperability Organisation.

  • Are developers programmers or engineers?

    Software project management suffers from confusion over project goals, developers working without supervision, and even from developers being miscast as engineers, said panelists during a keynote session at the VSLive show.