If you're a dinosaur fan with a spare million dollars, you need to be in New York on May 20th. Heritage Auctions will be presenting a 75% complete skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus bataar. While not as large as the Tyrannosaurus rex, it's still 24 feet long and 8 feet tall. My son and I think it would look great on our front porch. My husband disagrees.
Tech dinosaurs are far less valuable, however, and if you don't want to become one check out our new articles this week.
By Fabio Castiglioni, Client Technical Advisor, IBM, Italy and Francesco Pedullá. Executive Architect, IBM, Italy
Extend ArchiMate, the TOGAF modeling language, to represent nonfunctional, business aspects of enterprise architecture, thus making the architecture more useful in clouds and other environments. Then download a simple customization so you can use the extension in Rational System Architect.
Product: Rational System Architect
By Jim Amsden, Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM, USA
Jim Amsden, co-author of the OMG SoaML standard, explains the key concepts and how to use SoaML to encapsulate the interactions between participants in service-oriented architecture. He also clarifies the different modeling approaches and options supported by UML, SoaML, SysML, and UPDM.
Product: Rational Software Architect
By Paul J. Vellan, Software Verification Developer, IBM, Canada
The Repository Tools utility, known as repotools, is included with the IBM Rational Software Architect Design Manager and other Rational Collaborative Design Management applications. The author describes how to use it to back up and restore an Oracle database.
Product: Rational Application Developer
This week we are also highlighting the following items on our home page and product pages that you may find of interest.