Hype Cycle for Application Architecture, 2011



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Understanding the evolution of application architectural styles and design practices is critical to the successful delivery of new and emerging approaches to applications. This includes service orientation, representational state transfer, cloud computing and event-driven systems.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Application-Specific Data Stewardship
      • MDM-Aware Applications
      • MDM Applets
      • Cloudbursting
      • Cloud Transaction Processing Style of Application Design
      • Intelligent Business Operations
      • Cloud-Optimized Application Design
      • Context Delivery Architecture
      • Cloud Parallel Processing
    • At the Peak
      • Cloud-Enabled BPM Platforms
      • Context-Enriched Services
      • Federated SOA
      • Complex-Event Processing
      • SOA Backplane
      • Enterprisewide Metadata Repositories
      • Multitenancy
      • Process Templates
      • Architected Model-Driven SODA
      • Cloud-Based Grid Computing
      • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
      • Cloud Computing
      • Managed File Transfer
      • Entity Resolution and Analysis
      • SOA Centers of Excellence
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Enterprise Mashups
      • Master Data Management
      • Model Driven Architectures
      • SOA Governance Technologies
      • Web-Oriented Architecture
      • Service-Oriented Architecture in OSS/BSS and SDP
      • Representational State Transfer
      • Unified Communications and Collaboration
      • Open-Source Enterprise Service Bus
      • Service Component Architecture
      • Composite Applications
      • Advanced Web Services
    • Climbing the Slope
      • ARAD Service-Oriented Development of Applications
      • Enterprise Architecture
      • B2B Web Services
      • Business Activity Monitoring
      • Event-Driven Architecture
      • Service-Oriented Business Applications
      • XML Firewalls
    • Entering the Plateau
      • SOA
      • OOA&D Methodologies
      • Plain Old XML
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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