WSO2 Workshop on WSO2 Integration Platform Discovery and Role of the ESB Within an SOA Comes to Palo Alto and Colombo

One-Day Technical Workshop Will Explore How to Successfully Implement a Service Broker Pattern for Connectivity, Mediation, Process Orchestration, and Security Using an ESB Model Palo Alto, CA – August 7, 2012 – Today enterprise application integration (EAI) best practices are based on service-oriented architecture (SOA) principles and a flexible, highly capable enterprise service bus (ESB). In a one-day workshop for IT architects and developers, WSO2 technology executives will explore how to successfully implement a service broker pattern for connectivity, mediation, process orchestration, and security with an ESB model. The workshop, “WSO2 Integration Platform Discovery,” which runs 9:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m., is being held in two locations: The Role of an ESB within a SOA The workshop is designed for IT architects and developers seeking to obtain a high-level architectural understanding of how ESBs fit within an SOA. It will explore how enterprises can connect, mediate, orchestrate and manage interactions between application integration consumers and providers using the WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus in conjunction with other components of the WSO2 Carbon enterprise middleware platform. Workshop session topics will include:
  • An overview of ESB architecture, the role of an ESB within an SOA, and the benefits of loosely coupled application architectures.
  • Understanding core ESB capabilities, including mediation, transformation, routing, messaging, queuing and eventing.
  • How to connect to services and APIs using lightweight JSON/XML, HTTP APIs, and adapters for the Health Level 7 (HL7) interface, Financial Information eXchange (FIX) protocol, SAP, Salesforce.com, and PayPal.
  • The role of an ESB in process orchestration, security, governance, complex event processing (CEP), and business activity monitoring (BAM).
Palo Alto Workshop Presenter Asanka Abeysinghe, WSO2 director of solutions architecture, provides consulting and training for enterprise IT architects and developers. He also focuses on the company’s vertical market capabilities, including financial services. Asanka has more than a decade of experience implementing projects, from desktops and Web applications to highly scalable distributed systems and SOAs, mobile platforms, and business integration solutions. Colombo Workshop Presenters Samisa Abeysinghe, WSO2 vice president of engineering, leads the development of WSO2’s three open source platforms: the WSO2 Carbon enterprise middleware platform, WSO2 Stratos cloud middleware platform, and WSO2 StratosLive platform-as-a-service (PaaS). Samisa has more than a decade of proven industry experience, working for systems integrators and software vendors with global exposure. Selvaratnam "Shankar" Uthaiyashankar, WSO2 senior software architect and chair of the WSO2 cloud technologies management committee, focuses on development of WSO2 Stratos and the WSO2 Carbon enterprise middleware kernel. Shankar also provides technology consulting on customer engagements, including cloud, enterprise service bus (ESB), governance, and mobile integration solutions. About WSO2 WSO2 is the lean enterprise middleware company. It delivers the only complete open source enterprise SOA middleware stack purpose-built as an integrated platform to support today’s heterogeneous enterprise environments—internally and in the cloud. WSO2’s service and support team is led by technical experts who have proven success in deploying enterprise SOAs and contribute to the technology standards that enable them. For more information, visit http://wso2.com or check out the WSO2 community on the WSO2 Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and FriendFeed..