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MSDN Ultimate Subscription giveaway +1

I was fortunate enough to receive MSDN Ultimate Subscriptions as well as SQLDenis. I Think Denis’s idea and contest to see who we can give these to is excellent. To support Denis and his idea, I’m adding another subscription that will be handed over once we read over the responses. That means your chances just got much better to enjoy the subscriptions and the benefits Visual Studio 2010 has to offer!


Simple advice for choosing an ESB

I thought I would share a recent question that was raised on LinkedIn, which asked:

Starting the Holy Wars on ESB? Who brings the best package deal to the table i.e IBM, MSFT…… Look at this way ” A mid sized cash crunched has to implement ESB w…


Danger in Design: Why bother with Architecture ?

Creativity is a wonderful thing. It’s also something different for each of us, which is why sometimes our perspectives on the world can produce conflicting ideas on what is the right way and the wrong way to do things. This is a very common facet of the IT world, in particular making computer software, solutions […]


Information Unity in the Canonical Form

So what is a CDM ?… A Canonical Data Model is most simply explained as a standardised way of representing data that generically applies to multiple systems and data models – kind of like the master data model, but for semantics aswell as content. It can be used as a data model standard template for […]