Web Services and XML: Tools, Technologies, and Architecture

Venue: Visconti Palace Hotel

Location: Rome, Italy

Event Date/Time: Oct 27, 2008 End Date/Time: Oct 29, 2008
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Web Services and XML are the technologies of choice for mainstream applications across virtually every major industry today. The standards and specifications for this technology are defined by W3C, Oasis, and other groups, as well as the vendors themselves, who support .NET, Java, and other implementations. This seminar guides delegates through these architectural approaches, and examines tools and products that support the development of Web Services and XML applications and frameworks, including XML vocabularies, design, and organization, Web Services and XML implementation of a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), .NET and Java Application Servers, Object-Relational-XML mapping, XML databases, and XML Middleware. The course emphasizes Best-Practices in Web Services and XML development.

You will learn to:

• Apply Service-Oriented Architecture to Web Services and XML Applications
• Develop Applications to Web Services Specifications
• Design a Web Services Application
• Develop an XML schema to support Business Requirements
• Identify Organizations that support and develop XML Industry Standards
• Choose an Application Server that conforms to Web Services and XML Standards
• Understand the strengths and weakness of .NET and Java Implementations
• Integrate .NET and Java Applications using Web Services
• Choose an XML DMBS product
• Develop an XML database
• Query an XML database
• Integrate Data and Applications using XML Middleware
• Map XML, Relational, and Object-oriented databases
• Implement and understand Web Services and XML Best Practices

He is Principal Advisor at The TechPar Group. His clients at TechPar include Cognos, Ascential Software, The Federal Reserve Bank and NATO. Prior to joining TPG, Mr. Kneiling was a Director of WebEAI, where he created the XML and Web Services strategy for Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Global Strategic Sourcing Group. He was formerly Vice President of Information Architecture at MetLife, a Fortune 500 Financial Services Company, where he was responsible for information flow throughout the company, its affiliates, customers, suppliers and partners, using B2B e-Commerce, XML strategies and Web-Enterprise application integration. Prior to joining MetLife, he was with International Systems Group, DataBase Associates, Codd & Date, Price Waterhouse, Citibank, The Bank of New York and Con Edison. Mr. Kneiling has participated as a speaker in numerous user and professional groups, has authored a number of books and articles on computer technology.


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