KIM CLARK

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Kim is a technical strategist on IBMs integration portfolio working as a architect providing guidance to the offering management team on current trends and challenges. He has spent the last couple of decades working in the field implementing integration and process related solutions.

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Splitting up the ESB: Grouping integrations in a containerized environment

In previous articles and posts on agile integration architecture (AIA) we have discussed the benefits of breaking up the centralized enterprise service bus (ESB) pattern....

App Connect Enterprise adoption paths

This is the first in a series of posts looking at the adoption of App Connect Enterprise (ACE) from previous versions such as IBM Integration...

Agile integration architecture and its relationship to APIs and messaging

Much of the attention in the core material on agile integration architecture (AIA) has been on the breaking up of the centralized enterprise service bus...

New paper on lightweight, agile integration architecture

Note: Since writing this post, the below papers have been incorporated into an eBooklet. Also note that we now have a page dedicated to agile...

Agile integration architecture: Useful links

This post collates the most recent and relevant resources about lightweight integration and will be updated with material as it is created.

“Cattle not pets” for IBM Integration Bus – new article

The analogy of “cattle not pets” is now well established in the application space, especially in relation to the microservice application architecture. However, as discussed...

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Go code-free! Create an API in IBM App Connect and call it from IBM Business Process Manager

Integrating any valuable business process can often be one of the hardest parts of a…

Cattle not pets: Achieving lightweight integration with IBM Integration Bus

Lightweight "cattle" style integration using IBM Integration Bus offers tempting benefits in terms of agility,…

Integration architecture: Comparing web APIs with service-oriented architecture and enterprise application integration

At a high level, both SOA and web APIs seem to solve the same problem…

The placement of BPM runtime components in an SOA

The various runtime components within a business process management (BPM) solution have a subtle relationship…

Capturing and analyzing interface characteristics, Part 2: Reference guide to integration characteristics

Part 1 of this two-part article discussed the definition of integration characteristics and how they…

Capturing and analyzing interface characteristics, Part 1: Capturing integration complexity for BPM and SOA solutions

This two-part article describes a well-tested technique for capturing the fundamental interface characteristics of integration…