Viewing posts from June, 2015
Over the years there's been a big debate between the merits of SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) and on-premise software. But is one necessarily better than the other? Of course it depends on the organization in question. Then again, there are cases in which organizations have switched from one to the other. As such a lot of emphasis has been placed on organizational entrenchment within a company and how said company addresses complications that arise.
As far as debates go, the API (Application Programming Interface) vs SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) dispute has been pretty high on list. Here you have API purists who push that APIs are the way to go while SOA proponents have called API an extension of SOA. But are API and SOA really that different? Or are they more similar than some would like to admit? Let’s look at things from an Enterprise IT approach.