Are you aware that when you ...
- use your cell phone,
- book a hotel room,
- book a flight,
- receive health care,
- use a dedicated backup machine for your small business
... you might very well be interacting with an object database? Object databases are used more often than you might realize. Many times, using an object database is seen as a competitive advantage and companies do not want to publicize this. As a result, object databases are invisible to users, not mentioned by companies, and do not receive much media attention. Click here for details.
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The Savvy Manager's Guide
Douglas K Barry is also the author of a book that explains Web Services, service-oriented architecture, and Cloud Computing in an easy-to-understand, non-technical manner.
Web Services, Service-Oriented Architectures, and Cloud Computing: The Savvy Manager's Guide (Second Edition)
by Douglas K Barry with David Dick
This is a guide for the savvy manager who wants to capitalize on the wave of change that is occurring with Web Services, service-oriented architecture, and—more recently—Cloud Computing. The changes wrought by these technologies will require both a basic grasp of the technologies and an effective way to deal with how these changes will affect the people who build and use the systems in our organizations. This book covers both issues. Managers at all levels of all organizations must be aware of both the changes that we are now seeing and ways to deal with issues created by those changes.