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Sep 08, 2016 Meet the Diffusion C API

A recent release of Diffusion Cloud added C to the list of APIs we provide for users of our cloud service. We’re pretty excited about this and here’s why. C is one of the most versatile...

Aug 16, 2016 Reactive Applications

In Gartner’s recent Hype Cycle for Application Development, “Reactive Programming” lies at the peak of inflated expectations – no doubt the hype is real, but we believe the promise is too! To date, we haven’t...

Aug 11, 2016 Diffusion and Diffusion Cloud Security: System Authentication

This article is about the system authentication handler in Diffusion and Diffusion Cloud. It is part of a series of articles covering Diffusion and Diffusion Cloud security features. As usual, most of what you will...

Aug 10, 2016 Your REST APIs Should Take a Well-Deserved Rest

Over the past few years many people – I amongst them – have spent countless hours convincing you that RESTful interfaces can (and have) changed the face of application integration. But it’s 2016, and as...

Aug 09, 2016 Diffusion Cloud on Bluemix: Subscribe to a JSON topic in 5 steps

JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is an incredibly versatile, simple to understand, and lightweight data format. Though it has JavaScript in the name, as a text-based format, it is language independent and provides a perfect way...

Aug 04, 2016 Diffusion and Diffusion Cloud Security: Authentication Providers

This is the first in a series of articles covering security features first introduced in Diffusion 5.0, and extended in later releases. I’ll assume Diffusion 5.5 or later because of the declarative authorization features added...

Jul 25, 2016 Integrating MongoDB with Diffusion Cloud – Part 2

In prior post How to Integrate MongoDB with Diffusion Cloud, we discussed how Diffusion Cloud’s JSON topics dovetail with MongoDB’s JSON documents, and how in turn a MongoDB collection can be reflected as a branch of...

Jul 19, 2016 Why you Should Care About JSON Efficiency

We recently introduced some new functionality in our products to improve the efficiency of your applications when handling JSON – but we thought it would be useful to explain why it’s important, and why you...

Jul 13, 2016 How to Integrate MongoDB with Diffusion Cloud

MongoDB forms part of the NoSQL vanguard and is big in more than once sense, which is part of the attraction. It is both very popular, finding employ inside eBay, LinkedIn and Craigslist, and it...

Jul 12, 2016 Application Architecture Calls for Reactive, Realtime Systems

Application architecture and integration requirements have undergone a sea of change over the past few years. The number of end-users, connected devices, and applications are increasing exponentially. All the while, enterprise data resources, systems of...