On one hand, some archrivals (e.g., Microsoft, IBM, and Oracle) are becoming strange bedfellows, while, on the other hand, the others (e.g., Microsoft and Sun) remain set on irreconcilable differences between their technology camps. What are users to do when torn between the hype/promise of Web services and the fear of being outrun by events?
biztalk vs tibco
SQL Server 2000 and BizTalk Server 2002 that link Microsoft's respective database and integration server software into Visual Studio .NET, and that allow them to be invoked by a Web service. The SQL Server Toolkit turns stored database procedures and other data into Web services, while the BizTalk Toolkit links data from enterprise business systems like SAP and other enterprise application vendors into Web services. In a Microsoft world of anatomy, if the .NET servers are the skeletons, then Visual Studio