Guest Speaker:  Mr. John Rajkumar, Technical Lead, Cognizant, Hyderabad

Mr Rajkumar D – AP/MCA presented the welcome address and introduced the chief guest to the audience

Mr. John Rajkumar started the session by explaining what is a Middleware. Middleware is software which lies between an operating system and the applications running on it.

Why to use middleware?

Middleware is software that provides common services and capabilities to applications outside of what’s offered by the operating system. Data management, application services, messaging, authentication, and API management are all commonly handled by middleware.

Intelligent middleware-Intelligent Middleware is the invisible glue that holds critical communications together – the technology might not be visible but the business benefits are clearly noticeable.

Database oriented middleware-Database-oriented middleware is any middleware that facilitates communications with a database, whether from an application or between databases. Developers typically use database-oriented middleware as a mechanism to extract information from either local or remote databases

Remote procedure call-Remote Procedure Call (RPC) is a protocol that one program can use to request a service from a program located in another computer on a network without having to understand the network’s details. RPC is used to call other processes on the remote systems like a local system.

SOA-Service-oriented architecture is a style of software design where services are provided to the other components by application components, through a communication protocol over a network

Enterprise service bus ,it is a Set of rules and principles for integrating numerous application together over a business like infrastructure

He concluded his address by explaining about

How to connect application. They use protocols. Application need to talk with each other over a common protocols

Eg: HTTP,TCP/IP, file system, FTP etc

Message formats

Application need to exchange data with specific formats.

Eg: Binary, xml, json, userdefined.

Then the session was opened to the audience for clarification of their doubts. The entire session was useful to them

Mr Rajkumar D – AP/MCA proposed the vote of thanks. The event was coordinated by Mr Rajkumar D – AP/MCA and around 100 students participated.