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Douglas K Barry
Principal
Barry & Associates, Inc.


Specializing in enterprise architecture with an emphasis in service-oriented architecture, database systems, and object technology, Doug Barry's practice is aimed at accelerating your understanding and use of software technology. Doug provides:

  • Consulting and customized working sessions on software architecture. This helps you quickly make fully informed decisions concerning your enterprise architecture. More...
  • Speaking on topics related to advanced software architectures and how such architectures can be used in organizations. This is a great way to communicate the value of using various types of software architectures to larger groups. More...
  • Mentoring on technical issues. These sessions make it easier for managers and project leads to get up-to-speed on architectural considerations. More..

Doug has consulted to over 80 companies operating in the areas of finance, stock trading, computer-aided design, telecommunications, electronic catalogs, software development, manufacturing, and military. He has written or edited five books and was the series editor for The Savvy Manager's Guides, published by Morgan Kaufmann. Doug has written over 40 magazine columns or articles, published over 450 pages of online articles at www.service-architecture.com/articles/, and is the sole author of the Design Decomposition Blog at www.designdecomposition.com/blog/.

Contact: or +1-612-321-8156.

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Publications

  • Sole author of the Design Decomposition Blog.
  • Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Inc., ISBN 978-0123983572.
  • Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Inc., ISBN 1-55860-906-7.
  • Series Editor for The Savvy Manager's Guides at Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Inc..
  • XML Data Servers: An Infrastructure for Effectively Using XML in Electronic Commerce, Barry & Associates, Inc. A review of the architectural options for XML data servers that provides analysis of each architecture along with checklists of features that should be considered.
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc. A practitioner's approach to product selection and implementation. ISBN 0-471-14718-4.
  • Barry & Associates, Inc. An extensive data book providing data on the features of object database and object-relational mapping products.
  • Barry & Associates, Inc. A set of four implementation stories covering deployed applications and highlighting the topics of complex data, coexistence with existing systems, distributed systems, and using queries.
  • Object Magazine, SIGS Publications, Inc. Doug was the Databases columnist in this magazine from 1994 through 1997. He focused on providing information to help readers better use DBMSs in their object applications.
  • Distributed Computing. Doug was the ODBMS columnist in this magazine from 1997 through 1999. He reported on what is happening now in the world of objects and databases.
  • Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Inc. Edited by R.G.G. Cattell and Douglas K Barry, with contributions by , , , , , , and . ISBN 1-55860-647-5.
  • The Object Database Standard: ODMG 2.0, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Inc. Edited by R.G.G. Cattell and Douglas K Barry, with contributions by , , , , , , , and . ISBN 1-55860-463-4.
  • The Object Database Standard: ODMG-93, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Inc. Edited by R.G.G. Cattell, with contributions by , , , , , , , and . ISBN 1-55960-396-4.
  • Bibliography of articles written.

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