Billy Newport explains Virtualization

Posted in Development, Conferences, Cloud Computing on July 14, 2008

Billy Newport explains Virtualization

In this interview, Billy Newport talks about different types of virtualization, eXtreme Transaction Processing (XTP) and how WebSphere products like Virtual Enterprise (formerly XD) support virtualization. He discusses hardware, hypervisor, JVM, application and data virtualization.

Billy Newport is a Distinguished Engineer at IBM working on WebSphere eXtreme Scale distributed caching technology (ObjectGrid). He is the main architect for high availability, clustering and persistence technologies. He also helped add advanced APIs like WorkManager APIs (JSR 236/237) and worked on the staff plugin architecture of WebSphere Process Server (WPS).

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Tags: Java, Interview, IBM, InfoQ, Architecture, Virtualization, Hypervisor, WebSphere XD