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Scaling Hibernate

Scaling Hibernate

Posted in Conferences, Development

Summary Emmanuel Bernard and Max Ross talk about patterns and practices to be used in order to achieve high volume and scale with Hibernate. The presentation also explains the use of Hibernate Shards and Hibernate Search to push the scalability limits. Bio Emmanuel Bernard joined the Hibernate team 4 years ago and is now a lead developer at JBoss. He is also a member of the EJB 3.0 expert group...

Tags: Conferences, Java, persistence, InfoQ, QCon, Hibernate, Performance & Scalability, QCon San Francisco 2008, Development, Join us!, Hibernate Search, ...



Hooking Stuff Together - Programming the Cloud

Hooking Stuff Together - Programming the Cloud

Posted in Companies, Conferences, Graphics, Web Technologies, Cloud Computing, Development

Summary This talk describes the constraints of connected systems design and presents common design patterns to address some of the challenges developers will face as they spend more time connecting services and components instead of developing new ones. Along the way he asks: Is coupling really so bad? Why is REST popular? Do we need distributed transactions? Bio Gregor Hohpe is a software arch...

Tags: Google, Conferences, Design, REST, InfoQ, Architecture, SOA, QCon, Cloud Computing, ACID, QCon San Francisco 2008, ...


Hard Rock: Behind the Music with Silverlight 2

Hard Rock: Behind the Music with Silverlight 2

Posted in Conferences, Frameworks, Graphics, Development

Summary Scott Stanfield, CEO of Vertigo, presents the Hard Rock Memorabilia web site containing pictures with 200 Mp resolution and how one can zoom in to see very fine details using Silverlight’s Deep Zoom. He also shows other projects to underline some of the Silverlight’s capabilities. Bio Scott Stanfield is the CEO of Vertigo Software, Inc., the 2008 Microsoft "Partner of the Ye...

Tags: Conferences, Frameworks, Technologies, Silverlight, .NET Framework, InfoQ, QCon, QCon San Francisco 2008, Development, Join us!, .NET, ...


Measure for Measure: Quantifying the Effect of TDD

Measure for Measure: Quantifying the Effect of TDD

Posted in Conferences, Project Management, Testing, Development

Summary It is possible to measure certain properties of code, and on the one hand, correlate them with project factors known to have economic merit and on the other, with programmer-pleasing practices. This session surveys emerging evidence that we can measure the effect of the technical practices of Agile development, and explores what we might be able to do about it to our benefit. Bio Keith ...

Tags: Practices, XP, Conferences, Agile, TDD, InfoQ, QCon, QCon London 2008, Delivering Quality, Delivering Value, Value & Metrics, ...


What Happens When David Hasselhoff Meets the Cloud

What Happens When David Hasselhoff Meets the Cloud

Posted in Conferences, Cloud Computing

Summary This QCon London presentation has two distinct parts: the first covering the process of moving an application to the cloud and the second the "philosophical" reasons for adopting a cloud computing solution for your enterprise. The first part is essentially an experience report and is focused on the AWS platform. Bio Stefan is the Chief Monkey of Soocial, interface designer, software dev...

Tags: Conferences, InfoQ, Architecture, SOA, QCon, Cloud Computing, Platforms, Amazon Web Services, Elastic Block Storage, QCon London 2009, Join us!, ...



Haskell and the Arts

Haskell and the Arts

Posted in Conferences, Development

Summary Paul Hudak explores the question whether the elegance of functional programming is a good match for the aesthetics of art? Is it possible that artists could benefit from using functional languages in their work? In addition to the creative process, can functional languages assist artists in other ways? We will explore many of these issues in the context of the visual, musical, and perfo...

Tags: Conferences, Haskell, InfoQ, Architecture, QCon, Language, Programming, Domain Specific Languages, QCon San Francisco 2008, Development, Join us!, ...


Erlang Concurrency, What’s The Fuss?

Erlang Concurrency, What’s The Fuss?

Posted in Conferences, Development

Summary Erlang is built on 3 components: language, OTP, and VM. Francesco Cesarini explains the role played by each component in order to ensure Erlang’s highly successful concurrency model which has been used in communication systems for more than 15 years. The presentation is accompanied by live demos and many questions are taken from the audience. Bio Francesco Cesarini is the founder ...

Tags: Conferences, Erlang, InfoQ, Architecture, Concurrency, QCon, Virtual Machines, Methodologies, Language, QCon San Francisco 2008, Development, ...


Neo4j - The Benefits of Graph Databases

Neo4j - The Benefits of Graph Databases

Posted in Conferences, Development, Databases

Summary This presentation covers the definition of a graph database (information structured as mathematical graphs with nodes, relationships and properties) and their advantages when dealing with data that is difficult to fit in static tables, is rapidly evolving, or that has a lot of optional attributes. The flexibility of graph databases better support agile development and schema evolution. ...

Tags: Conferences, Java, persistence, InfoQ, Database Design, Architecture, QCon, QCon San Francisco 2008, Development, Join us!, Graph Database, ...


Unshackle Your Domain

Unshackle Your Domain

Posted in Conferences, Graphics, Development

Summary This presentation, from QCon SF 08, analyzes real world projects where using explicit state transition models was made and the many interesting modeling/architectural possibilities that arose from the decision. Along the way, the IMIS system and its performance is linked to explicit state transition modeling. Bio Greg Young is co-founder and CTO of IMIS, a stock market analytics firm. H...

Tags: Conferences, Design, Scalability, InfoQ, Architecture, QCon, Transactions, Events, Performance, QCon San Francisco 2008, Development, ...


Strongly Typed Domain Specific Embedded Languages

Strongly Typed Domain Specific Embedded Languages

Posted in Conferences, Development

Summary In this presentation recorded at QCon SF 2008, Lennart Augustsson shows how to use Haskell with its programmable type system to create strongly typed Domain Specific Embedded Languages. The presentation makes an introduction of Haskell’s type system and illustrates several DSEL examples. Bio Lennart Augustsson was previously a lecturer at the CS Department at Chalmers University o...

Tags: Conferences, Haskell, InfoQ, Architecture, QCon, Domain Specific Languages, QCon San Francisco 2008, Development, Join us!