Martin Fowler and Rebecca Parsons discuss how data has changed over the years, what is IT’s response to this change, and how data is used by organizations these days.
Ivan Sutherland elaborates on the idea of a “prison” defined by sequential computers that work with sequential character strings making communication expensive and obstructing concurrency.
Adrian Colyer presents along with a Spring team the key principles guiding SpringSource evolution over time, what has happened from the previous SpringOne event, and where SpringSource is headed to.
Neal Gafter reviews the long history of Java from its inception to the present and makes an incursion into what he thinks will be a great future and guessing what might come in Java SE 9+ after 2014.
Thomas Erl opened the 3rd International SOA & Cloud Conference by highlighting the relationships and gaps between service-oriented architecture/service-orientation and cloud computing technology innovation. During his keynote Thomas pointed out opportunities and perils of integrating cloud computing into service-oriented solutions.
Dan Ingalls presents his journey through the world of software developing a number of core technologies over the last forty years, explaining what brought them forth and why they are fun even today.