The authors focus on POJO persistence over Cassandra, including automatic Cassandra schema generation and Spring context configuration using both XML and Java.
This talk provides a broad overview of the new features introduced in the latest Spring Data release trains: recent additions in Spring Data Commons and the latest features of individual store modules
Frank Moley introduces Spring Data and how to use it for applications connected to either RDBMS or NoSQL databases.
Brett Meyer demos using multiple-tenancy, geographic data, auditing/versioning, sharding, OSGi, and integration with Hibernate.
Paul King presents working with databases in Groovy, covering datasets, GMongo, Neo4J, raw JDBC, Groovy-SQL, CRUD, Hibernate, caching, Spring Data technologies, etc.
Jeff Scott Brown demoes creating a web application with Grails 2 using the command-line, GORM and Hibernate, GSP, and Spring Integration.
Craig Brozefsky presents the tradeoffs involved with moving to a purely SQL relational model, instead of using an ORM, along with some of the tools built to facilitate this.
Reza Rahman shows code samples for some of the APIs coming in Java EE 7, such as JMS 2, WebSocket, JSON, JAX-RS 2, JPA 2.1, JTA 1.2, etc. and takes a peek at Java EE 8 features to be expected.
Mark Pollack provides a guided tour plus demos of the Spring Data feature set.
Jim Coplien believes that we have done OOP the wrong way for 40 years, and suggests an approach to reflection based on the DCI paradigm and influenced by the human society.
Oliver Gierke introduces Spring Data repositories along with best practices and implementation patterns, followed by guidelines for integrating repositories with Spring MVC and REST web services.
Mark Johnson and David Turanski introduce Spring Data for GemFire demoing using Spring Data for persistency across multiple distributed database grids.