Mark Pollack and Chris Richardson discuss NoSQL, exemplifying with Redis, Cassandra and MongoDB, and Spring Data, a project meant to provide a unified programming model for accessing NoSQL DBs.
Uri Cohen presents the key characteristics of SQL and NoSQL databases and how to create a layer on top of distributed data stores in order to use SQL to query for data. For further information please contact Gigaspaces.
Burt Beckwith discusses potential performance problems using mapped collections and Hibernate 2nd-level cache in GORM, along with strategies for avoiding such performance penalties.
Amanda Laucher and Josh Graham present at an introductory level some of the most important elements of the .NET ecosystem: F#, M, Boo, NUnit, RhinoMocks, Moq, NHibernate, Castle, Windsor, NVelocity, Guerilla WCF, Azure, MEF.
Eric Nelson explains what are ORM, EDM, and ESQL, what is the difference between LINQ to SQL and LINQ to Entities, which one is going to be further developed by Microsoft in the future, accompanied by hands on demos showing how to use them.
Eoin Woods explains how Barclays Global Investors (BGI) designed Apex, a new porfolio management system, to meet the challenges it faces and why BGI chose to combine mainstream, boutique and open source Java technologies, including Oracle, WebLogic, Spring, Swing, JIDE, Flux, CPLEX, MVEL and XStream, to create an architecture with some interesting variations on the standard J2EE form.
Java Persistence API (JPA) 2.0, introduced with Java EE 6, adds in and specifies fully many things which were missing in JPA 1.0. This presentation discusses several features of JPA 2.0 such as advanced locking, enhanced query language, a shared cache API, expression/criteria API, property standardization, more flexible object modeling and more advanced O/R mapping support.
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.
This presentation by Hamilton Verissimo and Oren Eini show Castle Active Record - an ORM solution for .NET building on NHibernate. After an introduction, the presentation dives into various advanced topics and techniques for working with Castle Active Record.
In this presentation from QCon London, William Soo and Meeraj Kunnumpurath discuss the Voca transaction processing system architecture, the previous Mainframe-based architecture, architectural challenges and requirements, the new Spring and J2EE-based architecture, upcoming challenges for Voca, and technologies to watch for in the future.
In this presentation from QCon San Francisco 2007, Charles Nutter discusses the Ruby and JRuby featureset, the JRuby compiler, calling Java from JRuby and vice versa, programming Swing with JRuby, JRuby web applications, JRuby on Rails, persistence, build automation, Test-Driven Development and Behaviour-Driven Development.
SpringSource CTO and AspectJ project lead Adrian Colyer discusses where Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP) should be used, practical applications of AOP in enterprise situations such as Hibernate exception translation and automatic operation retry on nonfatal exceptions, and AOP mechanisms in Spring 2.5.