Dean Wampler takes a look at SQL’s resurgence and specific example technologies, including: NewSQL, Hybrid SQL, SQL abstractions on top of file-based data, SQL as a functional programming language.
Jeff Markham introduces Roo and SQLFire along with a demonstration of using AspectJ for SQLFire administration.
Jay Kreps discusses the architecture, algorithms, implementation and deployment of Voldemort, a distributed storage system. He also presents the problems solved using Voldemort at LinkedIn.
JPA 2.0 adds in many things which were missing in JPA 1.0. This talk covers features like advanced locking, enhanced query language, expression/criteria API and more advanced O/R mapping support.
This presentation covers the use of graph databases as an optimal solution for data that is difficult to fit in static tables, rapidly evolving data or data that has a lot of optional attributes.
Emmanuel Bernard and Max Ross talk about patterns and practices used to achieve high volume and scale with Hibernate. They also explains Hibernate Shards and Search to push the scalability limits.