A fine-grained authorization system based on XACML specification can increase agility and control in addition to traditional role based access control method of authorizing users based on their roles. Subbu Devulapalli spoke at JavaOne 2010 Conference about standards and deployment models in user authorization. He also discussed best practices when implementing authorization in Java applications.
Brian Goetz and Cliff Click spoke at JavaOne conference last week about concurrency revolution from a hardware perspective. They said CPU designers will focus on parallelism in the future for increasing throughput of the systems. They also discussed some point solutions like Thread Pools, Fork/Join, Map/Reduce and Actors to achieve the concurrency in applications.
Oracle has announced the call for JavaOne papers for the re-scheduled conference, which will now run alongside Oracle OpenWorld from September 19-23 2010. The closing date for submissions is March 14, 2010.
During the first General Session of JavaOne 2009 Sun's Jonathan Schwartz and James Gossling launched the public beta of its new Java App Store.
At JavaOne 2008 conference, Ben Alex from SpringSource talked about emerging security requirements in enterprise applications. He discussed the standards like Servlet Security, JAAS, CAPTCHA, Single Sign-On and Federated Identity using OpenID technology. The presentation also included the standards on securing web services (WS-Security), JMS messaging and ESB.
In this JavaOne panel session, speaker shared their experiences and opinions on the current state of semantic web technologies.
In a JavaOne presentation, Sun Microsystems’ Tony Printezis provided more details on Garbage First, a replacement for the CMS garbage collector particularly targeted at long running server applications.
On day 2 of JavaOne 2008 conference, Emmanuel Bernard talked about Bean Validation framework (JSR 303). The goal of this specification is to provide a uniform way to express and implement the constraints in java applications. Earlier in the day, Oracle team previewed the upcoming features of Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g.
So far, JavaOne has been heavy on JavaFX content. It is clear that a lot of work has been done since the initial announcement at last year’s conference. Although, the technologies do not appear to be ready for the typical developer.
At JavaOne 2008, Jos Dirksen and Tijs Rademakers talked about using Service Component Architecture (SCA) and Java Business Integration (JBI) frameworks together to get the best of both worlds. Using a sample application, they explained how to deploy an SCA application on a JBI container. In another SCA related session, Mike Edwards gave an overview of SCA architecture model.
JavaOne kicked off Tuesday in San Francisco with a keynote largely centered on JavaFX. OSGi also made an appearance with the keynote highlighting of the new Glassfish micro-kernel being 98k in size.
Neal Gafter recently gave a presentation at JavaOne and Jazoon '07 entitled "Closures for Java". The presentation is an accessible but thorough introduction to closures, the goals, the problem with existing solutions, all presented in a conversational style.
On May 8th, 2007, Ethan Nicholas and Dennis Gu announced the Consumer JRE at JavaOne. Since JavaOne, Ethan Nicholas and Chet Haase have released additional details about the Consumer JRE, including these elements: Quickstarter, Java Kernel, Deployment Toolkit, Installer Improvements, Windows Graphics Performance, Nimbus Look and Feel.
Closing out the Java One conference last week was Rob Harrop's presentation "Exploiting JRuby: Building Domain-Specific Languages for the Java Virtual Machine." Domain specific languages (DSLs) have been gaining popularity, as shown on InfoQ with a presentation on an introduction to domain specific languages by Martin Fowler and posts on the debates in the blogsphere.
At Java One Thomas Bernhardt and Alexandre Vasseur explained the concepts of event driven application servers and the Esper project. Event driven application servers are a new category of servers, proving a runtime and supporting infrastructure services (transport, security, event journaling, high availability, connectors, etc.) to servers designed to be able to process over 100,000 events/sec.