Mark Little presents the constituents of a modern SOI and where open source implementations stand in terms of standards, tools, ease of use, performance and reliability, making a case for using open source against close source solutions.
Mark Little works at RedHat as JBoss CTO, leading technical direction and R&D. Mark is also an SOA editor with InfoQ.com, and Professor at Newcastle University. Previously, Mark was Chief Architect and co-founder at Arjuna, an HP spin-off. Mark has worked on reliable distributed systems since the mid-80's and has a PhD focused on fault-tolerant distributed systems, replication and transactions.
The International SOA Symposium is a yearly event that features the top SOA experts and authors from around the world, providing a series of keynotes, talks, demonstrations, panels, and SOA training and certification workshops - all with an emphasis on realizing SOA in the real world.