In this interview recorded at QCon New York 2012 Conference, Robert Greene from Versant Corporation discusses Versant's NoSQL database and their JPA 2.0 compliant Java NoSQL solution. He also talked about transparency of data access across the physical nodes when using NoSQL databases.
Peter Bell discusses the state of Java today and whether startups are using it or not, polyglot programming, startups in New York, how to keep up to date with technology, and much more.
Ganesh Prasad explains how the contribution of SOA is the management of dependencies between systems, how SOA is a design aspect and not a technological one, and much more.
Matt Wynne talks about BDD with Cucumber, the value of writing microtests, and the ideas behind hexagonal architecture and how they improve and speed up the development workflow.
Jurgen Appelo talks about his book "Management 3.0: Leading Agile Developers, Developing Agile Leaders", how Complexity Science helps to understand Agile teams, and much more.
Ken Little talks about scaling Tumblr to keep up with their blogging users: scaling the data model, sharding, their PHP frontend and the Scala backend, and much more.
Rob Daigneau talks about his book "Service Design Patterns" and the various patterns described in it, SOA vs Services, how to choose between REST, RPC and Messaging, and much more.
Mike Lee talks about Game Design, Gamification, and much more.
In this interview recorded at QCon NY 2012 Conference, Jim Webber from Neo Technology discusses the Graph database ecosystem, graph use cases, and tools for developing applications using Neo4j graph database.
Rich Hickey explains how immutability enables Datomic's features and facilitates programming (not just in functional languages). Also: Datomic and other NoSQL stores, Clojure Reducers and much more.
Gil Tene talks about how to achieve low latency and responsiveness in Java applications despite the GC, how the GC in Azul's Zing helps, where low latency is crucial, and much more.