Date: Wednesday, 24th October, 2012 Time: 07:30 AM – 09:30 AM
Venue: Ground Floor, KPMG Building, 147 Collins Street, Melbourne
A number of commercial JVMs with features customized to get around limitations of generic JVMs have emerged in the last few years. In this seminar we will look at a couple of contemporary offerings:
Our journey of exploration will begin with the AZUL Zing and SAP Terracotta products. Our presenter a JVM specialist from Australian software company eCetera will facilitate our exploration.
The primary speaker will be Gil Tene the CTO and founder of Azul Systems via a video hook-up.
About the speaker
Gil Tene is CTO and co-founder of Azul Systems. He has been involved with virtual machine technologies for the past 20 years and has been building Java technology-based products since 1995. Gil pioneered Azul’s Continuously Concurrent Compacting Collector (C4), Java Virtualization, Elastic Memory, and various managed runtime and systems stack technologies that combine to deliver the industry’s most scalable and robust Java platforms. In 2006 he was named one of the Top 50 Agenda Setters in the technology industry by Silicon.com. Prior to co-founding Azul, Gil held key technology positions at Nortel Networks, Shasta Networks and at Check Point Software Technologies, where he delivered several industry-leading traffic management solutions including the industry’s first Firewall-1 based security appliance. He architected operating systems for Stratus Computer, clustering solutions at Qualix/Legato, and served as an officer in the Israeli Navy Computer R and D unit. Gil holds a BSEE from The Technion Israel Institute of Technology, and has been awarded 28 patents in computer-related technologies.
See AZUL Zing Link for more detailed info on Zing.