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Blog Archive for meeraj during June 2006

I think the whole theme of the conference has been based mainly around Grid, with different parties trying to push their technology as the best fit for realising grid-based computing. We had four different technologies (some of them I would say can complement each other) claming to be grid-enablers. Spaces based grids pushed by the Gigaspaces guys Grid based on high-performant messaging using...
The first session I attended was by Ted Neward on the importance of message-based architecture. I was quite impressed with Ted's presentation and delivery style. Though, I thought Ted was trying to over-emphasise the superiority of message-based model over an RPC-based model. All I would say is messaging can improve scalability and percieved performance, RPC has its use cases as well in terms of...
The symposium kicked of with a keynote session by John Davies, the CTO of C24. John’s address mainly covered the choice of technology stack in the investment-banking sector. It was heartening to hear finally Jini and JavaSpaces are being adopted as a mainstream technology for realising enterprise middleware. John also mentioned the increasing acceptance of open source software like Maven,...