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Harold Carr

Harold Carr is the architect for SOAP web service technology at Oracle (a position he also held at Sun Microsystems). He designed the pluggable transports, the asynchronous client and service APIs, and streaming I/O used in Oracle's SOAP stack. He also lead the consolidation of Oracle's three SOAP stacks down to one centering on the Sun SOAP stack (aka Metro). Previous to this role he designed the core architecture used in Sun's JAX-WS 2.0 reference implementation, in Sun's CORBA ORB and in the and the scalable socket communications architecture (aka Grizzly) used in GlassFish and IIOP remoting. He was responsible for RMI-IIOP load-balancing and fail-over in the GlassFish application server. He was part of the DOE/NEO team that built a C++ forerunner to EJBs. He was chairperson of the OMG Portable Interceptor specification and helped write the OMG Portable Object Adapter specification. Previous to Sun, he did distributed computing research at Hewlett-Packard Research Laboratories and Schlumberger Research Laboratories, was Chief Architect of Visual Lisp technology at Autodesk, and was a logic simulation consultant for Cirrus Logic. He holds a Ph.D., in Computer Science from the University of Utah where he worked as a research programmer on Portable Standard LISP, Utah Common LISP, Concurrent Utah Scheme and Distributed C++.


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OSCON 2012 in Portland, Oregon

Posted by haroldcarr on July 17, 2012 at 1:04 PM PDT

I'm at OSCON in Portland, Oregon this week. I will be posting my notes here.

My Strata Thursday

Posted by haroldcarr on March 1, 2012 at 8:30 PM PST

Thursday March 1, 2012

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My Strata Wednesday

Posted by haroldcarr on February 29, 2012 at 10:26 PM PST

Wednesday February 29, 2012

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My Strata Tuesday

Posted by haroldcarr on February 28, 2012 at 8:12 PM PST

Tuesday February 28, 2012

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Strata Conference 2012 Santa Clara - my notes

Posted by haroldcarr on February 28, 2012 at 8:07 PM PST

I'm at Strata Santa Clara again this year.  I'll post my raw notes.  Hope you find them helpful.

OSCON Friday

Posted by haroldcarr on July 29, 2011 at 1:33 PM PDT

My OSCON Friday, 07/29/2011


OSCON Thursday

Posted by haroldcarr on July 29, 2011 at 1:29 PM PDT

My OSCON Thursday, 07/28/2011