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Masood Mortazavi

Currently, Masood Mortazavi manages several teams of Sun engineers
working on open-source technologies such as Apache / Derby (Java
DB), MySQL Connectors, MySQL Docs and MySQL Developer Tools. He has
also managed Sun's PostgreSQL and ORM teams prior to the MySQL
acquisition. Masood joined Sun Microsystems' Java Software unit in
1999 as a member of the original J2EE team. He developed
distributed transaction capabilities in RMI-IIOP and led the
development team for GIOP 1.2. As a member of the carrier-grade
J2EE project at Sun, he developed service control platforms and
started a number of collaborations with SMI's mobile
telecommunications partners. He has worked on SIP/IMS technologies
for Sun and designed and developed a failure detection and recovery
platform for cooperating processes. Masood has worked at Nasa Ames
(Sterling Software), on DARPA projects (Teknowledge Corp.) and on
satellite ground systems (Hughes) as well as for China National
Petroleum Company. He has graduate degrees in business (MBA,
Berkeley), journalism (M.J.. Berkeley) and scientific computing
(Ph.D. in computational fluid dynamics, Davis) and did several
years of post-graduate work in logic and methodology of science at
UC Berkeley. He has published many technical papers and has
multiple patents. He maintains separate weblogs at blogs.sun.com
and at java.net.

 

Weblogs

I'm sitting in the general session to be given by IBM's Craig Hayman, Vice President IBM WebSphere, IBM Software Group.

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Fragmentation of programming environments on various "Java" devices has always bothered mobile Java programmers.

Hence, the build up to ...

JavaOne Conference's Raison d'être: common context!

Without such common context, it becomes much harder to communicate, learn and innovate on an assumed base of ideas.

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If at JavaOne, you should visit the Java DB pod and learn all about this fantastic database engine...

For most of next week, I'll be either at CommunityOne or ...

Kristian Waagan (of Sun's Java DB development team) has really given Java DB (Sun's distribution of Apache / Derby) a new life of...

According to a ChemAxon's forum posting from earlier last year, ChemAxon's...

Mike Haller has put together a Twitter desktop client using Derby for local data.

Haller should...

Here, I usually write about Java-related issues, like my recent posts about Java DB.

However, every once in a while I point to something outside of Java, usually turning focus on some...

On this MacBook Pro laptop I'm currently using (2.5 GHz, intel Core 2 Duo, 4GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM, Mac OS-X 10.5.6), with lots of other apps running, it took exactly 43 seconds to build the Apache...

Now, a new release of Apache/Derby is out.

Francois Orsini has a more detailed note on this. It is great to...

Apache Derby project is the cauldron where Sun starts the...

Apache/Derby 10.5 is about to be released, and Knut Anders Hatlen has written a great blog entry about one of the new features:...

MySQL Workbench, as I noted earlier, has been selected as...

I just posted my account of these "golden rules" on my blogs.sun.com blog. Have fun reading it. I would...

As I wrote elsewhere, MySQL Workbench has been selected by Developer.Com as...

Every once in a while I get asked to review a book.

This time it has been the Apache OFBiz Development: The Beginner's Tutorial by Jonathan Wong and Rupert Howell.

While...

With a simple fix, Rick Hillegas has ensured that developers can have access to a powerful SQL parser that comes with Apache/Derby.

Francois Orsini presents Rick Hillegas' paper on...

[I've posted this elsewhere, but now I see I should post it here, too.]

Yes, I have to admit that...

While Java DB is Sun's distribution of Apache Derby, we do not maintain a separate users' forum for it outside of the Apache Derby users' forum.

Patrick Keegan describes how to use Java DB and Netbeans to create a personal data storage application...