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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

Sometimes, you need to be smart when looking for things on the web.

For example, if you're looking to learn about how to write stored procedures for...

Anyone who has ever done any J2EE programming or managed or followed a project involving Java for the enterprise must have heard about the SpecJ standards.

In the first week of July 2007...

This is a reminder of the informal (no shin guards!) post-JavaOne soccer {football} game...

O.K. I've posted about this earlier.

Here are some final details.

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Remember: There were people far earlier than there was ever any technology. One comes way before the other, and the other has no meaning without the one.

This year, JavaOne is hosting a special .org Zone on its show floor. Right now, I'm sitting here with Dag Wanvik, a committer to...

For those curious to know what's ahead with Java ME, the following JavaOne 2007 BoF...

Here's an announcement just circulated by Krista Van Tassel, Sun's eco marketing program manager:

Sun is continuing to promote Eco Responsibility at JavaOne and will be hosting...

Check out Francois Orsini's "Enabling Offline Web Applications with Java DB," where he previews his...

No, this entry is not about Java but you can hear all about Java at the upcoming JavaOne and at...

Let's follow Ludo's example, and get the full Java stack, including...

Try it out, starting here and comment below how you like it. Leiki, the...

How often does one have the opportunity to learn about a whole software ecosystem for free?


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You can find the latest Open Slaris community metrics here.

For those of you who do not already know, Sun is offering support services for two open-source databases: PostgreSQL and Java DB.

Now, thanks to Java DB and Apache/Derby team member John H. Embretsen, you have a recipe for...

The variety of development possibilities on the Java ME platform can be daunting. This introduction gives a simple view of the...

All the current uses of Apache / Derby (shipped as Java DB with the JDK, beginning with JDK 6) are truly astounding.

Only a few days after the availability of Apache / Derby 10.2.2 (which has just been voted as an official...

As if the news of the JDK 6 release was not enough, we now have Apache Derby 10.2.2 readying for a GA...

JavaPolis 2006 proves that Antwerp is not just about the diamond, the ruby, other jewels or gems.

If you have not noticed it yet, it might be time to check out the Java DB download site for a refresh of a more stable...

I wrote a brief note on the early archeology of Shoal.

Sit back, relax and watch the live web cast at http://sun.com/javanews on Monday, November 13 at 9:30 a.m. PST, for an important Java news!

A quick glance at Java EE and .NET Interoperability tells me that its subtitle better captures its rich content: ...

The Apache Derby community comes out of a long tunnel with their new, Derby 10.2 release.