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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

Sun's Java DB team has been working hard contributing to the Apache Derby project, and now, the release candidate for Derby 10.2 is

Variable initialization, assignments and use in array construction can be tricky to varying degrees in different programming languages.

When a variable is used during initialization of an...

Apache / Derby 10.2 beta is out and it is time to give it a good shake for you're likely to see Derby 10.2 distributed as Java DB 10.2 in the next official release of the JDK....

If you're looking for some good reading on business orchestration, I would highly recommend java.net's blueprints on...

Expect to find yourself in a more open Java community soon.


Mark Reinhold
and...

Polls are what they are--an indication of public sentiment.

Although the poll results for...

The first person to find the treasure wins it.

Look for Java DB in the...

This is the best time to take a close and serious look at a preview of Apache / Derby 10.2.

Use Derby and...

Is it the T-shirt bombardment at the night of the party (tonight) that attracts them?

Is it the scantly dressed ladies that some companies use to prop up their marketing fronts?

...

Craig Robinson and Brent Newman (both of RealNetworks) reviewed the use of Mobile Media API (MMAPI) in...

Bernard Traversat's session focused on his Boeing and FCS JXTA-networking collaboration and ended with a discussion of simple JXTA programming...

The master craftsmen of memory management in concurrent programing (William Pugh, Univ.

If you're interested in Java EE related news, in Glassfish and other Java-for-the-enterprise topics, The Aquarium should be...

I'm afraid castle is closed for good. So, the advice below the line, below, was worthless ;-)

I walked to an Algerian cafe two blocks lower at Leavevworth and Geary. Cafe
Grain D'or...

Check out my general impressions of the first day, here.

Before you go and develop your own concurrency libraries, take a closer look at
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David V.C. has bloged about it, and I've already given...

To me, a packed JavaOne conference hall during the keynote address this morning proves continuing and very broad enthusiasm for Java.

Read Calvin Austin's...

If you have a JavaOne 2006 Conference pass, and specially if your pass does not allow reservation of a session, you might want to take a look at the...

As JavaOne grows, more and more BoFs and informal gatherings are bound to happen in parallel with the main conference, catering to special needs.

This Tuesday evening, one of these...

It's no longer news, and people are talking about it elsewhere, but it is still worth noting that JDO 2.0 released its final...

Everyone who has ever attended JavaOne should know that doing a bit of work to organize your activities there can help you have a more sane conference.

Of course, you probably also want...

As usual, there is an amazing array of sessions and BoFs planned for JavaOne 2006.

If you're coming, you better start getting ready.

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The MIT Press has been known for its few but no nonsense programming languages books, like the ones on...

Java DB is Sun's distribution of Apache / Derby technology.

Chandan writes, in his Chandanblog, about it!