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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++.



3 Sun development engineers (myself,




were at Microsoft...

I spoke on the
Metro web services stack
(aka Tango)
today (Wednesday 9/26) in Columbus, Ohio at...

Milestone 6 (Release Candidate 1) of the
Metro web services stack is available.

Members of the

Project Tango (part of the Metro web services stack)



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Giving names to software is always a difficult task.

WSIT Milestone 5, the latest and greatest in our march towards
FCS, is...

WSIT Milestone 4 is now available on the Project Tango website. It keeps getting better with each release. We'd particularly like to hear from people...

I'll be available (along with
Arun and
Marek) in an

Project Tango (a.k.a. WSIT) enables Java interoperability with Microsoft's Windows Commmunication Foundation.

I'm giving a presentation on
GlassFish and
The Aquarium this Thursday, January 18 at 6pm...

I recently spent two weeks in Prague. I worked face-to-face with some of our WSIT engineers located there, some I had never met in person. I also participated in...

Project Tango (aka WSIT - Web
Service Interoperability Technology) just released our


Many people want to know what WSIT is. WSIT (Web Services
Interoperability Technology - aka Project Tango) is Sun's
implementation of WS-* specifications that enable interoperability...

Here are four simple steps to try out the Web Service Interoperability
Technologies (WSIT) from Project Tango:

In case you missed the morning lab - so many people wanted to attend it that it's being repeated:


We've been working hard to get Project Tango's initial source access
ready in time for