Archive for September, 2007

Episode 69: Nico Josuttis on SOA (SOA Pt. 3)

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Episode 69: Nico Josuttis on SOA (SOA Pt. 3)

This Episode is part five in our (probably ongoing) series on service oriented architecture. In this episode we talk to Nico Josuttis, who has recently published a book on this topic. As its title “SOA in Practice” suggests, it is a very pragmatic book based on Nico’s experience as architect and project lead in a number of enterprise-level projects – not all of them had been called SOA, since they at the time the term was not yet coined. The episode discusses some technical aspects of SOA (such as loose coupling, messaging and ESBs), but mainly focusses on non-technical aspects of implementing an SOA.

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Episode 68: Dan Grossman on Garbage Collection and Transactional Memory

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Episode 68: Dan Grossman on Garbage Collection and Transactional Memory

This episode features a discussion with Dan Grossman about an essay paper he wrote for this year’s OOPSLA conference. The paper is about an analogy between garbage collection and transactional memory. In addition to seeing the beauty of the analogy, the discussion also serves as a good introduction to transactional memory (which was mentioned in the Goetz/Holmes episode) and – to some extent – to garbage collection.

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Episode 67: Roundtable on MDSD and PLE

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Episode 67: Roundtable on MDSD and PLE

This is a roundtable discussion on model-driven software develoment and product line engineering. It was recorded at the Model-Driven Development and Product Lines: Synergies and Experience conference in October 2006 in Leipzig.
The panelists are:

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