PRESENTATIONS

This section lists some of the presentations that we have made recently for our customers or at industry conferences. Feel free to browse through the papers to see if any of the articles are of interest to you and please make sure you register with our mailing list so that you will be informed when new content is released.

Introduction to Cloud Computing

This is an introductory workshop on Cloud Computing The presentation introduced Cloud Computing conceptually and then reviewed the primary Cloud Computing offerings currently available by Amazon, Google, Microsoft and others.
The presentation is available for viewing on the web in PDF format.

Web Services, Service Oriented Architecture and the Enterprise Service Bus

This is an introductory workshop on how Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures and the Enterprise Service Bus can be used for Enterprise Application Integration.
The presentation is available for viewing on the web in PDF format.

Tuning the Performance of Java and J2EE Applications

This presentation provides a comprehensive overview on the development of high-performance Java-based applications and on the tuning of existing applications. Particular emphasis is placed on enterprise and server-side applications.
The presentation is available for viewing on the web in HTML format. or PDF format.

Web Services Development with the Apache Web Services Toolkit

This tutorial begins by describing Apache Axis, which forms the core of a web services solution. It then covers a number of projects under the Apache Web Services umbrella such as jUDDI, the open source implementation of UDDI; Sandesha, the implementation of the WS-ReliableMessaging protocol and a crucial component of a SOA implementation; and Kandula, the open source implementation of WS-Transactions.
The presentation is available for viewing on the web in HTML or PDF format.

Tuning the Performance of Java and J2EE Applications

This presentation provides a comprehensive overview on the development of high-performance Java-based applications and on the tuning of existing applications. Particular emphasis is placed on enterprise and server-side applications.
The presentation is available for viewing on the web in HTML format.

Using Web Services to Integrate J2EE and .NET Enterprise Applications

The Web services phenomenon promises to resolve all interoperability issues through an open architecture that is based on widely accepted industry standards such as SOAP, WSDL, and HTTP. This presentation explores component reuse across the two major enterprise application platforms, J2EE and .NET, using Web services as the medium of interaction. Through the use of examples, this tutorial covers the current state of interoperability between J2EE and .NET and focuses on best practices and issues that arise.
The presentation is available for viewing on the web in HTML format.

Tuning J2EE Application Servers Presentation

In this presentation we discuss tuning approaches for J2EE application servers. After covering tuning options at the architectural level of a J2EE application, we discuss the impact of garbage collection and the JVM on application server performance, talk about benchmarking, load-testing and monitoring of applications servers.
The presentation is available for viewing on the web in HTML format.

Configuring the Windows 2000 I/O Subsystem

The Windows 2000 operating system brought considerable changes to the capabilities and configuration options of the I/O subsystem over those available with the Windows NT operating system. This presentation covers, in terms of impact on performance, the options available for configuring this very critical component of Windows 2000.
The presentation is available for viewing on the web in HTML format.