Payara is Speaking at Devoxx 2017

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30 Sep 2017

Mike Croft, Payara Support Engineer, will be speaking at the Devoxx Belgium conference in Antwerp, 6-10 November 2017 


Eclipse MicroProfile: A quest for a lightweight and modern enterprise Java platform

Do you still think that Java EE is heavy-weight, cumbersome and doesn’t keep up with modern trends? I’ll show you that there are already production-ready enterprise and opensource solutions to bring more flexibility than the traditional Java EE servers from the past. They strive to provide lightweight and extensible runtimes to power microservices, cloud deployments and reactive architectures already. Their individual efforts are naturally followed by an open collaboration within the MicroProfile project.

I invite you to join the adventure with me and follow the quest for a new generation enterprise Java platform. We will explore what has happened recently in the world of enterprise Java and the features already provided by some interesting open-source projects. Afterward, we will discover what the Eclipse MicroProfile project is, what it can bring to you, and how you can influence it. As a core contributor in the MicroProfile project, I'll provide details about how to get started and what to expect in the near future, all illustrated by live coding and demonstrations.

Opening Up Java EE: Panel Discussion

by David Delabassee, Ivar Grimstad & Mike Croft

Oracle, in partnership with IBM and Red Hat, has announced its intention to move Java EE technologies to the Eclipse Foundation, following the delivery and completion of Java EE 8. The Eclipse EE4J top level project charter has just recently been published. Attend this session to hear from representatives of Oracle, IBM, Red Hat on the status of the project, what to expect over the next three to six months, and how this will benefit the Java EE community. Come learn how you can participate.


About Mike Croft

Mike (@croft) is a Support and Services Engineer for Payara Services Ltd. Mike has spent the last few years specialising in the non-functional aspects of middleware and likes to keep up-to-date with the latest products and solutions for production Java EE.

Mike now works for Payara supporting the community's use of Payara Server on GitHub, and supporting customers both remotely and on-site.

Mike blogs regularly on the Payara website and would like to stop talking about himself in the third person. 

For the full schedule of the conference and to register visit the Devoxx website here.


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