Northern Virginia Software Symposium
November 7 - 9, 2008 - Reston, VA
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Architecture and Scaling
Scale... what is scale... how do you applications that are scalable. How do you know if the application scales?
This session will look at server topologies and state management and how it affects scale. We'll detail a number of metrics to know and observe. In addition tools of the trade will be demonstrated such as jmeter.
About Ken Sipe
Ken has been a practitioner and instructor of RUP since the late 1990s, and an extreme programmer and coach since the middle 2000s. Ken has worked with Fortune 500 companies to small startups in the roles of developer, designer, application architect and enterprise architect. Ken's current focus is on enterprise system automation and continuous delivery systems.
Ken is an international speaker on the subject of software engineering speaking at conferences such as JavaOne, JavaZone, Jax-India, and The Strange Loop. He is a regular speaker with NFJS where he is best known for his architecture and security hacking talks. In 2009, Ken was honored by being awarded the JavaOne Rockstar Award at JavaOne in SF, California and the JavaZone Rockstar Award at JavaZone in Oslo, Norway as the top ranked speaker.More About Ken »