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Cameron Purdy, Vice President of Development, Oracle

 Cameron  Purdy
Cameron Purdy is Vice President of Development at Oracle. Prior to joining Oracle, Mr. Purdy was the CEO of Tangosol, whose revolutionary Coherence Data Grid product provides reliable and scalable data management across the enterprise. Mr. Purdy has been working with Java and Java-related technology since 1996, regularly participates in industry standards development and is a specification lead for the Java Community Process. As a software visionary and industry leader, Mr. Purdy is a frequent presenter at industry conferences and has received a number of awards in recognition of his contribution to the Java community, including three times being named as a JavaOne RockStar and being recognized in TheServerSide's "Who's Who in Enterprise Java".

Presentation: "Keynote: How the 10 key lessons from Java and C++ history inform the cloud"

Time: Tuesday 09:20 - 10:20

Location: Salon A, B, C, D


How do the strengths of Java over C++ continue to serve developers today on and off the web, and where Java must adapt in the future for cloud?  Direct support of scripting and dynamic languages, virtualization support in the VM, modularity and NIO file systems are all foundational elements.  Examining the lessons of the internet era advances our understanding of how to apply technology to emerging cloud environments.