Monday, January 5, 2009

January 2009 - Developing A JEE-Based SOA Architecture using JBoss

To start the new year, we are planning an exciting meeting for our Tampa JUG meeting.  For the first gathering of 2009,  we will have Red Hat do a presentation on the JBoss SOA platform.  The JBoss family of products includes a complete stack of enterprise tools from application server, messaging, ESB, to telecommunication solutions.  In this meeting, speaker Kevin Barfield, from Red Hat, will discuss to development of enterprise Java service architectures using the JBoss products.

As always, come show our Red Hat that the Tampa Bay area has a vibrant Java community interested in popular enterprise technologies.  If you plan to attend the meeting, make sure to bring a colleague. There will be giveaways, food, and opportunities to network with other Bay area technologists.

NOTE: There will be an RSVP email to follow later from

-= Meeting Detail =-
This presentation will cover the basics of a J2EE based SOA architecture, with examples using the JBoss SOA Platform.

Topics will include:
- The differences between an application server and an enterprise service bus
- Features of an enterprise service bus
- Developing services
- Registry of services
- Message onramp/listeners
- Transformation of messages
- Content based routing
- Orchestration of services
- Monitoring of services

For more information on JBoss, visit

-= Speaker Bio =-
Kevin Barfield is a Solutions Architect within the JBoss division of
Red Hat.  He has over 14 years experience designing and developing
enterprise systems across various fields such as online commerce,
government, banking, manufacturing and more.  Kevin is a longtime
JBoss evangelist and joined JBoss in January 2005.

-= Meeting Info =-
Speaker: Kevin Barfield
Organization: Red Hat
Date: Tuesday, 01/27/09
Networking: 6:30 pm
Presentation: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

-= Location =-
GCA Technologies Solution
4919 Memorial Hwy. Suite 150
Tampa, FL 33634
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