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Application and data integration

This track provides overview and deep dive sessions that cover the products, features, and technologies for datacenter modernization and consolidation. Example topics include: storage migration, performance optimization, management of data in distributed applications, and middleware integration. Attendees will learn how to enable lines of business to rapidly respond to business events in an automated manner, automate rules-driven business processes, and integrate applications, data, and embedded devices across all cloud environments.

Loosely Coupled, Reusable, & Interoperable: Integration Overview & Roadmap

Alan Santos — Product Manager, Red Hat
Keith Babo — Manager, Software Engineering, Red Hat
Jack Britton — Principal Product Manager, Red Hat

Are you interested in the commonalities and differences in Red Hat’s integration products? In this session, Alan Santos, Keith Babo, and Jack Britton will provide a high-level overview and roadmap for Red Hat’s integration products: Red Hat JBoss Fuse and Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform. They will:

  • Discuss how the products are used together and where they diverge
  • Detail the technical capabilities and components
  • Discuss future plans for integration
  • Provide a technical walkthrough and in-depth, code-level comparison of the technologies

Location: Room 302

Topics: Integration, Java development, Red Hat JBoss Fuse, Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform

Track Date Time Technical Difficulty
Application and data integration Wednesday, June 12 1:20 pm - 2:20 pm 2.0 / 5.0

Easy Integration with Red Hat JBoss Fuse

James Strachan — Senior Consulting Software Engineer, Red Hat

Join James Strachan, the creator of Apache Camel and Fuse IDE, as he demonstrates the open source, Eclipse-based developer tooling and HTML5 web console that are available when working with Enterprise Integration Patterns (EIP) and Red Hat JBoss Fuse.

Through demonstrations, attendees will learn how to solve their integration problems with EIP, Red Hat JBoss Fuse (for integration), and Red Hat A-MQ (for messaging). They will learn how to quickly start projects, run them, diagnose and understand running applications, and complete integration quickly.

Previous knowledge of Apache Camel and/or EIP is helpful but not essential.

Location: Room 210

Topics: Development tools, Integration, Interoperability, Java development, Red Hat JBoss A-MQ, Red Hat JBoss Fuse, Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform

Track Date Time Technical Difficulty
Application and data integration Wednesday, June 12 3:40 pm - 4:40 pm 2.0 / 5.0

The New Wave in BPM from Red Hat

Phil Simpson — Principal Product Marketing Manager, Red Hat
Prakash Aradhya — Product Management Director, Red Hat

In this session, Prakash Aradhya will highlight the vision and roadmap of integrating Polymita BPM technologies, which were acquired by Red Hat in 2012, and Red Hat’s BPM technologies. He will discuss planned BPM tools and technologies, detailing:

  • Tools for the complete lifecycle management of a business process
  • Rich modeling tools for process modeling, user interface creations, etc.
  • Process analysis tools, including process simulation
  • Process execution tools like task management and process monitoring
  • Business activity monitoring tools

Location: Room 210

Topics: BPM, Cost savings, Development tools, Flexibility, Java development, Manageability, Red Hat JBoss BRMS, Red Hat JBoss Frameworks, Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform

Track Date Time Technical Difficulty
Application and data integration Thursday, June 13 10:40 am - 11:40 am 2.0 / 5.0

Connect Applications Everywhere with Red Hat JBoss A-MQ

Robert Davies — Director, Software Engineering, Red Hat

As part of the FuseSource acquisition, Red Hat now supports Apache ActiveMQ as the recently released Red Hat JBoss A-MQ product.

ActiveMQ is the most widely used message-oriented middleware that uses messaging to connect remote applications written in Java, C/C++, Python, Perl, Ruby, and many other languages. ActiveMQ is standards based and supports messaging protocols such as AMQP 1.0, WebSockets, Stomp, OpenWire, and MQTT.

In this session, Robert Davies will discuss the product’s features and functionality, and will share best practices to increase performance and scalability.

Location: Room 210

Topics: Performance, Red Hat JBoss A-MQ, Red Hat JBoss Fuse, Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform, Reliability, Scalability

Track Date Time Technical Difficulty
Application and data integration Thursday, June 13 1:20 pm - 2:20 pm 4.0 / 5.0

Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform 6 Quick Start

Keith Babo — Manager, Software Engineering, Red Hat
Kevin Conner — Manager, Software Engineering, Red Hat
Alan Santos — Product Manager, Red Hat

In this session, Keith Babo, Kevin Conor, and Alan Santos will provide a comprehensive technical overview of Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform 6, covering its key changes and technical capabilities. They will also discuss:

  • Maximizing development productivity with the SOA developer toolkit
  • Implementing strategies for using Java, Camel Routing, BPM, Rules, and BPEL to provide services
  • Using a survey of gateway bindings to interact with external services
  • Making the best use of platform capabilities such as transformation, validation, and policy
  • Administering the deployment and runtime for SOA applications
  • Incorporating design-time and runtime governance into an application lifecycle

This will be a hands-on session with several specific examples and live demonstrations. Attendees new to Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform will get the information they need to start developing applications now. And current platform users will benefit from the coverage of its new capabilities and gain an understanding of how existing applications can transition to Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform 6.

Location: Room 210

Topics: BPM, Development tools, Flexibility, Java development, Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio, Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform

Track Date Time Technical Difficulty
Application and data integration Thursday, June 13 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm 3.0 / 5.0

Design Business Intelligence Appliances Using Red Hat Technologies

Vamsi Chemitiganti — Chief Solution Architect, Red Hat
Derrick Kittler — Solution Architect, Red Hat

In this session, attendees will learn how to design an industrial-strength business intelligence appliance using Red Hat technology, as well as how to store the information they need to make informed business decisions. They will also learn how:

  • Red Hat JBoss Data Grid’s in-memory data grid enables real-time data access
  • JBoss enterprise service bus (ESB) and Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio Portfolio support integration
  • Red Hat Storage bundles storage
  • Red Hat JBoss BRMS integrates rules, events, and workflow

 

Location: Room 210

Topics: Big data, Cloud deployment, Clustering, Cost savings, Integration, Java development, OpenShift by Red Hat, Portability, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, Red Hat JBoss BRMS, Red Hat JBoss Data Grid, Red Hat JBoss Data Services Platform, Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio, Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform, Red Hat Storage

Track Date Time Technical Difficulty
Application and data integration Friday, June 14 9:45 am - 10:45 am 4.0 / 5.0

Application development

This track covers application development tools and technologies. Example topics include: best practices, methodologies, and techniques for building applications in C, C++, Java, PHP/LAMP, Ruby, Node.js, and many other commonly used developer tools and languages, and new development approaches such as Platform-as-a-Service. Attendees will also learn how the tools that build, run, and scale applications are evolving.

Hitchhiker's Guide to the JBoss Galaxy (2013 Edition)

Burr Sutter — Product Management Director, Developer Products, Red Hat

With this high-tech travel guide, attendees can easily navigate the vast, complex, and often bewildering world of open source software (OSS). Session attendees will examine several JBoss Community projects and explore the greater OSS ecosystem, which is constantly producing new tools, frameworks, engines, and techniques.

In this session, Burr will:

  • Highlight the latest and greatest tools, frameworks, and techniques
  • Highlight key technologies that have potential for tremendous impact on the typical enterprise application
  • Provide insight into how the JBoss Community is making your custom application development more productive

At the end of the session, attendees will be able to navigate the range of JBoss Community projects. They will also better understand how they fit into Red Hat JBoss Middleware, Red Hat’s enterprise middleware portfolio.

Location: Room 208

Topics: BPM, Cloud deployment, Development tools, Java development, JBoss Community projects, Mobile, Red Hat JBoss BRMS, Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio, Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, Red Hat JBoss Frameworks, Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform

Track Date Time Technical Difficulty
Application development Wednesday, June 12 1:20 pm - 2:20 pm 3.0 / 5.0

JavaEE.next: 7, 8, & Beyond

Dr. Mark Little — Vice President, Software Engineering, Red Hat

Java EE 8 will likely aim to bring Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) providers and application developers together so that portable applications can be deployed on any cloud infrastructure, therefore reaping all of its benefits in terms of scalability, elasticity, and multitenance. And in the lifetime of Java EE 8, we will see an emphasis on the modularization of the underlying Java SE platform. Java EE will also include updates for HTML5, caching, NoSQL, Ployglot programming, MapReduce, JSON, REST, and improvements to existing core APIs.

In this session, attendees will gain insight into the future of the Java EE platform, starting with Java EE 7.

Location: Room 207

Topics: Big data, BPM, Cloud deployment, Interoperability, Java development, Mobile, Red Hat JBoss Data Services Platform, Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, Red Hat JBoss Frameworks, Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform

Track Date Time Technical Difficulty
Application development Wednesday, June 12 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm 4.0 / 5.0

Simplifying Large-scale, Middleware Migrations with JBoss Cake

Brad Davis — Program Manager, Red Hat

As more enterprises adopt open source software, JBoss Cake is there to make the transition easier for them. Cake, a JBoss Community project, was created in 2011 with the mission of reducing the time, cost, and risk of migrations for enterprises with existing proprietary Java EE investments.

In this session, the project’s creator, Brad Davis, will discuss utilizing Cake to assist with Oracle WebLogic and IBM WebSphere to Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform migrations. Brad will discuss:

  • Migration planning tools
  • How to leverage Cake throughout the IT migration process
  • Cake’s capabilities within Java EE migrations
  • Techniques for making large-scale Java platform migrations successful
  • Cake’s feature roadmap. It will also include a live demonstration of JBoss Cake.

Brad will also provide a live Cake demonstration. The session will cater to both organizational leaders seeking information on large-scale migrations as well as architects, managers, and developers responsible for migration implementations.

Location: Room 207

Topics: BPM, Cost savings, Development tools, Flexibility, Interoperability, Red Hat JBoss BRMS, Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, Red Hat JBoss Frameworks, Red Hat JBoss Portal Platform, Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform

Track Date Time Technical Difficulty
Application development Wednesday, June 12 4:50 pm - 5:50 pm 3.0 / 5.0

Business and IT strategy alignment

This track targets the juncture of business and IT considerations necessary to create competitive advantage. Example topics include: new architecture deployments, competitive differentiators, long-term and hidden costs, and security. Attendees will learn how to align architecture and technology decisions with their specific business needs and how and when IT departments should drive competitive advantage.

Integrating Distributed, Cloud, & Mobile Applications into the Intelligent, Integrated Enterprise

Pierre Fricke — Director, Product Marketing, Red Hat
Ken Johnson — Director, Product Management, Red Hat

Enterprises must handle an exploding number of business events and data associated with them. These business events and data are increasingly generated by new-generation IT applications and devices on new architectures. And open hybrid clouds and mobile applications are high-growth platforms at the center of this shift. These applications must be integrated and the integration solution should be flexible and adaptable to constantly changing business conditions.

At Red Hat, we offer a better path to business leadership by helping businesses build intelligent, integrated enterprises that anticipate and respond to business events, regardless of where they are generated, with high-quality answers, products, and services. Leveraging Red Hat JBoss A-MQ, Red Hat JBoss Fuse, Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform, Red Hat JBoss Data Services Platform, and Red Hat JBoss BRMS enable IT to drive better business results faster.

In this session, attendees will learn:

  • What an intelligent, integrated enterprise is
  • The value of having an intelligent, integrated enterprise
  • Intelligent, integrated scenarios and examples
  • How to build an intelligent, integrated enterprise that includes distributed, cloud, and mobile applications

While this session will focus on business issues and value, it will also include some technical content in terms of product descriptions, cloud/on-premise/mobile scenarios, and use case examples.

Location: Room 309

Topics: Integration, Red Hat JBoss A-MQ, Red Hat JBoss BRMS, Red Hat JBoss Data Services Platform, Red Hat JBoss Fuse, Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform

Track Date Time Technical Difficulty
Business and IT strategy alignment Wednesday, June 12 4:50 pm - 5:50 pm 2.0 / 5.0

Market perceptions and competition

This track covers the datacenter landscape. Example topics include: product comparisons, open source methodology, and product analysis that debunks common misconceptions. Attendees will learn how Red Hat cloud, middleware, operating system, storage, and virtualization products stack up against proprietary offerings and fit within the broader industry landscape.

Middleware Platforms for Integration & BPM: A Product Comparison

Richard Naszcyniec — Senior Principal Program Marketing Manager, Red Hat

Customers of various sizes use the deep technical capabilities of Red Hat JBoss Middleware for integration and business process management (BPM). Are you looking to establish, expand, or standardize the middleware used for integration and BPM? Do you face the challenge of comparing and contrasting vendors to determine the best fit for your needs?

In this session, Richard Naszcyniec will discuss the strengths of Red Hat JBoss Middleware platforms for integration and BPM, and compare them to other middleware offerings. He will also detail several of the functional and economic advantages specific to each platform. Solutions addressed will include:

  • Red Hat JBoss BRMS
  • Red Hat JBoss A-MQ
  • Red Hat JBoss Fuse

 

Location: Room 313

Topics: BPM, Cost savings, Flexibility, Integration, Manageability, Performance, Red Hat JBoss A-MQ, Red Hat JBoss BRMS, Red Hat JBoss Data Services Platform, Red Hat JBoss Fuse, Red Hat JBoss Operations Network, Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform, Reliability, Scalability

Track Date Time Technical Difficulty
Market perceptions and competition Wednesday, June 12 3:40 pm - 4:40 pm 2.0 / 5.0

Taste of training

Red Hat Summit will have a Taste of training track focusing on a sampling from our robust training and consulting services that we offer on both an individual and team basis.

Riding the Camel

Rich Bonneau — Content Developer, Red Hat

With the addition of Red Hat JBoss Fuse to Red Hat’s middleware portfolio, Apache Camel has become a central technology for the definition of routing and mediation rules in the SOA catalog.

In this session, attendees will work through a hands-on project that demonstrates the fundamental features of Apache Camel in the Red Hat JBoss Fuse platform.

Location: Room 206

Topics: Interoperability, Java development, Red Hat JBoss Fuse, Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform, Red Hat Training

Track Date Time Technical Difficulty
Taste of training Wednesday, June 12 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm 2.0 / 5.0

Town hall

This track features moderated panels of Red Hat customers, partners, and solution experts. Example topics include: real world deployments, best practices, and lessons learned. Attendees will learn competitive advantages for driving increased business value.

Real-world Perspectives: Integration & Automation

Duc Doan — Principal Engineer, E*TRADE
John Liptak — Senior Lead Architect, CenturyLink
Robert Sedor — Lead Architect, Pitney Bowes
Craig Tystad — Director, Business Architecture and Planning, tw telecom

Enterprise businesses across a variety of industries and sectors rely on Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Middleware to address the critical business demands facing IT organizations today. Hear from these customers on how they use Red Hat’s open source solutions to scale their IT architectures. Learn best practices and see how open source solutions can save time and money and give your company a strategic advantage.

Location: Room 306

Topics: Cost savings, ESB, Flexibility, Integration, Interoperability, Java development, Manageability, Performance, Red Hat JBoss A-MQ, Red Hat JBoss BRMS, Red Hat JBoss Fuse, Red Hat JBoss Operations Network, Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform

Track Date Time Technical Difficulty
Town hall Wednesday, June 12 1:20 pm - 2:20 pm 2.0 / 5.0

Birds of a Feather

Maven Repository: Best Practices for Easy Migration

Max Rydahl Andersen — Senior Principal Engineer, Red Hat

Red Hat Enterprise Application Platform 6 comes with Maven repository, meaning customers can now easily migrate from JBoss Application Server 7 to Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6. The Maven repository best practices can be used by many Maven-based projects and should be considered as they enable easy upgrades and migrations regardless of using Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform, or Red Hat JBoss Data Grid.

In this session, Max Rydahl Andersen will discuss these best practices and their benefits, as well as:

  • How the Maven repository came to be
  • What concerns should be address
  • How a user can best utilize Maven repository

Location: Room 301

Topics: Development tools, Java development, JBoss Community projects, Red Hat JBoss BRMS, Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio, Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, Red Hat JBoss Frameworks, Red Hat JBoss Portal Platform, Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform

Track Date Time Technical Difficulty
Birds of a Feather Wednesday, June 12 8:00 pm - 8:50 pm 3.0 / 5.0