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14 Nov 2011
Java Spotlight Episode 55: Georges Saab, VP of Core Java Development in the Java Platform Group
Current Responsibilities Include Work on Java language, Core Libraries, and the Java Virtual Machine.

Georges Saab, VP of Core Java Development at Oracle, joins host Roger Brinkley for Episode 55 of the Java Spotlight. Saab's history includes his current work on the Java language, core libraries, and the Java Virtual Machine. Saab is a 20-plus-year veteran of programming language and platform development. Members of this episode's Java All Star Developer Panel are Dalibor Topic, Java Free and Open Source Software Ambassador, and Alexis Moussine-Pouchkine, Java EE Developer Advocate.
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15 Nov 2011
'Java Performance": New Title by Charlie Hunt and Binu John
Called "Definitive Guide to Performance"

High praise comes for the new 700-page book "Java Performance" by Charlie Hunt and Binu John in a blog by Alexis Moussine-Pouchkine, where he describes the tome as " ... a definitive guide to performance." The contents of "Java Performance" include such topics as performance goals, JVM monitoring and tuning, hotspot-detailed architecture and behavior, Java EE and application server performance and tuning, the blog reports. Four entire chapters are devoted to multitiered applications, web applications, web services and JPA and EJB performance, he writes.
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