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South Florida WebSphere User Group Meeting

The South Florida WebSphere User Group cordially invites you to join them on Tuesday evening for the WebSphere Users Group meeting. Come learn how to tune your WebSphere applications for performance and profiling. This Meeting will be held on

January 15, 2008 at 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM.

Performance Management
PMI – The internal API for Performance Monitoring
JMX – The JMX hooks available in the virtual machine for VM specific reads
MBeans and instrumenting the WAS console

Application Profiling
How to configure the profiling
What types of information can you get from profiling
What types of problems can be diagnosed (memory leak, performance bottleneck…)
Demo of the interface inside RAD

We are looking for a customer sponsor to manage topic selection, administrative duties and liaison activities.

6:30 PM – 6:45 PM: Registration & Welcome

6:45 PM – 7:00 PM: Brief WebSphere Overview and 2008 Update

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Performance Management

8:00 PM – 8:15 PM: Break

8:15 PM – 9:15 PM: Application Profiling

9:15 PM – 9:30 PM: WUG Topic Sponsor



14700 Caribbean Way

Miramar, FL 33027

[I-75 to Miramar Pkwy East, turn Left on SW 145th St (Wal-Greens), turn Left on Caribbean Way ]

Food and refreshments sponsored by Sherstaff.

We look forward to your attendance!


Lorraine Johnson, WebSphere Technical Manager, Southeast Business Unit, IBM Americas


JBoss World – 2008 – Orlando, FL

Modernize your IT. Transform your business.

JBoss World Orlando is the hot place to be and be seen this winter, when much of the rest of the country will be in deep freeze. It is the world’s largest gathering for users of JBoss, Red Hat, and other related open source solutions. The event’s comprehensive agenda will focus on the technologies, best practices, and industry insights to help IT executives, architects, and developers make better decisions about open source and be successful in driving business transformation in their organizations.


This year’s agenda will concentrate on five tracks aligned to the technology and business areas that will help you modernize your IT infrastructure.

* Core Platform Technologies – Covers the essential technologies underpinning your application infrastructure.
* Next- Generation Web Technologies – Learn about emerging technologies, frameworks, and designs enabling the Web as a computing platform.
* Services and Integration – Covers the technologies, standards, and best practices to guide your shift to a service-oriented architecture (SOA).
* Optimize, Secure, Manage – Covers the technologies and solutions that extend the lifecycle of your applications.
* Executive Insights – Covers the business trends and industry developments that shape the way we think about IT and computing.

In addition, you are invited to participate in an array of “Birds-of-a-Feather” discussions throughout the conference.


Who Should Attend:



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Receive a 10% discount with this promo code JBWO10CD

The Spring Experience 2007

The Spring Experience 2007

Join Us for The Spring Experience 2007 returning to Hollywood, FL on December 12-15th (JUG Discount Available…)

Join us in beautiful Hollywood, Florida for The Spring Experience 2007 coming December 12-15th. TSE 2007 ( is the conference for the global Spring community. This one-of-a-kind event is for application developers, solution architects, and project managers who develop business applications with Spring and the technologies Spring integrates with. This year’s agenda features five concurrent tracks and over 60 technical sessions delivering new and exclusive Spring content.

Five Tracks for 2007 featured at The Spring Experience 2007
1. Essential Spring covers the latest version of the Spring Framework, its central concepts, and the unique Spring application development approach and toolset
2. Enterprise Integration presents solutions to integration challenges facing teams developing large enterprise applications
3. Rich Web focuses on web application development patterns and best practices, with a practical focus on developing beautiful user interfaces
4. Application Architecture and Design presents design approaches and architectural guidance for solving common problems faced when developing business applications on the Spring stack
5. Emerging Tech showcases bold, cutting-edge topics that offer a new perspective

Go to for additional information and registration details!

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION – The Spring Experience is good thru Monday, November 5th at a rate of $1,395 per person.

Registration fee includes:

1). Full access to The Spring Experience 2007 sessions, keynotes and BOFs

2). All meals and snacks

3). Custom binder and backpack

4). Audio/Video(slides) exclusively for TSE 2007 attendees

5). TSE 2007 Party

NOTE: A special $100 discount is available to all JUG members for The Spring Experience 2007. Use the promo code, tse2007jug100 when registering.

Early Bird Discount ends Monday, November 5th…

Special $199/night rate available at the Westin Diplomat for all 2007 Spring Experience attendees!

Questions?? Contact Jay Zimmerman ( –

PayPal Developer Day in Miami

I’m please to announce we will have a PayPal Developer Day in Miami on November 6th 2007.
There will be leading e-commerce training for the attendees and discussions of new opportunities PayPal is offering to developers. You will also have a chance to pass the PayPal Certified Developer exam, this is a $150 value being offered for free.

It’s free to register, but space is limited !!!

ICTY – IBM Impact 2007 conference

Impact Comes to You is for those who wish to better leverage their existing IT investments and enable greater degrees of business flexibility across their enterprise.

Impact Comes to You will get you thinking about how to use SOA and the WebSphere platform that powers it to leverage existing resources to meet business and IT objectives.

Date: Tuesday, Oct 9, 2007 8:30A – 4
Location: Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134

8:00AM Registration and Breakfast
8:30AM Welcome and Introductions
9:30AM BPM enabled by SOA
11:00AM DataPower
12:00PM Lunch
1:00PM Customer Reference
1:30PM Maximize SOA with Flexible Infrastructure and Management
3:00PM How to achieve ROI on SOA
4:15PM Event Close

Registration Link

Impact Comes to You (ICTY) is a premier event that brings the value of the IBM Impact 2007 conference – which was held in Orlando, Florida on May 20-25 to local IT professionals and executives in Coral Gables on Oct 9, 2007. ICTY promises to deliver an excellent opportunity to gain insights, share information, and network with peers to discuss the latest innovations, products, services and solutions in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and the IBM WebSphere platform.

The event will be held at the Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134. Registration and continental breakfast begin at 8:00 am with the session starting at 8:30 am to approximately 4:15 pm.

We have an excellent lineup of topics, all of which were rated as top or outstanding by customers and peers during the IBM Impact 2007 conference, which include:

* SOA Implementation Best Practices
* Using BPM to move your business to a Process Platform on SOA
* Accelerate time to value with SOA connectivity using DataPower appliances
* Customer Reference
* Maximize SOA with Flexible Infrastructure and Management
* How to Achieve ROI with SOA

Impact Comes to You will get you thinking about how to use SOA and the WebSphere platform that powers it to leverage existing resources to meet business and IT objectives. If you could not make it to Orlando for IMPACT 2007, then join us at the Impact Comes to You in Coral Gables! Of course, there is no cost or obligation to attend.

International Conference on Java Technology 2007

Here is a link where you’ll find all the Technical Sessions Slides.

IBM Gets you started on SOA

For those interested in IBM’s family of products supporting and enabling SOA, this event will be a good opportunity to get access to all this technology, interact with IBM experts and get the feeling of it through hands on labs.

Check it out !

When: Tuesday, September 18th, 2007
Where: Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, Florida 33134
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (registration starts at 8:30 a.m.)
Investment: Free of charge, no cost or obligation.

For more details see Get started on SOA with WebSphere’s proven, flexible entry points

Central Florida Software Symposium, Orlando August 24-26th 2007

Join Us for the Premier Technically focused Java/Agility event series returning to Orlando on August 24-26th for the 2007 Central Florida Software Symposium!

Event Name: Central Florida Software Symposium 2007
Dates: August 24-26, 2007
Location: Orlando, FL

The 2007 Central Florida Software Symposium is coming to on August 24-26th. COSS 2007 will offer five (5) concurrent sessions for you to choose from. The hot topics covered at COSS 2007 include:

* Spring 2.0
* Groovy/Grails
* Domain Driven Design
* Annotations
* Java Concurrency
* Java 6.0
* JRuby
* Enterprise Ajax
* JPA and many more!

We have a great set of speakers lined up for you to enjoy featuring:

Scott Davis, author of “GIS for Web Developers” & Editor-in-Chief of
Bruce Tate, author of “Ruby for Java Programmers”
David Geary, co-author of “Core JSF”
Ryan Breidenbach, co-author of “Spring in Action”
Neal Ford, author of “Art of Java Web Development”
Mark Richards, author of “Java Transaction Design Strategies”
Ted Neward, author of “Effective Enterprise Java”
and many more…

The No Fluff Just Stuff Symposium series is regarded as the premier Java/Agility event series anywhere serving over 18,000 attendees with some 100 events since 2002. The popularity of the NFJS symposium series
can be traced to the following:

1). Exceptional Speakers
2). Limited Attendance – capped at 250 people
3). No Vendors, No Sales Pitches, no Marketecture
4). Excellent networking opportunities with speakers and fellow attendees
5). The Best Value in the Java conferencing space period

Early Bird Registration: $750/person good thru 8/06/07

Special $50 discount available to all JUG Members, use the discount
code, nfjsusergroup50 when registering.

Excellent Group Discounts Available – bring your entire development team
to the show good thru 8/06/07

5-9 Attendees: $675/person
10-14 Attendees: $650person
15-24 Attendees: $625/person
25-over Attendees: $600/person

Great Swag in 2007 – all attendees receive a new 2007 NFJS laptop bag &
custom leather binder.

Excellent Giveaways – Nintendo Wiis and Apple iPods

Join us for a great show! We appreciate your support and patronage!!

Software Symposium 2007:

Venue: Sheraton Studio City with room rate of $99/night available

All the Best,

Jay Zimmerman
NFJS 2007 Symposium Director

OSCON 2007 Open Source Convention

Here is a link where you can find all OSCON 2007  Technical Sessions Slides.

Cluster Your JVM to SIMPLIFY application architecture

Here is an interesting article about Terracota Clustering in infoQ. It covers a good deal of the product features explained in a very clever and straight way by its CTO Ari Zilka. Enjoy it !
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March 2023



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