Emad Benjamin has been in the IT industry for the past twenty years. He graduated with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the University of Wollongong. Earlier in his career, he was a C++ software engineer, then in 1997, he switched to programming with Java, and has been focusing on Java ever since. For the past seven years, his focus has been Java on VMware vSphere, vFabric GemFire and SQLFire. Emad has been at VMware since 2005, and is the author of the Enterprise Java Applications Architecture on VMware book. Emad has previously presented at VMworld, SpringOne, and Open World on the subject of Java virtualization.
This session shares many of the production proven methods of running Java on vSphere. Covering scalability, load balancer integration, zero-downtime of application releases, best practices, use Java API to automate VM manipulation, troubleshooting techniques, and how to improve your application architecture using vFabric components in addition to vSphere.