9:00am - 10:30am Opening Session
Opening Remarks & Awards
James Arthur Gosling, Ph.D., Chief Scientist, Java Software; VP and Fellow, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
James Gosling is currently a VP & Fellow at Sun Microsystems. He has built satellite data acquisition systems, a multiprocessor version of Unix, several compilers, mail systems and window managers. He has also built a WYSIWYG text editor, a constraint based drawing editor and a text editor called `Emacs' for Unix systems. At Sun his early activity was as lead engineer of the NeWS window system. He did the original design of the Java programming language and implemented its original compiler and virtual machine. He received a BS in Computer Science from the University of Calgary, Canada in 1977. He received a PhD in Computer Science from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1983. His thesis was entitled "The Algebraic Manipulation of Constraints".
10:30am - 11:00am Break
11:00am - 12:30pm
Session Chair: Steve Vinoski, IONA Technologies, Inc.
Gustaf Neumann and Uwe Zdun, University of Essen, Germany
Performance Patterns: Automated Scenario Based ORB Performance Evaluation
Object-Oriented Pattern-Based Parallel Programming with Automatically Generated Frameworks
12:30pm - 2:00pm Lunch (on your own)
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Session Chair: Yi-Min Wang, Microsoft Research
Galen C. Hunt, Microsoft Research and Michael L. Scott , University of Rochester
Implementing Causal Logging Using OrbixWeb Interception
Quality of Service Aware Distributed Object Systems
3:30pm - 4:00pm Break
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Objects and Databases
Session Chair: Rajendra Raj, Morgan Stanley & Company
Grzegorz Czajkowski, Tobias Mayr, Praveen Seshadri, and Thorsten von Eicken, Cornell University
Address Translation Strategies in the Texas Persistent Store