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John O' Hara, Chairman - AMQP Working Group

 John  O' Hara, Chairman - AMQP Working Group John O'Hara is an executive director and distinguished engineer in JPMorgan's investment bank technology division in London. He has over 15 years of commercial computing experience and has successfully delivered many large scale technology projects at the bank across the firm's business lines including equities, F&O, prime brokerage, rates and fixed income. John is the originator of AMQP and currently holds the chair of the AMQP Working Group which collectively owns the protocol. John graduated with a BSc Honours degree in Computer Science and Electronic Engineering from Aston University.

Presentation: "Panel: Advanced Message Queue Protocol Implementors and Adopters" - (NB! only 45 min.)"

Track:   Banking Architectures

Time: Thursday 17:15 - 18:00

Location: Fleming Room


The Advanced Message Queuing Protocol www.amqp.org is an initiative to create a language neutral wire level protocol for enterprise messaging.

This panel joins AMQP's leading banks and implementation vendors for the first time in public, and will discuss three topics:

  1. Yet another message queue protocol? Introducing the spec and its business drivers, with John O'Hara, the AMQP Working Group chair.
  2. How do I use AMQP? Leading implementations and insights into where AMQP is being adopted in 2007.
  3. Roadmap for AMQP: timelines, licensing, specification release dates, and interoperability with other standards.

The panel will conclude with a broader discussion about the future for open innovation, open standards, open source and open financial platforms.

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