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Matthew Fowler, Director NT/e

 Matthew  Fowler

Matthew Fowler has over 30 years experience in the IT industry with a focus on software development. His professional career spans periods with major IT vendors and users, as well as in consulting and running his own companies.

Matthew is currently Managing Director of NT/e, which has a long track record in large scale systems development and integration. NT/e was one of the first integration specialists to adopt the J2EE platform, providing consulting support to BEA/WebLogic in many of the major European deployments of J2EE. The Company has particular expertise in building high performance, high volume enterprise solutions in the financial services industry sector.

Matthew gained a degree in Computer Science, when it was still called Electrical Engineering, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Presentation: "Panel Discussion on Scalability issues"

Time: Thursday 10:30 - 11:30

Location: Shelley Room


What does it take to scale? This panel will bring together leading architects and solution providers in the area of performance, scalability, fault tolerance, and clustering; the panel will explore current and emerging architectures, practices, and solutions for achieving predictable performance & scalability.

The panel is moderated by Ryan Slobojan

Presentation: "Less = More: A Java Solution"

Time: Thursday 11:45 - 12:45

Location: Shelley Room

The scalability equation for the next generation of Java applications goes something like this:
            LESS ( Investment x TimeToMarket ) =
            MORE (Customers x Data x Processing x Reliability x Performance )
CloudTran is a combination of infrastructure and development environment to support developers in building these new applications.  We will discuss the forces at work, why architecture will have to change and how CloudTran helps.