For any audience, as a keynote presentation
The era of the big, heavy, transactionally-oriented relational-backed client/server topology, as best described by the J2EE Specification and Blueprints document, seems to be over. The era of the lightweight, transactionally-oriented relational-backed client/server topology seems to be at its zenith. Is this really where we want to be when building enterprise systems? And how did we end up here, anyway? What's the new "enterprise" developer supposed to do?
Published on 02 June 2023